2A+P/A: 'square' installation in l'aquila
 
2A+P/A: 'square' installation in l'aquila 2A+P/A: 'square' installation in l'aquila
sep 18, 2010

2A+P/A: 'square' installation in l'aquila

‘the square’ by 2A+P/A at the culture festival in l’aquila all images courtesy 2A+P/A

rome-based architectural firm 2A+P/A (gianfranco bombaci and matteo costanzo) have designed and created an installation for the culture festival in l’aquila, italy. ‘square’ is a space for social engagement and interaction, composed of a large linear bench circumscribing a four-sided area. inside, an arrangement of two to three-tiered steps act as seating or podium.

the installation repurposes used skids for the general structure, and underlights the bordering benches to create a visibly public space and atmosphere at night. the basic and somewhat vague forms in the center of the space encourages free interpretation and improvisation on how to use the objects.

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