Warka – The Tree of Life’ is a project for a fog-harvesting tower conceived for the mountainous regions in Ethiopia. After a first prototype has been built with the Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development of the Addis Abeba University in May this year, a second prototype has been built in June with the IUAV University of Venice. Friday June 29, the prototype 02 has been presented. Guests invited are architect Gebreegziabher Tadesse Girmay from EiABC University of Addis Abeba – textile designer Precious Desperts-Nigeria – photographer Gabriele Rigon.
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012
Program: 10:30 – ‘Seduction’ lecture by Gabriele Rigon, photographer
11:30 – VittoriLab Presentation by Prof. Arturo Vittori
12:30 – lecture by Tadesse Giramy, Ethiopian Institute of Architecture
Location: IUAV, Dorsoduro 2196, 30123 Venezia, Aula Gradoni
Links: IUAV – VittoriLab