OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
 
OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
jun 07, 2010

OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome

enoki rome ecocity by OFL architecture
all images courtesy OFL architecture

enoki rome ecocity is a project which investigates the possibilities for future housing.
the achievements in material science, energy conservation, aerodynamic and environmental
solutions allow designers to experience new housing typologies that can be housed in self
sufficient and highly innovative building envelopes.

the enoki project by OFL architecture is installed above rome, integrating itself with the historical
part of the city. it draws its’ lifeblood from parks, green areas and water to push itself upward.
they are small self-contained cities with residences, commercial spaces, green areas, spaces for
community activities, sport and cultural activities. the outer skin, made with steel diamond-shaped
panels, appropriately follows the main cellular structure of the enoki made from steel and glass,
having a molecular shape. a thermoformed glass surface provides a lucid and static resistance with
the possibility of infinite curvatures with lower costs.

the project consists of 150 stories. the classic lifts are replaced by flying shuttles that run
outside the enoki bringing inhabitants to and from different levels of the building and the old city.
enoki can accommodate up to 6,000 residents with an area of 240,000 square meters
and 300,000 square meters for recreational activities for the ‘new city’.

OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
enoki rome perspective view

OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
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enoki could be applied to all major cities.

OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
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OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
enoki in rome

OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
section view

OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
wireframe rendering

OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
wireframe rendering

OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
wireframe rendering

OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
wireframe rendering

OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
wireframe rendering

OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
eco housing concept

OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
enoki rome ecocity model

OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
enoki rome ecocity model

OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
enoki rome ecocity model

OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
enoki rome ecocity model

OFL architecture: enoki eco city, rome
enoki rome ecocity model

project credits
plan’s title: enoki rome ecocity
location: rome
project design: francesco lipari
timing: design 2010

  • agree with mmmm
    (but at least could help you to choose another job…)

    sorry
  • Agree with all the comments here. How can something possibly be “eco” when it has to be accessed by “flying shuttles”? What a joke.

    tim
  • Drawing floors on any old shape doesn’t necessarily make for a section, now, does it? If the author of these oversized sprout-buildings actually attempted to address circulation, I’m certain that these things would look a LOT different.

    “Eco” my a** …

    crit chick
  • Can you imagine the elevator ride to get to one of these spaces? I’d imagine you’d have to be strapped in.

    m in nyc
  • let’s see if we can’t piece together the logic here.

    organic means sustainable,
    sustainable is popular
    mushrooms are organic,
    make buildings look like mushrooms and they are organic.
    people will like my organic buildings.
    simple

    designdoom
  • Get them off computers, please. Tell them to DRAW something!

    Yuck
  • looks like numerous sperms
    haha

    ASphere
  • is OFL short for “Offal” or “Awful?

    The Decider
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