Temporary installation BAMWOOD

Temporary installation BAMWOOD

Monza, Italy, 2015 In Monza Park at Villa Mirabello BAG has created a temporary installation for the exhibition “GNAM, The art and science of converting food”. The use of bamboo has allowed us to create a lightweight support to sun screens, leaving visible the front of the Villa.
LOOK (C)UP to Frammenti 2014

LOOK (C)UP to Frammenti 2014

Monte Porzio Catone (RM), Italy, 2014 Created during the” Frammenti 2014” Festival days ,  LOOK (C) UP is an installation realized with 120 wood pallets. It is an unconventional observatory, an intimate space where you can watch the stars. The structure is located within the area of cultural and archaeological Tuscolo Park  and is open to visitors every weekend.
Temporary installation BAGGY WAVE

Temporary installation BAGGY WAVE

Santa Severa (RM), Italy, 2014 Made during the days of preparation of ITALY SURF EXPO 2014, BAGGY WAVE is a temporary installation that hosted the relax area in the water. The structure consists of arches made of bamboo split and is supplemented by a system of lighting and shade cloth. It was completed in three...
Installation BRUSH ME! To the Monk Club

Installation BRUSH ME! To the Monk Club

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.
Acrobax’s new space

Acrobax’s new space

Rome, Italy, 2013. This is the load-bearing wall in bales, without interruption or counters, the longest ever made (34mt). It was designed to broaden the space of Acrobax and obtain a tea room, a library and the backstage of the concert area. To realize this project has been organized a workshop for a period of...
Stage at Borgofestival

Stage at Borgofestival

Fiano Romano (RM), Italy, 2013. The project was done in collaboration with the LAN, expert group in structures with Arundo Donax. It was built a temporary structure that combines unique expertise in the construction techniques for the two natural materials: reeds and straw. It is therefore a light cover in bundles of reeds “Arundo Donax”...
The first urban straw bale house

The first urban straw bale house

Quadraro, Rome, Italy, 2012. The construction works have started at the end of January 2011, and for some months the inhabitants of Quadraro were treated to a curious construction site instead of the classic brick used straw bales. With this project we also wanted to dispel the cliché that the straw is suitable to build...
Nella’s house

Nella’s house

Ostuni (BR), Italy, 2010. A small structure used to shelter a donkey at the farm Annamaria Baratto. In load-bearing straw bales and covered with wood and bamboo, was completed in just 3 days by two person.
EVA DIY eco-village

EVA DIY eco-village

Pescomaggiore, L’Aquila, Italy, 2OO9. Following the earthquake  of the 6th April 2009, the inhabitants of Pescomaggiore wanted to find a way to remain in their town. We were looking for someone willing to listen to our ideas. There were two priorities in EVA: redefine the professional-client-builder relationship through a participatory process and build low impact...
Dinghy’s house

Dinghy’s house

Cisternino (BR), Italy, 2011. Small structure serving as a summer residence. The site is home to the Dinghy Workshop Series since 2011. Made of load bearing straw bale, in its construction were also used tires exhausted for foundations and pylons of an old disused power line for coverage. The latter is insulated with straw to...
Red Rock house

Red Rock house

Silver City, New Mexico, USA, 2000. 120sq metre house built with load bearing walls made from used car tyres and a wooden roof. Electricity is supplied by a stand alone solar system. Grey water is passed through an indoor wetlands system before being used for Irrigation. Passive solar design provides the only heat source.
Emperor’s house

Emperor’s house

Locorotondo (BA), Italy, 2010. A small structure used to shelter a donkey and a horse. In load-bearing straw bales and covered with wood and tin roofing. To construct the rough structure was organized a workshop. Plaster and window frames were subsequently constructed by local carpenters.