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architecture goes back to its roots
‘Baubotanik’ is a botanical architecture office in Germany that creates buildings and objects such as pavilions or animal watching platforms. Baubotanik’s unusual approach is that they organically grow buildings by mending artificial components e.g. steel with living plants or trees.
Why it matters
This living architecture shows just how respectful we can be to the environment when building new structures. Will we see these techniques being used for larger projects, will the first living flagship store be just around the corner?
The shopping mall Quais d’Ivry, located in the Parisian region, published a comic book available on the mall’s Facebook page and distributed in paper format during special events. The story takes place in the mall where a superhero named Wadé fights criminals.
Italian sportswear brand, Dirk Bikkemberg recently launched a new campaign featuring football player Andrea Vasa. The twist here is that Vasa has made the Milan flagship store his home, living under the watch of its customers 24 hours a day.