“When your house contains such a complex of piping, flues, ducts, wires, lights, inlets, outlets, ovens, sinks, refuse, disposers, hi‐fi reverberators, antennae, conduits, freezers, heaters. When it contains so many services that the hardware could stand up by itself without any assistance from the house, why have a house to hold it up?”
As compared to the centralized organization of Banham’s idea, our design develops a totally integrated self-sustainable structure. Inspired by the decentralization of the contemporary social system, our building aims to recreate the connection between the human and its environment by creating a network of membrane interacting with the human.
Status: School Project
Location: Atacama desert, Chile