Dualistic House

ERYX, Italy
1 May 2003




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.


Antonino Cardillo with Pietro Maltese, Dualistic House, Eryx, 2003. CGI: Antonino Cardillo.


Antonino Cardillo with Pietro Maltese, Dualistic House, Eryx, 2003. CGI: Antonino Cardillo.

Antonino Cardillo with Pietro Maltese, Dualistic House, Eryx, 2003. CGI: Antonino Cardillo.







Time: Mar–May 2003
Place: Via Principe di Lampedusa, Erice, Italy
Area: 350 m² (three storeys)







Client: confidential
Architect: Antonino Cardillo
Structural analysis: Pietro Maltese
Computer-generated imagery: Antonino Cardillo
Text: Antonino Cardillo
English translator: Charles Searson







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