MM HOUSE

MM HOUSE

Rome, Italy, 2019 For the renovation project of this small apartment for B&B use in the Monteverde area we used sustainable solutions and natural materials. In fact, existing wooden fixtures and furnishings have been recovered and natural finishes have been used, such as solid oak interlocking floors and natural lime-based plaster. Furthermore, for the impermeable...
SIT A BEAT

SIT A BEAT

Seclì (LE), Italy, 2017 SIT A BEAT is a temporary structure created through an urban co-design and co-creation laboratory organized with citizens and students in Piazza San Paolo a Seclì (LE). The action was part of the “AGORÀ project: how to do and how to be a community”, funded by Regione Puglia for the purpose...
INHIDEOUT _ ROME FILM FESTIVAL 2015

INHIDEOUT _ ROME FILM FESTIVAL 2015

Rome, Italy, 2015 Inhideout is a temporary installation for the setting up of the autonomous section Alice nella Città, an international film festival dedicated to the younger generations that takes place in the Auditorium Parco della Musica, as part of the 2015 Rome Film Festival. The circular structure, made with 6 mc of reclaimed wood,...
SLAB _ ROCK PROJECT

SLAB _ ROCK PROJECT

Bologna, Italy, 2018 “Slab”: type of very powerful wave that is generated from the deep waters of the sea and breaks into shallow water. The temporary installation SLAB in Piazza Scaravilli was born as part of the Rock Project, an European project (May 2017 – April 2020) promoted by the Municipality of Bologna and the...
NEW AMREF OFFICE

NEW AMREF OFFICE

Rome, Italy, 2018 The project of the new Amref Health Africa office has redefined the organization and furnishing of the offices of about 50 employees. In particular, the entrance was configured as a pivot point at which kitchen, secretary and smart working space was positioned. A sort of distributive compass accompanies the different spaces and...
IBIZA TREKKING YOGA

IBIZA TREKKING YOGA

Ibiza, Spain, 2015 Immersed in the countryside near Sant Josep de sa Talaia, south of the island of Ibiza, the project of the new holiday accommodation of the Italian-Spanish organization Ibiza Trekking Yoga aims to create a place that can offer guests a moment of quiet and relaxation immersed in nature. The building was entirely...
VIAMACERATA COWORKING

VIAMACERATA COWORKING

Rome, Italy, 2018 Finally, after several years of precariousness, BAG decides to take home and does it together with a friend association, A Sud. Therefore, we decided to rent this space located in the roman neighbourhood Pigneto and renovating DIY. Thus, a long and difficult construction site began to realize completely by ourselves technical installations,...
K_ALMA SOCIAL CARPENTRY

K_ALMA SOCIAL CARPENTRY

Rome, Italy, 2017 The interior design project of the K_alma Social Carpenter was not just a design project but above all a contribution to a social inclusion project. On the initiative of Gabriella Guido, manager of the entrepreneurial project, carpentry has as its objective the training, integration and employment of migrants and asylum seekers in...
EVA _ SELF-BUILT ECOVILLAGE

EVA _ SELF-BUILT ECOVILLAGE

Pescomaggiore, L’Aquila, Italy, 2OO9 Called EVA, the Italian acronym of Self-build Ecovillage, the project is located a short distance from Pescomaggiore, a village destroyed by the earthquake that hit the mountain region of L’Aquila in central Italy on 6 April 2009. The reconstruction project was entrusted to BAG by a group of inhabitants of the...
PIAZZA GASPAROTTO URBAN LIVING LAB

PIAZZA GASPAROTTO URBAN LIVING LAB

Padova, Italy, 2017 Winner of the 2016 Culturability competition, Piazza Gasparotto Urban Living Lab is a process of urban regeneration and social innovation that unites associations, companies, research bodies, institutions and citizens with the common intention of reactivating the 2200 square meters of unused public space of Piazza Gasparotto . Thanks to a co-design path,...
ROLLING PAPERS

ROLLING PAPERS

Sciacca, Italy, 2016 It is a temporary library set up inside the old Caricatore caves, an important local historical monument. The project was developed in collaboration with the cultural association Factory and some papier-mâché artisans, committed for generations to the production of the allegorical wagons of the Sciacca carnival. The installation was carried out through...
ECOSTATION _ IAH SUMMER2018

ECOSTATION _ IAH SUMMER2018

San Cataldo (LE), Italy, 2018 Eco-station Lab is a project developed within the international architecture festival IAH Summer 2018 organized by Archistart, in collaboration with the Municipality of Lecce, to encourage the gathering of several stakeholders active in the urban regeneration framework. This is one of the four self-construction workshops organized by the festival and...
TRULLO BELLO

TRULLO BELLO

Ceglie Messapica (BR), Italy, 2014 Located in the heart of Valle D’Itria, this trullo has been renovated with full respect for the traditional construction techniques of masters trullari. It is a conservative restoration in which some solutions have been found to give habitability and transform the building into a prestigious summer residence. Local limestone, natural...
BAG win the price AAA 2015

BAG win the price AAA 2015

For the Prize Ad’A 2015, Adriatic Architectures, came to answering 107 projects that have committed 77 design firms and over 500 designers, consultants and collaborators. The EVA project was selected by the jury as the winner of the AAA Special Mention. For more information: www.premioada.it.
LOOK (C)UP _ FRAMMENTI 2014

LOOK (C)UP _ FRAMMENTI 2014

Monte Porzio Catone (RM), Italy, 2014 The project was born from the need of the Frascati Cultural Association Semintesta to carry out an experimental set-up for the Festival Frammenti 2014, a music festival at its 14th edition which is organized for the first time in the Tuscolo Archaeological and Cultural Park. The design of the structure comes from...
BAGGY WAVE _ ITALIA SURF EXPO 2014

BAGGY WAVE _ ITALIA SURF EXPO 2014

Santa Severa (RM), Italy, 2014 Created during the days of Italy Surf Expo 2014, BAGGY WAVE is a temporary installation that has hosted the “relax area” in the water. The structure is made up of irregular bows in splitted bamboo and has been supplemented by a lighting system and shading drapes. It was completed in...
BRUSH ME! _ MONK CLUB

BRUSH ME! _ MONK CLUB

Rome, Italy, 2014 The installation was carried out for the inauguration of the new Monk Club. The structure, which decorates the outdoor spaces, is composed of modular elements in bamboo and wood that combine to create a flexible system of shaded seats. It was carried out by the BAG team through the organization of a...
BAG participates in the ‘OpenHouseRoma 2014’ event

BAG participates in the ‘OpenHouseRoma 2014’ event

The straw bale house in the Quadraro neighborhood was open on 11th May 2014, as part of the third edition of the OpenHouseRoma. The festival was open to the public, free of charge, Rome’s major architectural spaces. Visits taked place at 3pm, 4pm and 5pm on Sunday. For more information, visit www.openhouseroma.org
Boundaries

Boundaries

Building with Straw-Bale in Rome. In the spring of 2013 Beyond Architecture Groupcompleted the Trizzino House at the Quadraro, in Rome. A complex challenge that required from BAG a constant effort for convincing the client, the building company and the administration of the quality of the project. The Quadraro is a neighborhood naturally inclined towards...
Boundaries

Boundaries

E.V.A. from the earthquake to a DIY eco-village. Re-building a resilient community. We reached Aquila a month after the earthquake (which took place on 6th April 2009) with a cart-tent that was to become our studio and living quarters for the following year. After a few weeks, which consisted of meetings with councilors, mayors and...
NEW ACROBAX

NEW ACROBAX

Rome, Italy, 2013 The project proposal for the new expansion of the Acrobax social center redefines the entrance courtyard by presenting a new façade with openings of different sizes and alignments. The new space serves as a cafeteria and a small neighborhood library. To realize it, the construction technique of the load-bearing straw bales was...
BAMWOOD _ GNAM EXIBITION 2015

BAMWOOD _ GNAM EXIBITION 2015

Monza, Italy, 2015 In the Park of the Reggia di Monza at Villa Mirabello BAG has created a temporary installation for “GNAM_The art and the science of transforming food”, an exhibition, organized by CREDA Onlus and Consorzio Villa Reale, which fits into the busy EXPO2015 program. With the aim of creating a shaded area in...
OFF/THE/CUFF

OFF/THE/CUFF

Rome, Italy, 2016 “Off the cuff”: extemporaneous, improvised. It is a temporary installation made in the gardens of the Monk Club in collaboration with IndiLab. A project of collective self-construction and co-design able to experiment new forms of collaboration and acquire new skills. It is not just an architectural installation but a team building experiment....
ECOSTAGE _ BORGOFESTIVAL

ECOSTAGE _ BORGOFESTIVAL

Fiano Romano (RM), Italy, 2013 The project was developed on the occasion of Borgofestival 2013 in collaboration with LAN, a group of architects expert in Arundo Donax structures coordinated by architect Francesco Poli. A temporary structure has been created that combines in a single experience the construction techniques related to two natural materials: rods and...
PROTOTYPING STRAW

PROTOTYPING STRAW

Cisternino (BR), Italy, 2010 Prototyping Straw is an independent experimentation path developed with the aim to deepen the topic of the construction of load-bearing straw bale technique. We have created two small prototypes and in each of them we have tested different technical solutions. This allowed us to optimize some construction details such as the...
QUADRARO

QUADRARO

Rome, Italy, 2012. One of the objectives of this project was to debunk the cliché that straw was suitable for buildings only in rural settings. It is a private residence built on one level for an area of about 180 square meters and built with a wooden frame and padding in straw bales. The high...
SALENTO GREEN ARCHITECTURE

SALENTO GREEN ARCHITECTURE

Campi Salentina (LE), Italy, 2010 “Every time an old man dies in Africa, it is as if a library has burnt down” (Amadou Hampâté Bâ, a Malian philosopher). Today in many communities of Africa the wisdom of the elderly continues to be respected. In a research carried out in Senegal, respondents of various ages stated...
Il Corriere della Sera

Il Corriere della Sera

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BAG participates in the ‘OpenHouseRoma 2013’ event

BAG participates in the ‘OpenHouseRoma 2013’ event

OpenHouseRoma is organized by the ‘Open City Roma’ cultural association, which is part of the London based wider committee called ‘Open House Worlwide’. As of today, the event takes place every year, in 19 cities around the world, promoting quality architecture and involving millions of citizens and tourists in the discovery of such cities. On...
BAG is one of the best sustainable architectural firms of 2012

BAG is one of the best sustainable architectural firms of 2012

The important architecture portal “architetturaecosostenibile.it” has compiled the ranking of the top 10 projects of sustainable architecture, green and the most innovative of 2012. There are Italian or not. Residential and office buildings, sports and leisure and entire neighborhoods. The straw bale house designed by BAG in Rome is in 2nd place. Go to top...
Maxxi 2012

Maxxi 2012

July 2012, Rome, Italy. As part of the international architectural competition Ecoluoghi 2011 organized by the Ministry of Environment and the Association Mecenate 90, BAG involved with the project “STRAW BALE HOUSE IN THE DOLOMITES” the group exhibition at the MAXXI in Rome from June 1, 2012 to July 31 2012. The stand was made...
Il Venerdi di Repubblica

Il Venerdi di Repubblica

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Il Corriere della Sera

Il Corriere della Sera

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Legno Architettura 05

Legno Architettura 05

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Architetti

Architetti

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Il Mattino

Il Mattino

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Glamour

Glamour

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Ecoluoghi 2011

Ecoluoghi 2011

October 2010, Rome, Italy. BAG wins the international architectural competition Ecoluoghi 2011 organized by the Ministry of Environment and the Association Macenate 90 with the project “STRAWBAL HOUSE ON THE DOLOMITES”.
Edilizia e Territorio

Edilizia e Territorio

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Domus Aurea

Domus Aurea

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IL

IL

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Semplicemente Legno

Semplicemente Legno

1 to 5 September 2010, Sutrio (UD), Italy. BAG speaks at the Second International Symposium of Architecture and Design of Wood, an event curated by CESFAM Centre Services for the Forest and Activities of the Mountain and 4AD-For Architectural Design and sponsored by the City of Sutrio and Provincial Agency for Energy Udine.
Index Urbis

Index Urbis

9 to 12 June 2010, Rome, Italy. Bag exposes the project EVA within the Festival of Architecture in Rome.
How nature controls and design

How nature controls and design

7 to 21 May 2010, Rome, Italy. EVA BAG exposes the project at the Literary Cafe in Rome on the occasion of “How nature controls and design” an exhibition-event of architecture and design organized by D’Arch Studio.
Liberazione

Liberazione

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Casa dell'Architettura

Casa dell’Architettura

6 to 20 April 2010, Rome, Italy. Bag sets the EVA project and treats the exhibition in the House of Architecture in Rome.
Alias

Alias

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D La Repubblica

D La Repubblica

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Il Corriere della Sera

Il Corriere della Sera

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Il Manifesto

Il Manifesto

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