ecru architetti: invena the blue staircase to nowhere ecru architetti: invena the blue staircase to nowhere
oct 06, 2013

ecru architetti: invena the blue staircase to nowhere


ecru architetti invena
image © filippocavalli
all images courtesy of ecru architetti

 

 

 

inserting a bright blue staircase into this discarded building, the installation ‘invena’ by italian firm ecru architetti, seeks to create a feeling of rebirth. by wrapping itself in through the window, the parasitic structure co-inhabits the empty room’s feeling of nothingness. the stairs lead to nowhere, yet they expose the ability of an object to assimilate into a new context. transforming its surroundings, the monotone blue paint provides a strong visual contrast next to the rough concrete. the embedding of a foreign item into a random landscape is a reference to wide-spread urban planning and development, which appears to be taking over our natural landscape – imposing new spaces where before there was none.

 

‘in the making of architectural space, it attacks beginning the slow process of nurturing and reactivation, punctuated by unexpected contamination, landing and flight, climbs and descents.’ say ecru architetti.

 

 


the blue stairs project outwards
image © filippocavalli

 

 


the parasitic structure co-inhabits the empty room
image © filippocavalli

 

 


the installation reveals the ability of a structure to assimilate into and transform its surroundings
image © filippocavalli

 

 


the monotone blue paint provides a strong visual contrast next to the rough concrete
image © filippocavalli

 

 

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  • fantastic idea to approach to everyone imagination,
    into the open space,
    into the open mind.
    Congratulations for this great idea and realisation!

    René molinero says:

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