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, 2009 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 project was entrusted to BAG by a group of inhabitants of the destroyed...
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...
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!

BRUSH ME!

Rome, Italy, July 2014 The installation has been created for the inauguration of the new Monk Club (ex La Palma Club). The structure, which furnishes the external spaces, is composed of modular bamboo and wood elements that combining one with each other create a flexible system of shaded seatings . It was created by the team BAG through the organization of a workshop held during the days of the opening festival.  
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...