How to build an illuminating bamboo installation

By Precarious Architecture (Venice) and Natural Born Builders (Viareggio) in collaboration with Association of Architects of Venice The idea is to build a large object that could challenge the rules of gravity and be evocative for the City of Venice. Natural materials are used for the realization of the project: bamboo coming from …

Textile Code • a new ethical code

Precarious Architecture presents: Textile Code A new ethical code for upcycling scrap wool A social enhancement project is born starting from a company’s discarded material. Quality wool is crafted for producing warm blankets for volunteer associations assisting homeless people in the territory. The Textile Code label contains information on solidarity, sharing, assistance …

Culture in (is) struggle

Inhabit the territory • X Collective Architecture Gathering Great Canary and Tenerife, from 14th to 23rd July 2017 For the X annual meeting, the Collective Architecture network reactivates places in the neighborhood of San Nicolàs, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, through a series of self-construction interventions, inviting international collectives …

Den

The idea is to transform a haystack in an outdoor seating area. A horse will eat the fodder forming a concavity in the bale, which will be reversed to become a place to sit. Everything will be wrapped in a strip of felt. In its soft pockets could be found …

agRorà

Urban space for opportunities and cultural contamination A Rural Boxx project, featuring Ctrl+Z, D1618, lamatraKa agRorà is a socio-cultural laboratory born through the synergic combination of a physical structure with a cultural program. It mainly aims at opening spaces and offering opportunities to those socio-cultural activities already existing on the …

How to build a geodesic dome

The initial idea of a dome built using the technique of super adobe is reformulated in order to make the structure removable and portable. We proceed studying a geodesic dome , maintaing the initial shape with a grid of beams. Due to a design need, the spherical shape of the …

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