‘Bambooline Berlin’ / Peter Ruge Architekten

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Designed by Peter Ruge Architekten, the ‘Bambooline ’ project, exhibited at Gallery DEN in Berline, explores the city’s urban development and proposes a new approach for the temporary, interim use of sustainable urban wasteland. This new, imaginary band complements the historically developed lines of the cityscape. More images and architects’ description after the break.

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The Berlin based architectural practice Peter Ruge Architekten presents examples of development strategies for 15 sites along the bambooline. From the Drei Linden border in the West; Ernst-Reuter-Platz; the Brandenburg Gate; Tempelhof Airport; Alexanderplatz; to the housing estates in Marzahn in the East, a variety of different projects are proposed. Each concept is based on an interim use of bamboo as a sustainable, CO2-consuming and fast growing material.

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The 15 individual projects are developed from the needs and situation of each site. By creating an immediacy and sense of scale they allow direct access to the imagined solutions. The bambooline Berlin brings together these individual projects and provokes a meaningful experience with the material of bamboo.

Architects: Peter Ruge Architekten
Location: 15 different locations in Berlin
Project Team: Peter Ruge, Kayoko Uchiyama, Matthias Matschewski, Alison McNicol, Jan Müllender, Alejandra Pérez Siller, Zubin Daboo

Cite: Furuto, Alison. "‘Bambooline Berlin’ / Peter Ruge Architekten" 27 Jun 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 23 Jul 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=247522>

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    Peter Ruge Architekten is an international architectural and urban design firm with offices in Berlin, Germany and Hangzhou, China.
    Peter Ruge runs the company and has over 20 years experience realizing buildings and urban developments across Europe and Asia.
    He has lectured at various locations. Currently he teaches at the Dessau Institute of Architecture (Bauhaus).
    For Peter Ruge Architekten a wide range of prospects has opened up concerning sustainable optimization of existing portfolios, residential developments and city planning. In addition to various awards, two projects have been awarded with a national certification for sustainable architecture.

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