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Title : New North sea
Author : Alexandre Arcens
Nationality : French
Year : 2013
Location : North Sea
Biography : Young architect who studied in France and graduated in a prospective architecture studio at Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark.
Type : Coup de Coeur, Energy, Environment, Floating, Food, House, Nominee , Reconversion, Recycling , Sustainabilty
Scale : XXL : Large installation
Size : -
Capacity : -

The project researches and develops a design for the re-appropriation of the Ekofisk complex expensive oil in the North Sea at the end of its life; requalification as a relatively autonomous basis dedicated to the protection of biodiversity through the use of simple technologies. Using the potential of current scientific research coupled with a "low-tech" ideology, the project envisages strategies for housing, food and energy that will be part of a sustainable ecosystem inherent in a context of open sea

Descriptive of Author : Rehabilitation of an oil platform in the North Sea.