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Christophe Benichou Architecture Designs Minimalist Desert Residence

Christophe Benichou Architecture Designs Minimalist Desert Residence
Christophe Benichou Architecture Designs Minimalist Desert Residence, Courtesy of Christophe Benichou Architecture
Courtesy of Christophe Benichou Architecture

Christophe Benichou Architecture's recent project Sesame is solitary and monolithic. Located in a desert, its facades are split open and fragmented, leaving parts of the walls slightly ajar. In each of these cavities sit icons of domesticity, including a bed, table, bathtub, sink, and toilet. 

Courtesy of Christophe Benichou Architecture
Courtesy of Christophe Benichou Architecture
Courtesy of Christophe Benichou Architecture
Courtesy of Christophe Benichou Architecture

This fragmented though minimalist design evokes the ambiguity of a frozen or imminent movement. In doing so, it situates itself in an uncertain moment between ruin and contemporaneity.

Courtesy of Christophe Benichou Architecture
Courtesy of Christophe Benichou Architecture

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Cite: Lilly Cao. "Christophe Benichou Architecture Designs Minimalist Desert Residence" 28 Jul 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/921678/christophe-benichou-architecture-designs-minimalist-desert-residence/> ISSN 0719-8884

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