Via Pesaro 6, Roma
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Water House
Bologna - invited
Rainwater recovery and groundwater pollution have long been central themes of the architectural debate: today Architects and thinkers are focusing their research on new housing models, inspired by the responsible use of environmental resources. By contrast, Water House is a house prototype designed as a response to apocalyptic scenarios: it originates from the hypothetical failure of any landscape preservation strategy and of any conscious use of natural resources. In this future catastrophic scenario humanity will be forced to totally re-think the housing typology, and dwellings will become large containers of the most precious natural resource: water! In the Water House prototype rooms will be tanks to collect water, and the walls will be re-interpreted as living spaces: walls, traditionally used as partitions or structure, here become interstitial spaces containing all living systems. The installation proposal for Bologna Water De