Vakko Fashion Center and Power Media Center, Istanbul, Turkey - In Istanbul, prisms of glass and mirrors form a kaleidoscopic geometry that reflects people’s movements with a distortion of gravity. Human activity is thus transformed into representation.
Does experience create spatiality? Is it possible to separate space from its representation in order to experience a real confrontation of it? Building practice commonly seeks above all to sustain the infrastructure and purposes of functionalism. On the other hand, however, design always searches for the creative potential linked to the interaction between humans and space. A kind of “relationality” based on an experience of the subjectivity of space could be the basic building block.
Time spent by more than 10.000 hikers climbing the risky itinerary to visit the ravishing new milestone cabin built by ETH Zurich and the Swiss Alpine Club at 2883 meters near Zermatt, Switzerland: 3 to 4 hours
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