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    Submission Open 01.01.2017
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    Submission Closed 15.07.2017
  • We are here
    Selected Projects Announced 28.09.2017
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    Global Grad Show 13.10.2017
13-17 November 2018
Submission Open 01.01.2017
WE ARE HERE Submission Closed 15.07.2017
14-18 November 2017 13.10.2017
Global Grad Show 13.10.2017

Notre Dame University Louaize

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The Waterfront Tanks

The Waterfront Tanks project is an adaptive design that re-uses abandoned oil silos.

The design anticipates and makes positive use of a post-petroleum future in which oil refineries and silos are obsolete. After a deep-clean that involves bioremediation - a process of using naturally occurring organisms to sterilise toxic substances - the tank’s structure and surface are expertly analysed. The Waterfront Tanks project then proposes a ‘peeling’ of the surfaces, adapting each level and providing additional space and function for human use. By adapting existing harmful structures, The Waterfront Tanks project transforms sites of waste and pollution into lively, communal spaces.

Notre Dame University Louaize

WEBSITE

www.ndu.edu.lb
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The Waterfront Tanks

The Waterfront Tanks project is an adaptive design that re-uses abandoned oil silos.

The design anticipates and makes positive use of a post-petroleum future in which oil refineries and silos are obsolete. After a deep-clean that involves bioremediation - a process of using naturally occurring organisms to sterilise toxic substances - the tank’s structure and surface are expertly analysed. The Waterfront Tanks project then proposes a ‘peeling’ of the surfaces, adapting each level and providing additional space and function for human use. By adapting existing harmful structures, The Waterfront Tanks project transforms sites of waste and pollution into lively, communal spaces.

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