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" The wall returns to form the fourth side of the open courtyard, where the majority of it is missing, leaving nature beyond to complete the enclosure. Herein is an aura of immanence, of engagement with something in the process of happening. Fragments of collums fluting or stretching room-forms are in the process of transmuting towards growth or decay... The main room resembles something of the traditional multipurpose "tupa" space, with an open fire, and with the addition of a small loft studio, nestling between the apex of the roof. At the meeting of the two wings there is a small kitchen. The modest bedrooms and bathrooms are accessed by a cloister-like corridor which faces the courtyard, being either pierced by the sun through its doors and windows, or shuttered tight against the cold..."Apparently taking a scrutinising, moving approach (in)to a memorable piece of Nordic architecture, Sam Renseiw stretches the limits of testing body-space morphologies in the apparent maze of the simple corridor. View the elementary observations, complete with boatshelter, book reviews and diary of a parachutist noise-art re-mix by clicking here, or, on the links above.(patafilm # 701, 06'45'', 62Mb, Quicktime/mov - other versions at Blip.tv)Today's Bonus Lumiere Video features a more static point of view, nevertheless representing an animated moment. (Lum # 212, 00'53''," window dog, tampere ", Quicktime/mov)....For a more psychedelic version, with sound, of the same scene, click here.
Labels: alvar aalto, claudia schulz, diary of a parachutist, experimental house, kelly davis, morphology of body and space, moving voodle, muuratsalo, phenomenology, promenade architecturale