raumlaborberlin: officina roma

German interdisciplinary practice raumlaborberlin has completed’ officina rome’, a villa constructed entirely out of recycled materials on the grounds of MAXXI in rome, italy.

Conceived for the museum’s ‘RE-cycle: strategies for architecture, city, and planet’ exhibition currently running until 29 april 2012,the free-standing structure incorporates trash-like materials such as old bottles, oil barrels, wooden window frames, and used car doors.