Green Frame House by Astori De Ponti Associati
by sabine7 / September 23, 2010


In the continuing quest for sustainable architecture, the Green Frame House by Studio Astori de Ponti Associati (seen here at Abitare il Tempo di Verona) uses a container structure as the foundation of the project.



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Led by architects Antonia Astori, Nicola De Ponti and Ester Pirotta, the Green Frame House is explained by the following statements: "The Green Frame House project has come about from a meeting between ideas and dreams: the dream to restore life, meaning and utility to the container, understood as an abandoned object, and the idea of experimenting with a sustainability by defining forms for consolidated dwelling starting from an industrial module."


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"In this sense the Green Frame House layout display presented at the fair possibly constitutes a kind of worksite in progress of a more ambitious project, one of broader scope, which aims to make this meeting a reality."


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"The exacerbation of the contrast between finished and unfinished, between domestic interior and lived-in, corroded exterior expressly aims to bring out the latent vocation of these modular elements for dwellings. The attempt is to make a further small contribution by giving back to the container module the dignity of a dwelling that is neither ephemeral nor alternative."


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The focus of the project is the life cycle of the container. The goal is to keep it from being discarded while preserving the appeal of its industrial design.


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Green Frame House was presented at Abitare il Tempo di Verona.


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+ astorideponti.it


Photos: Tom Vack


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