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Milan 2009: Interni Design Energies

Posted By Elisabeth Buecher On April 29, 2009 @ 12:00 am In Milan Furniture Fair | No Comments

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The Interni Design Energies exhibition [2] at the 2009 Milan Furniture Fair [3] doesn’t open at twilight for no reason. Indeed the exhibition, which features renewable energy [4]–themed installations from designers and planners around the world, reveals its mysterious beauty only at night; it’s an intelligent and inventive commentary on energy and resource efficiency. Located in the buildings and gardens of the majestic Università Degli Studi, the show offers visitors a moment of pure magic!

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This “Marbleous” enchanted garden [6] is made entirely from natural materials like marble, onyx and stone.

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Luca Trazzi [7] wanted the decorative, energy-related and structural elements of this building to work together to contribute to better efficiency overall.

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Badge [9] decorated carbon steel electric radiator panels with LED lights.

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The facade of South Face [11] by Massimo Iosa Ghini [12] absorbs CO2 and thermally insulates the inside of the building.

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Pendulum! [14] by Culdesac demonstrates that a very small contribution of energy can turn into a perpetual motion.

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Jacopo Foggini [15]‘s “magic carpet” is made from scraps of acrylic glass.

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Edel’s Diamante [17] contains hydrogen tanks capable of producing enough energy to power a small condo.

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Marc Sadler’s Hot Pot [18] showcases Buderus’ cutting edge, energy-efficient technology in this cascading waterfall, which functions by heating water to varying temperatures.

+ Interni Magazine [2]

+ 2009 Milan Furniture Fair Coverage [3]

+ 2009 Milan Furniture Fair Photo Gallery [19]


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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/?p=26176

[2] Interni Design Energies exhibition: http://www.internimagazine.it

[3] 2009 Milan Furniture Fair: http://www.inhabitat.com/category/milan-furniture-fair/

[4] renewable energy: http://www.inhabitat.com/category/energy/

[5] Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/3469022113/

[6] “Marbleous” enchanted garden: http://www.internimagazine.it/Dynamic/ListItems,intLangID,2,intCategoryID,91,intItemID,484.html

[7] Luca Trazzi: http://www.lucatrazzi.com

[8] Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/3469713387/

[9] Badge: http://www.cordivaridesign.it

[10] Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/3469835526/

[11] South Face: http://www.internimagazine.it/Dynamic/ListItems,intLangID,2,intCategoryID,91,intItemID,479.html

[12] Massimo Iosa Ghini: http://www.iosaghini.it/

[13] Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/3469022179/

[14] Pendulum!: http://www.internimagazine.it/Dynamic/ListItems,intLangID,2,intCategoryID,91,intItemID,570.html

[15] Jacopo Foggini: http://jacopofoggini.it

[16] Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/3469834646/

[17] Diamante: http://www.amdl.it

[18] Hot Pot: http://www.internimagazine.it/Dynamic/ListItems,intLangID,2,intCategoryID,91,intItemID,482.html

[19] + 2009 Milan Furniture Fair Photo Gallery: http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-content/plugins/falbum/wp/album.php?album=72157617181767086

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