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A Second Inner Skin of Light for Movement / Esculpir el Aire

  • 15:00 - 19 February, 2016
A Second Inner Skin of Light for Movement / Esculpir el Aire
 A Second Inner Skin of Light for Movement / Esculpir el Aire, © David Frutos
© David Frutos

© David Frutos © David Frutos © David Frutos © José Ángel Ruiz Cáceres + 15

  • Architects

  • Location

    Calle San Juan Bautista, 23, 03005 Alacant, Alicante, Spain
  • Architects

    José Ángel Ruiz Cáceres
  • Area

    96.0 sqm
  • Photographs

  • Collaborators

    Azucena Maestre Mones, Mónica Costa López, Virgilio de la Ossa
  • Promotor

    ECOFARPA 2012, S.L.
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© David Frutos
© David Frutos

Text description provided by the architects. 1.  A sustainable and saving work

The new skin uprises from the initial thought to adjust the surrounding space into a reduced budget. So, it is got a sustainable and saving design which is able to materialize the inner envelope of the new space: using 292 pine wood strips with standard dimensions 90x45x3.000mm (292 strips x4,10 euros/strip = 1.200 euros). In that way, the height of the space just get the 3 meters. The wood strips have been painted by hand and using white color –this is the way to claim we have built the frame of the new skin that receives the cross position of children costume. So, we obtain the material vision of it, its visual and haptic border line.            

© David Frutos
© David Frutos
© David Frutos
© David Frutos

The new design for the children’s clothing shop proposes a second skin for tactile perception, no continuous and curved skin for movement, inside a preexistent statics, orthogonal and continuous skin.

Detail
Detail
Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

2.  A perceptual investigation

This design is placed into a visual and tactile investigation of rhythm in the architectural space. It speaks about drawing your own way through the skin… It shows us two above ellipses which trace the form of the induced movement, it whispers the space gradients for showing us the time placed into each slot -the equals widths between vertical strips are deformed at distance through turns and folds-, where the peripheral lightning developes the link between the new envelope and the preexistent one. So, it is able to perceive that the children’s clothing -with its numerous colours- get into the both skins.   

© David Frutos
© David Frutos
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Cite: " A Second Inner Skin of Light for Movement / Esculpir el Aire" 19 Feb 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/781509/a-second-inner-skin-of-light-for-movement-esculpir-el-aire/> ISSN 0719-8884
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