venice architecture biennale 08: czech and slovak pavillion

venice architecture biennale 08: czech and slovak pavillion


the ‘sideways installation’
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the ‘sideways’ installation featured in the czech and slovak pavillion invited visitors to taste architecture and food. based on the idea of human needs the pavillion is filled up with identical fridges that contain various foods. each carry records of socio urban research mapping the fridges and its users’ interactions while they inhabit various apartments and houses in slovakia.

venice architecture biennale 08: czech and slovak pavillion a visitor looking into a fridge image © designboom

created by zerozero untd the ‘sideways’ installation poses questions and searches for answers in realms of non-architecture. is it possible to gain access to more current, authentic information on our individual habits, desires, expectations and abilities by analyzing our needs? where can architects learn more and how can they react better to our rapidly changing world? what is and and what might be an architecture beyond building today? venice architecture biennale 08: czech and slovak pavillion

venice architecture biennale 08: czech and slovak pavillionvenice architecture biennale 08: czech and slovak pavillion venice architecture biennale 08: czech and slovak pavillion the fridges list records of people on their doors all images © designboom

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