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HFC1304

HFC - 1304
University of Florence - School of Architecture / it Italy
6 members
Letizia  Luporini
Andrea Basile
Ilaria Filippi
Laura Frongia
Mariasole Venturini
Nadia Monte

The design concept develops the idea of DNA. Just as a DNA wrapping on itself in order to create “living” organisms, living units creates building organisms. DNA concept is not only a “formal” geometric-aggregative solution, but it also involves the idea of timing, variability, flexibility, partially defined or undefined. Modules of the living cells are mounted in pairs, parallel to themself, developing a system of spiral staircases, that connect to each other structural elements. The result is a creation of a " spiral infrastructural " theoretically infinite. Not more horizontal favela, but a vertical favela.

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