Project by: Giacomo Sanna e Alessandra Scardaoni
MiniDesignAward, BMW Italia
Waterwheelgate - sustainable and multifunctional platform.
MiniDesignAward winner 2008
The project stems from the idea of creating a sustainable system of floating on the rivers included in an urban environment that, through the exploitation of water, produces self-powered energy to the multiple functions it can accommodate. The water is valued as a natural resource to interact with recovering the direct relationship between city and water and between man and water. Waterwheelgate represents the gateway to the iconic to the platform through a large mill set in motion by the same river currents. This is redrawn as a water wheel, minimal, inspired by the suggestions of the automotive technologies of the concept car that uses water as an aesthetic experience and promote clean energy, fun and educational for the public on stimulating the involvement of 'water and sustainability