Architecture

Venice Biennale 2012 / German Pavilion

The German Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2012, organized by ARCH + and sponsored among others by Dornbracht, was edited by Muck Petzet, Konstantin Grcic and Erica Overmeer, the theme is one of the three R's: REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE, see the existing architecture as a resource, a heritage to draw from riqualificandolo , considering this as a new opportunity for the creative architect.

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Architecture

Triptyque Architecture, Harmonia_57

Designed by Triptyque Harmonia and nicknamed 57, this office building and artists' workshops is immersed in a creative district on the west side of São Paulo. Two volumes comprise the building, which is coated with a skin of porous concrete with pockets to accommodate the plants. A complex network of water recycling collects rainwater and gray water for use in irrigation and toilet, while a green roof helps to minimize the outflow of rainwater.

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