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. 

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

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

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

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

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