Monday, 14 June 2010
Domènec + Niemeyer
Super-size block wardrobe-size house
Museu Nacional do Conjunto Cultural da Republica, Brasilia, Brazil. November 2007 Two prototypes measuring 220 x 80 x 65 cm each.
Wood, blankets and plastic objects A scaled down recreation of two buildings in the huge blocks of residential housing in Brasília, called “superquadras” or giant blocks of houses; designed by Lucio Costa. Made into prototypes of individual shelters for the “moradores da rua” or homeless. Project made for the exhibition Moradias Transitórias. Novos Espaços da Contemporanidade.
Organised by: Nicola Goretti