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Ultra-Ruin \ Marco Casagrande

Ultra-Ruin \ Marco Casagrande

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• March 8, 2014 • Comments (0)

Ultra-Ruin is a wooden architectural organism that is growing from the ruins of an abandoned red brick farmhouse in the meeting place of terraced farms and jungle. The weak architecture follows the principles of Open Form and is improvised on the site based on instincts reacting on the presence of jungle, ruin and local knowledge. […]

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Apelle \ Marco Casagrande

Apelle \ Marco Casagrande

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• May 6, 2013 • Comments (0)

Apelle is a wooden one family house located in Karjaa – Finland. The building rests in a natural harbor like a boat in a sheltering pocket surrounded by bed rocks and trees. The interior space of Apelle is a continuous tube that grows gradually along the house and through the main opening and terrace into […]

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Ruin Academy in Taipei | Marco Casagrande

Ruin Academy in Taipei | Marco Casagrande

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• October 10, 2010 • Comments (1)

Finnish architect Marco Casagrande has successfully converted an abandoned apartment block into the Ruin Academy in Taipei, Taiwan. The Ruin Academy is operated in co-operation between Casagrande Laboratory / Finland and JUT Foundation for Arts & Architecture / Taiwan. It moves in-between architecture, sociology, environmental sciences (including urban design) and environmental art. The house used […]

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Chen House | Marco Casagrande

Chen House | Marco Casagrande

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• August 21, 2009 • Comments (0)

Chen House by Finnish architect Marco Casagrande and Frank Chen. It was built as a shelter for farmers on an old japanese cherry farm in the Datun mountains of North-Taiwan. + Project description courtesy of Marco Casagrande The house is realized on an old Japanese cherry-farm in the Datun – mountains of North-Taiwan. It is […]

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