Inspired in natural caves, the project creates a space of 50m3 in a piece of 1,5 tons of waste hollowed via subtractive manufacturing technology; the cave is exposed to sunrays and to rain, it can be climbed and has a number of hiding places.

The material is opencell XP foam, clean preindustrial waste from production car manufacturing processes (dashboards, doors), accessories (shoes), and industrial packaging. This raw material is scrapped in smaller particles and thermally bonded...[+]

Cave for Kids, Trondheim (Norway)

Arquitectos Architects
Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter

Cliente Client
Trondheim municipality

Fotos Photos
Grethe Fredriksen

Consultores Consultants
Dipl.-Ing. Florian Kosche AS (ingeniería engineering), CH Prosjekt AS (infraestructuras contractor), El Miljø AS (iluminación lighting), Søbstad AS (hormigón concrete)