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Officina Roma villa20. Apr2012

"The OFFICINA ROMA is a villa entirely build out of trash. It consist of a sleeping room, a kitchen and a work shop. The plan lacks a living room, a comfort zone, instead there is an empty work shop in the center. OFFICINA ROMA is an experimental building practice, build within an one week long workshop with 24 high school students from all over Italy. The building is composed as a collage: A kitchen entirely build out of old bottles, the sleeping room with walls from used car doors, the workshop using wooden windows and old furniture and the main roof set from old oil barrels and used dry wall profiles." - Raumlabor

Officina Roma is comissioned by MAXXI, National Museum of Arts of the XXI Century in context of the exhibition RE-cycle. Strategies for Architecture, City and Planet which happens between 1 December 2011 and 29 April 2012.

Within the five month of the RE-cycle exhibition the OFFICINA ROMA will host a series of workshops and discussions on topics such as experimental building practices, alternative living concepts and recycling design.

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