CASA NOSTRA
2003

Place
ZAE (economic activity zones)
Client
Minister of culture (France)
Material
black reinforced concrete core, coated steel stairs and walkways, gilded containers, sound and video equipment
Status
contest
Type
cultural shareware house

Dimension
28,5 x 28,5 x 15 m I 370 m2

Casa Nostra reverses lending-library logic and replaces the control of vertical loans to the freedom of horizontal exchanges. It redefines sociability in terms of spaces, where flow-zones are intersected by share-zones to which each person brings their cultural baggage and passes on the experience they have drawn from it.