Conceptual Evolution

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Taking into account the stalled nature of the site, the purpose of a Cartesian analysis is to identify and manipulate a set of possible spatial relationships – this tactic could enable the reintegration of the site within the existing social and urban fabric and also challenge the direction of an entire spatial narrative.

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A symbolic interpretation of the Roma Camp introducing the concept of spatial labyrinth and strict diferentiation between the residential area and ground floor activities. 

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The regularized steel grid structure enables high levels of spatial freedom and  aesthetic complexity, with the programmatic timeline shifting daily or even hourly, according to the inhabitant’s needs or desires.

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Introducing the module as a response to the kinship networks defining the Roma inner social organization patterns – each residential unit comprises of a service core, up to three residential levels and a protective roof membrane.