entangled states by julio oropel & jose luis zacarias otiñano installed at casa FOA entangled states by julio oropel & jose luis zacarias otiñano installed at casa FOA
nov 04, 2015

entangled states by julio oropel & jose luis zacarias otiñano installed at casa FOA

entangled states by julio oropel & jose luis zacarias otiñano installed at casa FOA
all images courtesy of julio oropel

 

 

 

architect julio oropel and designer jose luis zacarias otiñano created a contemporary borne settee inside the foyer of casa FOA in buenos aires, argentina. equal parts functional furnishing and fluid sculpture, ‘entangled states’ is made with over 3,000 individual pieces of american oak from masisa’s melamine essence line.

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view from the top 

 

 

 

the design is derived from the neoclassical architecture itself, which led oropel and otiñano to imagine the intersection between history and present. the adaptability of the space allowed for them to insert a highly spontaneous structure that juxtaposes with the existing architecture. the work moves organically from the borne settee, transforming the space expressively as it moves up and into the second floor. 

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intersection of contemporary and historical 

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foyer casa FOA 2015

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‘entangled states’  

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the sculpture was built with 3,000 sections of wood 

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borne settee detail 

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pajaro carpintero bird

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reflection of sculpture 

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artwork on foyer wall 

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‘entangled states’ sits upon a rug designed by el espatano

 

 

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