30 May '16, 11am

Slovenia built a habitable structure with latticed wooden bookshelves

Slovenia built a habitable structure with latticed wooden bookshelves

The project responds to the Biennale’s theme “Reporting from the Front” by functioning like an abstract home doubling as a curated library that allows visitors to explore the concept of dwelling. It is also a nod to the seminal 1956 Patio & Pavilion project by Alison and Peter Smithson. Curators Aljoša Dekleva and Tina Gregorič of Dekleva Gregorič Architects conceived an inhabitable wooden structure made of a latticed system of bookshelves that marries public and private space. It creates a temporary domestic environment based on user experience.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/slovenia-built-a-habitable-home-of-l...

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