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  7. Habitable Sculpture / Miguel Arruda

Habitable Sculpture / Miguel Arruda

  • 00:00 - 17 August, 2010
Habitable Sculpture / Miguel Arruda
Habitable Sculpture / Miguel Arruda, © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG + 13

Text description provided by the architects. With «Habitable Sculpture» architect Miguel Arruda transports a formal memory of one of his early sculptures from the 60s to the present day and gives it the scale and spatial experience of architecture.

© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

The «Modulo» exposed in Gallery Diario de Noticias, in 1968 is now subject to an extension 56 times its original size. This new volume gives a certain level of habitability, which allows him to interpret the concept of Habitable Sculpture. Both fisical object aprotche and tactile values of its first volumes, are today exercised on the exterior and interior.

© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

It is precisely this physical experience that the author intends to share with the public.

Under the construction point of view a metal sctures extracted from the initial module, now computerized, responds structurally to the new volume setting. This structure, is waiting to receive different layers of material such as cork, with a view to opaque covering, or plant elements, with a certain level of transparency.

© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

In either cases, realizes the definition of an interior space, while producing sensory different situations. The Olives Garden, in Lisbon, is thus an area where visitors can live the part, experiencing a four-dimensional projecting ownership of art, art as place and place as the concept of Habitable Sculpture.

© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

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Cite: "Habitable Sculpture / Miguel Arruda" 17 Aug 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/73278/habitable-sculpture-miguel-arruda/> ISSN 0719-8884
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