The project strategy for the former Marzabotto paper factory is based on the principle of COLLABORATIVE SYSTEMS. An ecosystem, for example, is the result of an active collaboration between its components. The ecosystem is like a “factory” organized in a parfect way, able to produce everything necessary to needs and sustainable life.
The current crisis (pollution, land use, deforestation...) is the consequence of a wrong approach, in which the various systems involved are acting for profit in a uncollaborative way. This is the theme who guides every single design choices (from materials to functions) for the Green Academy, because the changes can only awakening consciences of the new generations.
The explorative path of building allows people to see two particulars environments which play an interactive_educational function.
THE WATER PAVILION shows the functionment of recycling rainwater and phytodepuration.
THE BUTTERFLY PAVILION preserves a small portion of ecosystem (electricity, water, wood, insects ) and assumes a recreational- educational - exploratory functions, ledning itself to the possibility of carryng out workhops for childrens.
On the ground floor, a large display of hydrophonic framing is a food area of " Km 0". At the firs level there's research laboratories and at the second floor there's a fitness area which works with piezoelectric technology.
A larg garden rooftop can welcoming parties and events.