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e-QBO, designed by Romolo Stanco, has been object of a graffiti intervention by Verbo on his north facade and was used as art gallery for the exhibition "DISEGNI FUTURI"
e-QBO by Romolo Stanco. Detail of the photovoltaic side with integrated light system giving public lighting to the city
e-QBO by Romolo Stanco. Interior. A frame of the videomapping realized by Verbo inside e-QBO telling how it works and it gives energy to the city
e-QBO by Romolo Stanco. Detail of the charging hub for electronic devices
e-QBO, designed by Romolo Stanco, can be used as a charging point for electric bikes, cars and personal movers.
e-QBO, designed by Romolo Stanco, was installed in piazza san Fedele, Milan. A piece of future in the contemporary city.
e-QBO by Romolo Stanco. Another view of the project iin piazza San Fedele, Milan and the perfect relation with the historical context of the city.
e-QBO by Romolo Stanco offers free public services to the city, such as lighting. The energy is captured by the sun and stored to be used in many different ways.
e-QBO by Romolo Stanco. Detail of the cable used to charge vehicles.
e-QBO by Romolo Stanco. The architect with Stefano Besseghini, CEO of RSE and Francesco Ferrante (Legambiente).

e-QBO is one of the most smart city oriented projects that you can find around. And it is already real and working!

e-QBO, designed Romolo Stanco, is an off-grid island that is autonomous from the energetic side and that is able to offer services to the city and the citizens.

It is a piece of future in the contemporary city.

An out of scale architecture able to give concrete life to concepts such as smart cities, off-grid, adaptive progjects.
e-QBO can be used in many different ways thanks to the energy that it generates and that is given back to the city in the form of services, such as creating a meeting point, and info-point, a café, a shop…or even an art gallery, as it happened at Innovation Cloud last week.
Moreover, it a free wi-fi hot-spot and a charging point for electric and electronical devices.
SD4SC.com hosts all the information about it and about Smart design for Smart Cities, a project in which designers and researcher are involved in order to develop the city of the future. e-QBO is the first expression of it, as also the Italian newspaper La Repubblica tells.

As Romolo Stanco well resumes in an interview (http://youtu.be/fBSEFQ8_jik), innovation, research and future, but with an actual and working concreteness that you cannot find elsewhere.