The reinforced concrete frame of an existing house looks here like an abstract geography, an irrational place on and with which to rewrite space. Here we experiment with a dual and contradictory situation, bringing together primary volumes with fluid objects, in order to construct an organism from the juxtaposition of different but continuous and interconnected spatial places, as in a narration.
Time: March–May 2003
Place: Via Principe di Lampedusa, Erice, Italy
Area: 350 m² (three storeys)
Typology: semi-detached house
Architecture design: Antonino Cardillo
Structural analysis: Pietro Maltese
Computer-generated imagery: Antonino Cardillo
Text: Antonino Cardillo
English translation: Charles Searson
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ANTONINO CARDILLO, Siciliarchitettura_06, ed. Domenico Cogliandro, EXPA, Palermo, 2006, pp. 26–27.
D’Architettura, no. 25, Milan, Sept. 2004, p. 57.