“it is not a question of simply occupying the house as some kind of irritant that will always in the end be domesticated but of reproducing the space, endlessly retracing its supposed limits to identify the strange logic that produces the effect of limits in the first place, making the very sense of enclosure uncanny.” – mark wigley

30/05/2012 § 2 Comments

aires mateus architects, casa areia (2010)

 

more from the venice biennale of 2010: aires mateus architects casa areia consists of a set of conditioned individual sleeping areas and more “natural” communal spaces.  the living room and kitchen have sand floors heated for comfort; the unfamiliar tucked away in the familiar.

 

searching for the uncanny

a young hare

 

 

notes:

[title]     Wigley, Mark. The Architecture of Deconstruction: Derrida’s Haunt. Cambridge, MA: MIT, 1995. 162. Print.

[image]     more images of the complete set of structures available at dezeen.

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