The brand new MAE Museum in Piacenza, Italy, developed for carbon fiber specialist MAE, is an exhibition area devoted to carbon fiber. Designed by CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati and architect Italo Rota, a appreciable portion of the museum will even be constructed of carbon fiber.
Utilizing each new and recycled carbon fiber within the design of the constructing permits the group to spotlight the sustainability of the fabric. The construction of the constructing is a renovated warehouse and most inside design elements embody carbon fiber and acrylics, such because the entry doorways that open like curtains.
The exhibit will showcase the various makes use of of carbon fiber, from bicycles to aerospace functions, and can permit guests to be taught concerning the historical past of scientific developments in carbon fiber manufacturing in addition to details about different fibers akin to artificial fibers utilized in postwar Europe.