o estúdio [archiphilia]


June 16, 2009, 6:18 pm
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THE ART

AUBREY KAWASAKI

CESAR CUEVA

YOSHIMOTO NARA + GRAF

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Some extra fantastic links…

http://www.balticmill.com/whatsOn/present/ExhibitionDetail.php?exhibID=102
http://www.dailyserving.com/2008/10/yoshitomo_nara_graf_az_project.php
http://www.artdaily.org/section/news/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=24703&int_modo=1

Because I consciously decided to allow the art to speak for itself; to allow the artists to communicate their ideas unadulterated I decided to focus on the development of narrative in the scheme…

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NARRATIVE
June 16, 2009, 6:18 pm
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Once upon a time, there lived a father of modest means and his young daughter in a leafy Sydney suburb. One day, the father received news that his grandfather, whom he had long ago lost contact with, had passed away and that has fortune had been bestowed upon his Australian relations. Being a man of modest means, our young father had no desire to spend the money left over after having allowed for his daughters education, so he took it upon himself to perform a great civic duty- to provide a space to inquire and interact with art.

His desire was simple- to provide an art space in the image of the world he wished for his daughter. Hopeful and playful, uncorrupted by cynicism and distrust.



THE IDEA OF FATHER AND DAUGHTER IN THE SCHEME
June 16, 2009, 6:17 pm
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+Two towers = Father and Daughter
+Relationship between the two people is expressed architecturally
+Sleeping quarters explores this idea also

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COURTYARD
June 16, 2009, 6:16 pm
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+The courtyard is intergral to the exploration of my narrative…
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MATERIALITY
June 16, 2009, 6:12 pm
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+Towers are white and pure
+Concrete seeps in from the street to form horizontal planes
+Existing walls remain untreated

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ARCHITECTONICS/ INSERTIONS/ RELATIONSHIP TO SITE
June 16, 2009, 6:10 pm
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+Like the Father and Daughter, the towers are insertions..
+Distorted site + awnings = staircase facade

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LIGHT and DISPLAYING ART
June 16, 2009, 6:09 pm
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+Generally, light is gentle and diffused
+Playful light-shafts

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