site: naples (italy)

client: quartiere intelligente

team: paolo cascone (architect), elena ciancio, flavio galdi, giuliano galluccio, andrea giglio, imma polito - partner: Urban FabLab


design concept :  hydro_structures is a scale 1/1 prototype of a performative skin able to generate water phytodepuration and artificial lighting solutions. the prototype creates the possibility to develop urban agriculture in residual spaces. the project is the result of an applied research about the interaction between emergent technologies and new forms of urban ecologies.

design driver: rainwater collection, overshadowing, artificial light - structural system: woven structure - material system: plastic pipe network, 3d printed nodes, water








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