Gallery: AME-LOT Repurposes Shipping Pallets To Create a Transforming F...

 
French architect Stephane Malka sees salvaging and repurposing materials as the best form of ecological design, and his new proposal for the facade of student housing in Paris is a great example of this. The entire street front is covered in hinged shipping pallets to create an articulating skin that provides shade, movement, and ventilation. Malka is known for his parasitic and guerrilla designs in Paris, and AME-LOT is a continuation of his concepts. This readymade assemblage is sophisticated, precise, and organic all at the same time.

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