Pallet Pavilion

© Ann Coates

Pallet Pavilion

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 12/29/2012 3:15:36 AM

Wow Ann - This is very cool! Great capture and info! #1505839

Michelle Alton 12/29/2012 4:21:30 AM

Humans can really be ingenious creatures when they meet up with need! Wonderful image and story, Ann. #10486384

Jack Gaskin 12/29/2012 5:28:28 AM


Jack #10486463

John Connolly level-deluxe 12/29/2012 11:39:07 AM

I would like to see this become a permanent structure Ann! What an ingenious building! #10487197

Marijana Fajgl level-deluxe 12/29/2012 1:04:51 PM

Fantastic scene and info Ann! #10487527

Kay E. Mahoney level-deluxe 12/29/2012 2:52:26 PM

That is really neat. Love the design of it. I agree, they should leave it there. Loved the story. #10487880

Nina Shields level-deluxe 12/29/2012 5:10:55 PM

Ann, what a fascinating approach; love the photo and it's a marvelous story telling image and a tribute to creativity and resilience. Excellent in all regards! #10488238

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-deluxe 12/29/2012 5:37:09 PM

What a fantastic and beautiful idea, Ann! Fabulous image! :-) k #10488294

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 12/30/2012 1:07:19 PM

Out of disaster creativity is born and this is an amazing tribute to the people who have overcome their grief by building something together that is gorgeous and functional. Thank you Ann for sharing this with the world. #10489860

Tiia Vissak level-deluxe 12/31/2012 7:42:23 AM

very original! #10491551

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 1/23/2013 7:53:05 PM

Outstanding Ann, congrats on your super finalist!

jo ann c. #10530715

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 1/24/2013 12:22:27 AM

wonderful finalist, congratulations Ann!!! #10531422

Tiia Vissak level-deluxe 1/24/2013 12:41:28 AM

Congratulations! #10531484

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-deluxe 1/24/2013 2:49:06 AM

WOW! How creative! And so is this marvellous image, Ann. It would be such a shame to tear it down. I hope it stays.
And I hope this one makes gold! Congratulations!! #10531818

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 1/24/2013 4:14:17 AM

Huge congrats and best luck on this awesome finalist and all your gorgeous finalists, Ann!! Best luck on all!! #10532005

Connie J. Bagot 1/24/2013 7:51:26 AM

Congratulations on an amazing group of finalists Ann! #10532677

Colette M. Metcalf 1/24/2013 8:03:13 AM

Congratulations!!! #10532731

Marijana Fajgl level-deluxe 1/24/2013 12:12:28 PM

This is your month, Ann! Big congratulations! #10533778

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 1/24/2013 2:30:10 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #10534304

Thomas E. Hinds 1/24/2013 5:31:58 PM

A beautiful story and image, Ann! Wow! Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist! #10534883

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 1/24/2013 5:33:35 PM

Congratulation Ann on another great finalist. #10534889

Lana Arcemont level-deluxe 1/24/2013 5:51:09 PM

Congratulations! #10534992

Rona L. Schwarz 1/24/2013 7:35:35 PM

WOW! How fantastic, Ann! Another marvelous image and something so different for you! But what a wonderful story...Huge Congrats on another amazing Finalist! Hope to see it with Gold next! #10535413

Barbara Waldoch 1/24/2013 9:52:02 PM

Congratulations on your Finalists, Ann! #10535596

Sharon Gardiner level-deluxe 1/25/2013 12:03:09 AM

Congratulations on all your finalists, Ann. Well deserved. #10535769

John Connolly level-deluxe 1/26/2013 12:34:08 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist Award Ann, you did well with this one! #10538625

Barbara Mason level-deluxe 1/27/2013 5:37:50 PM

Congratulations on your Winner Ann !! #10540434

Kathryn Wesserling level-deluxe 1/27/2013 5:49:33 PM

Congratulations for the Gold!

Thank you for the story. Having the groupings the way they are made me think of how an orchestra is arranged. #10540479

Thomas E. Hinds 1/27/2013 5:50:09 PM

A wonderful Winner! Congratulations, Ann! Love it! #10540481

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 1/27/2013 6:58:10 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful capture and winner Ann!! #10540718

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 1/27/2013 7:45:07 PM

CONGRATZ on the terrific Gold Winner, Ann!!!!

UB. #10540839

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 1/27/2013 8:19:49 PM

Huge congrats on a fantastic winner, Ann!!! Hope that it will be displayed at the location, too!!! Would be so cool!! #10540884

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-deluxe 1/27/2013 8:21:07 PM

Congratulations on your gold win, Ann. I'm so happy for you. #10540889

Rona L. Schwarz 1/27/2013 8:31:01 PM

I'm thrilled to see this a Gold Winner, Ann! I love it so! Huge Congratulations!!!! #10540915

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 1/27/2013 11:25:38 PM

congratulations on your gorgeous win!!! #10541159

Mary K. Robison level-deluxe 1/28/2013 12:42:58 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved Gold Winner, Ann! Wonderful capture and composition! #10541225

Colette M. Metcalf level-deluxe 1/28/2013 2:01:00 AM

Congratulations on your GOLD!!!! #10541316

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 1/28/2013 4:11:27 AM

Congratulations on your win Ann! #10541555

Terry Cervi level-deluxe 1/28/2013 6:32:44 AM

Congrats on your very cool win, Ann! #10541840

Val Feldman level-deluxe 1/28/2013 7:38:05 AM

Warmest congrats, Ann, on your excellent Gold Win...Wonderful story of resourceful creativeness to fill a need and a great capture of it! WTG, my friend! #10541920

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 1/28/2013 8:25:58 AM

Well deserved gold badge, Ann Congratulations #10542027

Michelle Alton level-deluxe 1/28/2013 11:27:16 AM

Love to see that you've continued on the golden path, Ann! This was a truly worthy win!

Congraulations! #10542489

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 1/28/2013 12:43:58 PM

Beautiful work Ann. Congratulations on your Win. #10542618

Marijana Fajgl level-deluxe 1/28/2013 1:21:21 PM

Big congratulations on your fantastic winner, Ann! #10542713

Sabrina Ryan level-deluxe 1/28/2013 7:43:17 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Winning image, Ann #10543238

Avril Young level-deluxe 1/29/2013 1:08:31 AM

congrats on this outstanding win Ann, well done indeed.. #10543446

Cindy Bendush level-deluxe 1/29/2013 3:14:58 PM

Huge congratulations on your exceptional gold win! #10544599

Sharon Gardiner level-deluxe 1/31/2013 12:03:07 AM

Wow. Congratulations on you win Ann. Well done. #10547028

Joannie Bertucci level-deluxe 1/31/2013 11:35:40 AM

And Christchurch moves forward with pride and strength! Congrats on your gold badge win Ann and thank you for sharing this amazing story! #10547717

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This is our city's answer to the lack of music venues because of the earthquakes destroying many of them. The Pallet Pavilion is made up of 3000 recycled pallets and took 3000 hours of volunteer work to create. It has seating for 200 people and will host many community events, such as the Teddy Bears' picnic to be held on New Years Eve. This image is looking at it from the outside. I have to say this is one of the coolest things I have seen. Inside is fantastic. There is a stage, seating and tables and at night it is lit up and looks beautiful. The idea was brought to life by Gap Filler, an organisation that makes use of the empty spaces in our city. This is a temporary venue and will stay here until April next year, although I think it should stay permanently.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 640, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 32.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 12/29/2012 12:17:13 AM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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