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Mamou-Mani (http://Mamou-Mani.com) helps people and companies create inspiring spaces and products.

2 months ago

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The @MamouMani and @fab.pub Team photographed by @studio_naaro ❣ We are very happy to announce that the AJ100 @architectsjournal selected us as one of the 25 'disruptor' practices driving environmental #sustainability and promoting greater social inclusion and #diversity. We come from all over the world but our common values brought us together to help the planet one project at a time. Thank you all for your constant support! My deepest gratitude to everyone in our team, past, present and future.

From Top Left: James Cheung, Nina Pestel, Krishna Bhat, Arik Oslerne, Sandy Kwan, Giovanni Panico, Arthur Mamou-Mani, Carmen Hu, Yvonne Onah, Theophile Peju, Bilal Mian, Holly Hawkins. @ Mamou-Mani ltd.
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2 months ago

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"The Tower of Gaia" was one of the 47 recommended designs for the @urbanconfluence competition out of 963 anonymous submissions❣Congratulations to all three finalists and all contestants for the awe-inspiring art and creativity! Here are some extracts from our proposal, which we hope will now come to life elsewhere:

"We would like to reveal a new kind of icon expressing the fragile balance and interconnected nature of our world [...] A digitally generated #timber tower swirling into the sky, celebrating the environmental technology of our time. [...] The Tower of Gaia will have a unique #selfsufficient restaurant providing a panoramic view of the Silicon Valley. It will serve food that grows within the structure itself. This rich flora will form an educational journey that the public will experience whilst going up the platforms through an intricate staircase or an exciting lift following the curvature of the building itself. The tower of Gaia aims to become an exemplary beacon of net zero carbon design. Throughout the building #lifecycle and waste management during construction up to operation, Gaia will adopt a #regenerative approach. The tower will deploy active systems that sequester carbon during its operation to offset its own embodied carbon and generate enough energy to operate and store for a vertical #hydroponics farm targeting beyond zero carbon [...] The Internet has helped connecting people worldwide, and has made technology empowering and democratic. #IsaacAzimov and #JamesLovelock envisaged “#Gaia” as the ideal planetary state, in which all beings would connect into one, in the spirit of Buckminster Fuller’s Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth. The Tower of Gaia will help us remember: We’re all in this together."

Tower of Gaia Team:
Architect: @mamoumani (Arthur Mamou-Mani, Krishna Bhat, Theophile Peju, Carmen Hu) Structural Engineers: @formatengineers (Stephen Melville, James Solly) Environmental Engineer: @____d___a___d___a____mb
Special thanks to @sandiii @ San Jose, California
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5 months ago

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"There was nothing and we are going to make something" 140 volunteers in the desert building a secular temple in 22 days, for a community of 70,000 people. We can now share our journey with everyone thanks to this incredible movie by Gerald Fox, produced by Sophia Swire. More news on: @burningman.artonfire.film - Worldwide release on 22nd August on iTunes, Amazon Prime, GooglePlay and Vimeo on Demand. ... See MoreSee Less

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