Rolex learning center_EPFL
My project is an investigation of the relation between two horizontal planes connected by stairs; a relation which is then mirrored on top of the protostrucuture. Vertial planes change the space differently in the those two cases. Creating an opening to the horizon in the lower plane and an intimate space on the top plane.
A broken model that showed the importance of having a strong connexion between
the wood and the plaster in order to make it resistant.
A bridge and the stairs (1:20)
The process of building the stairs
Sketches of the stairs integrated in the protostructure (1:66 and 1:20)
Plaster model of stairs useable in two ways.
The Inverted Architecture and Gravity-Defying Worlds of Cinta Vidal
First idea: the bridge (1:20)