Torino|via saluzzo 49
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Dwelling the water
Venice - first prize
Venice is stolen from the lagoon. A constant struggle of men stealing fragments of ground from the water. Not merely places of transit, a substantial part of daily life was carried out on the canals and here social interactions and commercial transactions took place. Canals in Venice are today reduced to as a space of transit, a neutral dimension in which to simply migrate from one place to another. In our cities we are accustomed to distinguishing spaces of transit from spaces of standing. But can a space of transit mutate into a space of standing? The concept develops around this thought and from the intention to build new scenarios of dwelling in the city, discovering a third level, that in balance between the water and the seabed.