May 13, 2015

Sustainable architecture award to Marco Casagrande

Casagrande has designed Paracity’s module structure that is manufactured from Finnish cross-laminated pine.
Casagrande has designed Paracity’s module structure that is manufactured from Finnish cross-laminated pine.
MESSUKESKUS / HABITARE

Locus Foundation and Unesco awards Finnish architect Marco Casagrande with the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture.

Casagrande is an internationally accalaimed Finnish architect, environmental artist and architectural theorist. He is the principal of the Casagrande Laboratory based in Finland and a partner of Weak, based in Taiwan.

Casagrande has designed for example, a module city structure called Paracity. Paracity can help to solve problems related to urban decay and offers a fast solution for reconstruction.

The purpose of the global award for sustainable architecture is to promote innovation and holistic thinking in the field of architecture in terms of sustainable development.

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