khaima urban tent 

site: salè (morocco)

client: ciss

team: paolo cascone (architect), tamara vecchione with local community - partners: quartiers du monde


design concept : this lightweight structure is conceived as a tensile fabric shelter for the public garden of sale. the project is inspired by traditional cables system for generating overshadowing solutions in the ancient medina. the aim is to create a relational space in cooperation with the local community involving them into a self-construction project for a common shaded gathering place.

design driver: light - structural system: tensile structure - material system: local fabric, natural fiber cables










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