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My intentions came from an interesting moment with the Toni Areal : exploring and creating new space on top of it. One horizontal plane and one inclined plane created 3 different moments, entering by a covered plan you can see the exteriority not only by the entry (void in the inclined plan) but also by little slots. Once you came to light (exterior) you can see (from the Toni) the city and the lac. Going on the inclined plane, you feel your existence by realizing you are matter, but at the same time you realize how small you are to the world by looking in the sky (a night sky works better) and always have a view. You can lay down, this environment makes it favorable for further thinking and lose ourselves in our thoughts.
Project changed measures, the void from the inclined plane is smaller and the passage area is widther.
The project took a thinking about the first phases and I thought about the Toni Areal. Precisely about it's heights and so it's point of view that could be exploited. An inclined plane is perfect to suite a panorama for each individual that is there.
In the process, the maximum heights of the inclined plane isn't enough for the sensation of an inclined plane and the entry (horizontal plane) is quite little when it's in width. The solution was to do in length, the entry is more spacious.
/About the Painting
Each groupe was given a choice of Pieter de Hooch paintings, the goal was to reconstruct the painting in a drawing, by measuring logically the space, typically starting by the door to have the coefficient and calculate the rest. I helped myself with the tiles on the floor to measure the room and invent rationally the hidden space to make it plausible.
The drawings are a plan, two sections and an axonometry at 1/66 scale. The space was also casted in plaster in 1/132 the void and in 1/66 the interesting walls.
The development of this drawing was the study of multiple horizontal planes in the painting that I haven't seen the previous time (the sealing of the wall with windows was at same level as the rest in the first drawing).