Parasite Del Mondo

Location
Malmo (S)

Client
Parasite Foundation

Design
2000

Design: houseboat

In the context of an exhibition of "Prototypes for Advanced Ready-made Amphibious Small-scale Individual Temporary Ecological houses" the design for a floating pavilion is presented in a 1:20 model and a paper-folding sheet. It wants to add a fictional-historical dimension to the ideological-functional program that has its roots in the Functionalist movement.

The design presents itself as a continuating chapter to a fragmented story about the 15th century "teatri del mondo" which was already rehabilitated in a design for the Biennale by Aldo Rossi in 1979. The lightweight scaffolding with wood-and-blue-paint skin was lost in time. It is now sampled by the parasite (del mondo).

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