Gareth Pugh SS09 + Dupli Casa (by J.Mayer)
Fluid like time and light,
like freshly – poured milk.
Gareth Pugh, the Parisian debut – ant,
collides with the expected &
introduces raw futurism to Now.
Terminator flirts with Optimus Prime*,
and the Parisian scene is ever transformed.
On the other hand, Dupli Casa (2006/7)
seems to have just came out of a mould,
fragile to touch and
sensitive as it recalls,
its previous state.
Its geometry is based on the footprint
of the house that was previously
located on the site
Linked with a futurama archaeology,
with the topography of Ludwigsburg
– the area that hosts the building –
proposes a new term
for the memory of the structure.
– by Jurgen Mayer Architects –
while transforming the past,
still determines the future.
* The Autobot leader who comes to Earth to destroy the All Spark in order to end the war – from ‘Transformers’.
Sources: Style.com, Wallpaper.com, NikiOmahe.com.