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 …

LIGHTSCAPES – Making of

The 15th International Architecture Exhibition “REPORTING FROM THE FRONT” will be open until Sunday November 27th 2016 at the Giardini and Arsenale venues. It is directed by Alejandro Aravena who explains his approach: “..the Venice Biennale is the most important architectural show in the world, but it is not about …

The Theater of the useFULL – Venice Biennale 2016

Why did we build this installation for Venice? Rural Studio explains in detail the idea of supporting two local projects: Cooperativa Caracol and Assembly for Social Housing. The THEATER of the USEFULL a project by Rural Studio, Auburn University AL Beds, cabinets, panels for supporting two local projects: a shelter center for …

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 …

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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