It is through space that we connect with the world around us, however, it is not just about the space itself, but the way we signify it; the proportions we give to it, the fixed measures we attribute to it —as a way to understand it and to understand each other. Thus, the space is not just signified by us, but more importantly, it signifies us; as it crosses language, bodies and categories.
In an attempt to understand the processes of these shared meanings created between the space and the person that inhabits it, One Bedroom, Flat makes a process of ‘spatial thought’ in which a home is remodels using the same scale but changing the materials. This way, a private space is deconstructed and reconstructed in order to be grasped spatially and through its symbols.
“One Bedroom, Flat” 345 square feet of recycled wood stacks on top of a very delicate thin wooden structure in five different piles using as reference the size and distribution of my house.