to be presented at milan design week, casa ojalá offers a world of infinite choice
 

to be presented at milan design week, casa ojalá offers a world of infinite choice

architect beatrice bonzanigo of IB studio presents the design for the adaptable ‘casa ojalá,’ a transportable home with twenty configurations that covers just 27 square meters. the cabin home is expressive of sailboat construction, developed from a manual mechanical system of ropes, pulleys, and cranks. to be presented at this year’s milan design week, the customizable house is designed to exist anywhere on earth. the traditions of its context are displayed through local wood and textiles to highlight its distinctive and aesthetic adaptability, while remaining a formally recognizable, globally marketable object.

IB studio casa ojala
casa ojalá iceland | image by filippo maffei

 

 

italian architect beatrice bonzanigo designed the home as a sustainable, minimal space which eliminates the boundary between interior and exterior. the project will be presented as an installation to introduce viewers to the ‘world of infinite choice.’ while the programmatic layout can be continually reorganized, the micro home offers two bedrooms, a bathroom, a terrace, a kitchenette and a living room. while photovoltaic panels serve as the home’s energy supply, a system of rainwater-collection and a septic tank provide water for drinking and bathing. the patent, entitled ‘residential building with high flexibility,’ will be presented as a 1:10 scale model at milan design week from april 9th to 14th, 2019.

IB studio casa ojala
casa ojalá indonesia

 

 

IB studio explains the concept of the project:ojalá is a word that summarizes the concept of infinite possibilities, hopes related to emptiness and absence, intuition, a key of a door not yet open, a new field of existence, a telescope that brings together and moves horizons, a space of different possibilities and, therefore, a wish that comes true.’

IB studio casa ojala
casa ojalá sri lanka
image by filippo maffei

IB studio casa ojala
casa ojalá canada

IB studio casa ojala
casa ojalá chile
image by guido pallini

IB studio casa ojala
casa ojalá sahara desert

IB studio casa ojala
casa ojalá argentina

IB studio casa ojala
casa ojalá hawaii

IB studio casa ojala
casa ojalá socotra image by nicolò giraldin

IB studio casa ojala
casa ojalá italy

 

 

project info:

 

title: casa ojalá / inhabiting the infinite choice

architecture: IB studio

lead architect: beatrice bonzanigo

date: 9-14 april 9th — 14th

location: 10-21 largo treves, 5 20121 milan, italy

hosted by: galleria post design / memphis

photography: nicolò giraldin, guido pallini, filippo maffei

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