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Project Narrative

CAMP/ CAMPING
For the camper, the relationship between his body and the environment is decisive. Looking for the most
direct relationship, with the least number of intermediations. The refugee will seek maximum distance between his body and the surrounding.

 

The flaneur want to travel lightly through the territory. The amount of equipment will depend on the challenge of the experience and its context.

Our cabin defines autonomous volumes for the main functions: rest, store, cook, heat and bath. They can work disassociated in the territory or form a comfortable refuge. They can also be placed inside an existing skin. The amount of technology this skin will be decisive.

TEMPORARY/PERMANENT
What happens on a temporary basis can live permanently in memory and be remembered temporarily.

What is the temporary dimension of architecture? In its condition of documentability and replicability, everything that is projected, documented and constructed in a systematic way can be repeated with Cartesian exactitude.
The modules of the cabin are designed to last as elements of permanent architecture. Their portability gives them the ability to stay a limited time in different locations and with different configurations. A chosen disposition will be permanent in the memory of its user and temporary in its condition of use.

RURAL/URBAN
The dichotomy between Field and City states some scenarios that must be revisited. Being able to derive between different contexts with the same equipment, allows thinking of an individual alternating locations.
The condition of inhabiting could be sustained on the basis of permanent learning. Individuals with similar interests could produce additive and dynamic communities. Tomas Saraceno proposes in the statement of Aeroscene that: "our challenge will be to learn together to float and live in the air". In our case, the challenge will be to learn together to float and live between the countryside and the city.

MANUAL/INDUSTRIAL
The new craft processes incorporate prefabrication, routing and software design as constructive tools.
Our cabin will have pieces that can be pre-produced in the workshop. Then the assembly in-situ will be real craftmanship.
The satisfaction of the good use of technology is a way to heal the differences between artisan and industrial processes.


CONNECTED/OFF GRID
The connection makes us stronger, the connection makes us human. The possibility of connecting us carries with it the responsibility of defining: how, how much, when and what for we connect. The same variables will
be defined for the interaction of the modules of our cabin.

TRENDY/EXPERTISE
We value fashion as the necessary context to introduce innovation in a visible way. Heidegger proposes that every work emerges from a world and when it becomes part of it, modifies it.

CONSCIOUSNESS/UNCONSCIOUSNESS
Consciousness is the variable that defines the meaning of all our actions, allows us to act accurately in dissimilar scenarios. Consciousness allows us to be happy beyond the circumstances.

IR ARQUITECTURA

iR architecture is a cooperative platform created in 2008. Composed by architects and industrial designers trained in different academic and practical areas, this platform serves as an open, malleable and symbiotic system; It is its multidisciplinary nature which allows it to address the integrated management of work. iR architecture makes focus on social, environmental and economic issues with the objective of creating urban, architectural and object-based models, seeking higher energy efficiency records in every dimension. The work of iR architecture has been awarded in national and international competitions, featured in various print and digital publications, has been exposed in the MARQ (Architecture Museum of Buenos Aires), the CMD (Metropolitan Design Center) have lectured in various fields, including TRImarchi 17, was selected for the international biennial of architecture BIAAR , BA15, BA17, XBIAU and Venice Biennale 2018. In the academic world, working with various universities and classes: FADU-UBA 2007-2016. UNSAM as responsible of Architecture class 2015 - 2017 + creates and directs Lab of social and environmental innovation 2017 - actually. Responsible for 1st and 2nd year of Architectural design classes at TallerSudamérica - FADU-UBA 2018.
We have done research in construction techniques with raw earth, construction of solar collectors and bath modules for precarious houses with recycled materials. Actually, our plug-in social (http://www.irarquitectura.com/filter/innovacion-social/plug-in-social) has a UNSAM (universidad de san martin - buenos aires) fund for the development of new modules.

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