Architectural Design Editor’s Picks Diploma 5 students.

Robert Taylor, “Ahmedabad’s Golden Temple of Garbage”

By amid

As written in Architectural Design Facebook  “One of the highlights of this year’s AA Projects Review was Unit 5, directed by Cristina Díaz Moreno & Efrén García Grinda of AMID.cero9, who are contributors to Mike Weinstock’s forthcoming ‘System City’ AD (July 2013). Unit 5’s brief was ‘Enclaves’, exploring alternative forms of togetherness. Robert Taylor, ‘Ahmedabad’s Golden Temple of Garbage’ is an alchemical playground that spans the five toxic mountains of India’s Asnani landfill, converting the unending stream of electronic commodities discarded by the Western world into nuggets of pure gold.

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Cristina Díaz Moreno & Efrén García Grinda
Paseo Imperial 6, 1c. 28005 Madrid
info(at)cero9(dot)com / t-f +34913653527


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