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Angelo Renna Designs Artificial Sponge Mountain to Absorb CO2 in Turin

2 monthes ago   |   By Arch Daily

Sponge Mountain. Image Courtesy of Angelo Renna
Amsterdam-based architect Angelo Renna has designed a 90 meter high artificial 'sponge mountain' made to absorb CO2 in Turin , Italy. Formed from soil excavated from the construction site of the railway tunnel connecting Turin to Lyon, the mountain aims to improve air pollution through engineered soil. Mixing sand and concrete, the man-made mountain is designed as a green landmark for the city.
Sponge Mountain. Image Courtesy of Angelo Renna
Combining the idea of environmental impact with space for leisure, Renna's Sponge Mountain would...
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