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Mantova

Walk on Water with Space Caviar's Floating Cultural Installation on Italian Lake

12:00 - 18 September, 2016
Walk on Water with Space Caviar's Floating Cultural Installation on Italian Lake, Courtesy of Space Caviar
Courtesy of Space Caviar

Genoa-based studio Space Caviar has recently unveiled Arcipelago di Ocno, an aquatic installation on a lake in Mantova, Italy, which is the 2016 Italian Capital of Culture. Named after the local demigod Ocno, the installation recalls the form of a lotus, a plant with an extensive presence in Mantova’s lakes.

Acting as an aquatic piazza for the city, the archipelago of floating islands “[extends] Mantova’s urban fabric onto the lakes that surround its historic center,” utilizing modular units to create a venue for Mantova’s cultural activities for years to come.

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Z. House in Mantova / Vittorio Longheu

01:00 - 13 February, 2014
Z. House in Mantova / Vittorio Longheu, © Federica Bottoli
© Federica Bottoli

Ristorante LaCucina / Archiplanstudio

00:00 - 6 August, 2012
Ristorante LaCucina / Archiplanstudio, © Gianni Basso / Vega Mg
© Gianni Basso / Vega Mg

© Gianni Basso / Vega Mg © Gianni Basso / Vega Mg © Gianni Basso / Vega Mg © Gianni Basso / Vega Mg + 54

Appartamento AL / Archiplanstudio

00:00 - 3 August, 2012
Appartamento AL / Archiplanstudio, © Martina Mambrin
© Martina Mambrin

© Martina Mambrin © Martina Mambrin © Martina Mambrin © Martina Mambrin + 24