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  7. Mulinu Vivu / Damien Antoni architecte

Mulinu Vivu / Damien Antoni architecte

  • 02:00 - 12 November, 2015
Mulinu Vivu / Damien Antoni architecte
Mulinu Vivu / Damien Antoni architecte, © Stéphane Guiraud
© Stéphane Guiraud

© Stéphane Guiraud © Stéphane Guiraud © Stéphane Guiraud © Stéphane Guiraud + 16

  • Partners

    with Gregory Joye, architect-contractor
  • Outdoors Area

    1600 sq m
  • Client

    Petra Viva association
  • Cost

    €49,000
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© Stéphane Guiraud
© Stéphane Guiraud

Text description provided by the architects. A low-energy nature center.

On the island of Corsica, a former watermill and its surroundings are converted into an free ecological nature center used as a base for meetings, hiking and swimming. It also offers an educational landscape that explores connections between energy and water, past and present.

© Stéphane Guiraud
© Stéphane Guiraud
Elevation
Elevation
© Stéphane Guiraud
© Stéphane Guiraud

A micro-hydro turbine provides electricity for the site. Built to reach energetical self-sufficiency, the construction is made of local Laricio pine, sweet chestnut tree, and indigenous stone from the site.

Section
Section

The embodied energy used to build this project is 12,000 kWh, so that's 14 times less than a conventional family house.

© Stéphane Guiraud
© Stéphane Guiraud

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Cite: "Mulinu Vivu / Damien Antoni architecte" 12 Nov 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/776981/mulinu-vivu-damien-antoni-architecte/> ISSN 0719-8884