From storage cylinder to city icon
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The Polish Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
Polish Pavilion Commissioner: Hanna Wróblewska
Deputy Commissioner: Joanna Wasko
Oskar Hansen: Open Form
An exhibition highlighting the work of Oskar Hansen (1922-2005), architect, urban planner,
Annett Zinsmeister– Urban Shelter?
While the previous exhibition at BNKR, “In the Room with_”, addressed the artistic appropr
Victor Jones: Infrastructural Etiquette Exhibition
Opening Reception: October 7, 7pm
Sergio Musmeci + Zenaide
This adaptive reuse project shows what can be achieved when a little imagination is used to transform an old industrial building
LAVA’s winning competition entry for an energy park and energy storage building in Heidelberg, Germany for the Stadtwerke Heidelberg, will commence construction in 2017.
The existing cylindrical-shaped storage centre has been transformed into a dynamic sculpture, a city icon, a knowledge hub on sustainable energy and fully accessible to the public with city views.
LAVA assembled a Berlin-based expert team to develop the design concept including A24, White Void, Priedemann and Transsolar.
Tobias Wallisser, LAVA director, said: “Our starting point for the concept was: ‘How can the parameters of energy transition, decentralisation, networking, flexibility and adaptability be made visible in the design? How can an adaptive, dynamic system be produced without extreme technical control?’”
LAVA’s solution was a multi-layered façade structure, inspi