vendredi 29 octobre 2010

# The Truffle by Ensamble Studio

The Truffle is a self sustaining small shelter designed and built by the Spanish office Ensamble Studio (see previous article about their incredible Hemeroscopium House). The most remarkable aspect of this building to me is its construction process. In fact, in a way which recalls Tarkovsky's Andrei Rublev's Bell construction, the team has first created an empty hillock, then assembled the negative of the architecture with hay bundles within this emptiness, cast concrete in between and eventually after the concrete dried, destroyed the earth hillock. The remaining step then consists in the evacuation of the hay from the inside of the building, task which is ensured by Paulina the cow in the following movie:

thanks Xinyang for reminding me of this beautiful project !

4 commentaires:

etc. a dit…


a shame the music is so terrible

Léopold Lambert a dit…

You don't like it really ? I am pretty sure it is the music from the film Bodysong composed by...Johnny Greenwood

etc. a dit…

Well i mean the editing of it above all

yanmaneee a dit…

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