a bunch of italian designers has received first position in bee breeders’ newest festival to expand 25 sustainable eco accommodations within the desolate tract panorama of abu dhabi. designed by way of egidio cutillo, giuseppe ricupero, stefania schirò and enrico capanni, the successful venture has been decided on by way of the jury for its ‘distinctive conceptual manner of ephemeral placemaking that dissolves again into nature as ruins over the years.’
post-use view: the sand ruins go back to develop into a part of the desolate tract
the scheme consists of 3 portions: sand ruins, dwelling pods, and a commonplace hub. reflecting the herbal geographies of the panorama, the sand ruins are a chain of three-D revealed configurations that outline the liveable environments. made out of sand, those interventions will go to pot over the years, returning to develop into a part of the desolate tract. the sand ruins are outlined by way of very thick partitions and nice thermal inertia, making sure coverage from the new desolate tract solar, and are to be had to deal with human and non-human lifestyles.
inside view: using a sand damage with its dwelling pods
the dwelling pods are inserted within the sand ruins. designed as extra managed, cell and technically refined environments, those pods supply visitors with a comfy keep even within the excessive climatic stipulations. the pods include a chain of self sustaining cells provided with a roof protecting. when now not in use, they may be able to be disassembled and moved to a brand new website, leaving the deserted sand ruins to regularly erode away.
threshold view: between the milky means and the desolate tract
the typical hub is conceived as a synthetic oasis to offer visitors with very important refreshment. to counterpoint the vastness of the desolate tract, the hub is crowned with a enormous quilt that defines a big collective shaded house underneath which to prototype new sand archaeology. listed below are concentrated commonplace services and products, reversible and regenerable, which might cyclically disappear leaving just a new hint within the context.
aerial view of the typical hub: a sheet at the desolate tract
the bee breeders jury mentioned of the venture: ‘heritage device sticks out with its distinctive conceptual manner of ephemeral placemaking that dissolves again into nature as ruins over the years. the tips of bodily reminiscence, and an unique solution to sustainability and construction lifestyles cycle is exceptional. bodily, the slow transition from the outside to the inner global via a chain of thresholds, and the grand roof cover of the typical hub big enough to shape its personal microclimate, are low-tech however robust architectural gestures that reply to native environmental constraints. the standard and nuances of the entire illustration are recommended.’
underneath the roof of the typical hub: a synthetic oasis
ecolodges major plan. 50 square – 80 square
exploded axonometric (80square unit)
phase via a dwelling pod
thermal convenience diagram
sand to sand: lifecycle of the accommodations
commonplace hub plan
transformations: lifecycle of the typical hub
venture title: heritage device
festival: bee breeders mega dunes eco accommodations – abu dhabi
festival standing: first prize winner
design workforce: egidio cutillo, giuseppe ricupero, stefania schirò, enrico capanni
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edited by way of: lynne myers | designboom