mobile kitchen by geneva university of art and design students
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jan 23, 2013
mobile kitchen by geneva university of art and design students


‘mobile kitchen’ by students of the geneva university of art and design under the direction of leopold banchini and daniel zamarbide
image courtesy daniel zamarbide

 

 

under the direction of leopold banchini and daniel zamarbide of bureau A with the assistance of giona bierens de haan, students of the geneva university of art
and design have completed a mobile exhibition set of modules – with a fully sized realization of the kitchen concept. the school was commissioned to
rethink the possibilities of creating an area in a modern landmark building in geneva – instead of compromising any space of the listed building
with another construction, the workshop concentrated on imagining mobile devices.

 

informed by the vernacular and intelligent portable architectures and spontaneous structures found in many countries in the world,
the students imagined a series of transportable units that could form a small family of objects that could accommodate different functions.
the 5 variations as shown in the models are to host a documentation stand (for brochures and books), an autonomous (photovoltaic) energy feature
providing the needed energy for the exhibition, a gathering module included a table and stools, a café and a media centre with the purpose of visioning film material.
a few of the other concepts will go under construction throughout the year.

 

 


the school was commissioned to rethink the possibilities of creating an area in a modern landmark building in geneva
image courtesy daniel zamarbide

 

 


the designs were informed by the vernacular and intelligent portable architectures and spontaneous structures found in many countries in the world
image courtesy daniel zamarbide

 

 


the students imagined a series of portable modules that could form a small family of objects that could host different functions
image courtesy daniel zamarbide

 

 


a model of the mobile kitchen concept
image courtesy daniel zamarbide

 

 


another iteration of the mobile architecture
image courtesy daniel zamarbide

 

 


a few of the other concepts will go under construction throughout the year
image courtesy daniel zamarbide

 

 


all of the concepts require an autonomous (photovoltaic) energy feature providing the needed energy for the exhibition
image courtesy daniel zamarbide

 

 


image courtesy daniel zamarbide

 

 

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