This sculpture is encouraged from one of Lenin’s statues positioned in Bucharest throughout the communist duration. The head is represented through seven roses. The rose is a formidable and political image from the communist time, when the similar previous politicians persevered their paintings and dominated over the rustic. The paintings is a metaphor of the corrupt gadget in Romania. “Art must be provocative…
- Architects: Melon Design Studio
- Location: Strada Atanasie Demostene 27, București, Romania
- Lead Architects: George Postelnicu, Oana Postelnicu
- Area: 750.zero m2
- Project Year: 2015
- Photographs: Cosmin Dragomir
- Architects: Catalina Comanariu, Alina Strugaru
- Structural Engineering: Popp & Asociatii
- Engineering: VDB Dynasty
Text description supplied by means of the architects. The website is positioned on a quiet side road with previous properties, tall bushes, lime and honeysuckle fragrance, no longer some distance from Cotroceni Palace. The rear restrict of the valuables is south and is bordered by means of a park with tall bushes appearing the silhouette of the Military Academy. The venture is an try to deal with problems which are necessary to us: how are we able to compensate (at a small scale) the expanding scarcity of inexperienced spaces in Bucharest and the connection between the inner/non-public house and the outside/collective house.
We attempted to stay the construction typologically and morphologically true to the encircling house: residential group characterised by means of small streets with slender plots. The goal of the venture used to be an “alive” area in a position to provide visible, tactile and olfactory sensations, with lawn – terraces and “tree tenants”, with trellises for mountaineering crops and helps for caprifolium flora. In time, all of the above may shape “are living bio-skin buildings”, appearing as cooling units.
The passage of outer house / public town house and internal / private house is the architectural filter out of the construction. Terraces are treasured parts that mediate and articulate the interplay between the collective house and singular house. The structure displays the interior lifestyles which evolves through the years relying on how it’s inhabited by means of the patina of fabrics and plant enlargement. It incorporates guarantees and uncertainties.
The fabrics that have been used for the development are the components that made the idea that come to lifestyles. The use of fabrics turns into a “honest” expression that doesn’t conceal imperfections and exposes the robustness of development levels – uncovered concrete, weldings, the assemblage of metals and glass. The outcome speaks via contrasts between fabrics, with reflecting lighting and shadows that rely at the season and second of the day.
Wood is used as an “alive” subject matter with particular sensitivity, tactile homes, in a position to “draw in” and induce a selected state. Its location is selected to permit closeness, direct contact. Therefore the facade in the terraces house has vertical parts absolutely manufactured from oil-treated wooden. It contributes to the overall composition of the home, but it’s obtainable at once and at shut vary. Wooden ceilings are very visual from the road and really delightful from the terraces, framed by means of edges of black steel plates. The wooden and steel plates are in moderation put in with grooves on partitions, ceilings and decks permitting air flow and measurement adjustments because of humidity and temperature permutations.
The four degree construction has one condo in keeping with ground and a basement with an English courtyard. This construction changed an previous construction with out architectural worth and with critical structural issues. The tough terrain – with a top water degree and 3 energetic springs found out all over works – required managed dismantling operations, consolidation and waterproofing the enclosure. From begin to end (1 yr) the development used to be supervised and controlled in all stages at once by means of the architects.