raw housing

bare spaces from the minimum consumption of resources; porto cristo 2019

A project planned with the aim of consuming the minimum of resources (matter and energy) in the course of the works.

Strategies:

– As long as they are functional, leave the existing construction elements as they are: concrete slabs, sandstone walls, and partitions, continuous coatings, hydraulic pavement …

– Recycle, reuse, and recover both demolition materials from the work and other old elements: sandstone pieces, wooden doors and windows, furniture, lights, fabrics, dishes, and kitchen utensils…

– Prioritize natural and local materials, or in any case not very industrialized: wood, stone, ceramic, lime, porcelain …

– Dispense with coatings and finishes: visible installations, imperfect finishes …