A new entrance, foyer, mezzanine floor and passageways expand the possible uses of this performance space. Added elements are made out of wood to facilitate future changes. // A site-based dialogue guided the process: We drew proposals to scale in the space, tried out concepts through full scale models and were in charge of securing funding for the alterations. Photos by Andrea Johnson and YR/JZ.
Goethe Institut / Instituto Cervantes / A library / 2014-2016
Library as shared space: When closed it works as foyer, bar and passage to an auditorium. When open the library is shared between two cultural institutes. // Interiors are made out of basic building materials such as mdf and wood, with detailing informed by existing pillar structure and the robust materiality of the building. Photos by Katarina Elvén and Andrea Johnson.
Rebuilding proposal developed through 1:1 drawings and 1:1 models on site during 10 months, physically intervening in the ongoing programme of events. Alternating between sketching and testing allowed the proposal to develop in immediate proximity to the existing context. With artist Anna Högberg & political scientist Sofia Wiberg.