plongeoir blank canvas house by spray architecture plongeoir blank canvas house by spray architecture
mar 19, 2013

plongeoir blank canvas house by spray architecture

‘plongeoir’ blank canvas house by spray architecture virgin ‘plongeoir’



a simple 14-sq-m wood structure encourages passerbys to dive into the idyllic french countryside, stopping to paint the walls along the way. called plongeoir, the miniature piloti house by spray architecture ascends upwards as the walls appear to fall away; a semi-transparent façade welcomes sunshine inside. the stilts are intended to limit the environmental impact, creating a resemblance to piloti fishing houses while simultaneously immersing visitors in nature. people are encouraged to adapt and contribute to the space, using ‘graffitecture’ to transform the appearance each day. selected artists – including antistatik, THTF and INjustice – were invited to add their marks to the piece. within days the exterior was transformed with angular, frenetic dashes of colour that invite visitors into the spatial fabric of the intervention. 

first artistic intervention by antistatik



front facade



plongeoir takes colors



polycarbonate welcomes the sunshine inside



into the wild



the step is a chair, a staircase, an observatory, a library, a meditation place



angular, frenetic dashes of colour



visual distortions of the landscape



structure and polycarbonate detail



the different artistic interventions



superposition of patterns

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