THE UMBRELLA, LA, California
The Eco Project «UMBRELLA» (Los Angeles, California) has received the first $5,000 from LA Cleantech Corridor and Green District Competition. Participants of competition should offer concepts of transformation of the central part of a mega-city in the present generator of hybrid technologies and green innovations.
Project UMBRELLA developed by architects by Constantin Boincean, Ralph Bertram and Aleksandra Danielak, represents group of solar evaporators in the form of umbrellas-mushrooms which collect and recycle city sewage then again return on a streets by evaporation and condensation, promoting formation of a net of picturesque green public visual environments.
Unusual Californian Umbrellas
The vision of «the Corridor of High-Tech Eco-Technologies» — the multipurpose zone which will capture more 2,000 acres of land nearby of Los Angeles — have introduced about seventy participants — ecologists, architects, designers, experts in a visual environment, engineers, town-planners. UMBRELLA has been chosen, as the most professional and harmonious decision promoting the further development of an aesthetic and harmless urban environment.
Eco-Technologies of Silicon Valley
Authors of the Eco project and organizers of competition hope that organic forms of UMBRELLA will serve as good stimulus for the further development of Los Angeles eco-design infrastructure.
Thus, each UMBRELLA becomes the coordination center for social events and actions and will be connected with the colleagues-twins by means of the City Net, including, new type of transport.