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"The Room": Students Explore Indoor Life During Pandemic Through Drawing

The work presented in this article is the outcome of drawings done by the students of the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University in their second-semester studio, conducted by Alfredo Thiermann (ThiermannCruz). The work was produced during a 6-week long period of distance-learning after the school was shut down at the beginning of March.

Drawing by Simina Marin. 5-bedroom apartment transformed into individual student dormitory. Cambridge, USA.Drawing by Simina Marin. College living space turned into temporary storage facility. Cambridge, USA.Drawing by Simina Marin. Underground tunnel connecting several buildings in university campus. Cambridge, USA.Drawing by Simina Marin. College living space turned into temporary storage facility. Cambridge, USA+ 40

Alfredo Thiermann and Artifacts: Understanding Architectural Space Through Sound

ArchDaily had a chance to visit Alfredo Thiermann (ThiermannCruz) at his Berlin studio, to learn more about his work at the intersection of practice, research, and his passion for music. Alfredo studied architecture in Chile at Universidad Católica, and received his Master's degree from Princeton. He started his practice at an early stage with a series of experimental small scale projects, the "artifacts", always in collaboration with diverse professionals. From scenographies to acoustic installations, these artifacts are structures that carry a meaning, for when "building something becomes necessary to understand a broader situation, a situation that you cannot describe through other means, you need to embody it, and therefore this construction becomes a condensation of political, cultural trajectories that each of these projects wanted to tell."

This Tiny House Was Built as the Set of a Movie (Then Burned to the Ground after Filming)

Architect Alfredo Thiermann has recently collaborated with Chilean Filmmaker Marialy Rivas in her latest film “Princesita." The film will be premiered next week at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Alfredo Thiermann’s practice has been long involved in the interaction of architecture with other medias (Artifact Nr. I  Dynamics of the Void Noise Tower ) and here is the result of his last collaboration with “Fabula Productions," also known for Pablo Larrain’s academy- nominee ”No” and Sebastian Lelio’s “Gloria."

Artifact Nº1, Scenography for "Manuel Lacunza" / Alfredo Thiermann

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