• House ONE /week THREE

    Par aloys mutzenberg, 12/05/16



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    As the first construction phase gets to its end, it is now time to take a few steps back, to try and see 
    what has yet been done, and what is coming next.

    It is now clear that the half abstract half concrete condition given by the protostructure is definitely
    ambiguous. However it is progressively filling up with studio projects inhabiting it, which operate shifts
    of perspective.

    The House is densifying and becomes more concrete, more tangible. As the projects take place inside
    the protostructure, the abstract features are drawn into it, as part of the Rooms. These which seemed
    more concrete than the protostructure because of the program they propose, are now the abstract
    part of the whole as their program is conceptual.

    Anyway, all of this is bringing light to the etymology of the word protostructure (proto = anterior) : a
    host structure, something inhabited, transformed by new objects.


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    Photography : Raphaëlle Garin, Louis Conforti, Aloys Mützenberg, Selen Karakoc

    Editing : Aloys Mützenberg, Pedro Maiurano

  • HOUSE ONE - THROWBACK TUESDAY

    Par Yuesheng Jiang, 11/05/16

    DATE                :  TUESDAY 03 MAY 2016

    TEAM                :  studio cabay + studio chassot + studio vanderwoude + studio grandgirard 


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    Four studios have unveiled those very first steps for the House I pro-   To note:   6 horizontals from

    ject last Tuesday. During this preparation phase, y1 students readily    both lower and upper level of

    installed a significant amount of frames and crippled their joists with   the proto-structure were re-

    the guidance of their studio directors.                                                moved by studio Cabay.

                                                                                                                                       Caution!

                      

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                                                                                                      WORDS                   :  Yuesheng Jiang + Jeremie Morris                                                                                                                                                 PHOTOGRAPHS        :  Yuesheng Jiang


  • PROTOSTRUCTURE HOUSE ONE : Still working on it

    Par aloys mutzenberg, 10/05/16



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    It is now been one week that the first project pieces have been put in the protostructure, and since

    we expect things to go faster from now on, a special team has been formed to work in the upper

    levels of the structure. They have worked hard in order to organize access and security in some zones,

    in which a temporary floor has been put. In the mean time, five studios are advancing with their

    projects.




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    Photography : Aloys Mützenberg, Paul Castella

    Editing : Aloys Mützenberg


  • HOUSE ONE : fondations studio Van der Woude / Den Hartog

    Par Pedro Maiurano, 04/05/16

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    The first move on the construction site was done by the two studios in direct relationship with the floor.

    Instead of using the existing fondations, the studio Van der Woude created concrete slabs which are also

    used by the studio Den Hartog.


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    We placed every concrete slabs according to the two projects to be ready for the next phase of construction.   


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    Prefabrication of the concrete slabs in the studios 


    For more informations about the two projects, please visit :


    - http://aliceblogs.epfl.ch/y1/studios/vanderwoude/recent

    - http://aliceblogs.epfl.ch/y1/studios/denhartog/recent



    Editors and photographers :

    Maud Abbé-Decarroux

    Pedro Maiurano


  • HOUSE ONE /first step

    Par mathias helfenstein, 02/05/16



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    Monday 02.05.2016, first day on the construction site. The first three studios finally  began working on the 1:1

    protostructure, testing and discovering this new dimension. The first few pre-assembled pieces are now in the

    protostructure, so we can say the construction has officially began!