Design

Yuya Ushida: sofa_XXXX

'Sofa_xxxx' by yuya UshidaDesigner with offices in Germany, is an expandable and retractable seating system that converts from couch to chair. The cabinet is constructed from 8.000 chopsticks that have been individually cut at different lengths and polished to achieve the correct angles needed to build the structure.
Rings and joints were used to connect the elements of the sofa and give it adaptability and flexibility. Overall, it took three months of work to get the job done. The “XXXX” sofa can support a maximum of three people of 70kg each.

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Design

LECO, the system for differentiated waste collection with a playful aspect by FLUSSOCREATIVO

Leco, fully equipped ecological station designed by Flussocreativo, It has a young and colorful appearance, with a strong playful reference imprinted in the collective memory.

 It 'a siatema of containers for waste collection, composed of five elements in the low density polyethylene (LDPE), two of which for the aluminum and the glass, in the respective blue and green colors and two, of larger size, for the white and yellow card for plastics. The four elements are positioned in turn on a fifth element, gray color, which serves as a base.

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Architecture

Antonio Ravalli Architects, Mino

Recovery project of a former canapificio in a youth hostel in Migliarino, Ferrara. The intervention is located inside the municipal multipurpose center of Migliarino, obtained from the recovery of a former canapificio, and concerns a portion of the building of 510 square meters, intended to house a youth hostel. The project can count for its execution on a reduced regional financing and a dubious operating profitability. The management aspect is therefore a central element of the project: economic and energy saving become the primary objective. The intervention is thought of as

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