We live in a throwaway culture, we establish fleeting and short relationships with objects that come in and out of our lives just like that, products that have not managed to captivate us or fall in love enough to survive our next move or change of humor.
The idea of Barlovento arises from the traditional craft techniques of boat building, a trade in which the wood was bent to achieve aerodynamic and efficient shapes, making better use of the grain of the trees.
They created strong but light sahpes that unite beauty and function, in constant conversation with the sea and wind, forced by the efficiency of resources.
It is conceived as a flexible system that allows for different configurations of seat and textile material, total height and height of footrest. The seats can be woven in natural rope or with an upholstered wooden cover.
Project life cycle assessment
Learn about the environmental impact of the entire manufacturing process of the 8 projects of the Toca Madera call. How much wood was used? What was its carbon footprint? Would it have been more efficient to build it in another country?
Volume of red oak (kg)
Replacement rate (seconds)
Total carbon footprint (kg co2 eq.)