IUAV University of Venice
Commission: Marco Zito, Alberto Bassi, Francesco Messina
Chipuro is a project born with the intention of proposing a new destination to landed ownerships, disused or abandoned, present in the territory of Puglia, in southern Italy.
These were used by land owners as warehouses for storing work tools or agricultural products such as wheat and timber.
to date, these constructions summarize apulian's countryman thinking in their form, linked to economy and simplicity's concepts. These and other elements demonstrate smart design choices.
the technique used for the realization of Chipuro project is that of large 3D printing. An
autonomous technology projected towards the future, as much as, about its language, rooted in archetypes of
the past, just like lamie.
The additive technique becomes an industrial process able to leading to new scenarios, using a new production chain, focused on the processes digitalization.
with Chipuro the end user takes an arbitrary position to organize their space according to their
In fact, the modules inside the structure can be configured and printed at the same time as the external structure.
in a region with few water resources, the recovery of rainwater is a practice that the centuries have never removed.
The extrusion material printed from the Crane Wasp, is an excellent waterproofing agent for the additives that compose it.