Antiroom II | Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad and Matteo Goldoni

Standing under the sun of Valletta, Malta. The floating structure reflects the well cooperation methodology as a self-built structure with students from different European countries during the workshop EASA 2015. A cooperation which produced a floating pavilion brights under ceaselessly fleeting sky and settles calmness.
Antiroom II floating pavilion is designed by Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad and Matteo Goldoni. At the Europe Architecture Students Assembly, where hundreds of students and architects convene in a different country every year.

Courtesy of Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad and Matteo Goldoni – Photography: Ahmad El Mad

Courtesy of Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad and Matteo Goldoni – Photography: Ahmad El Mad

Courtesy of Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad and Matteo Goldoni – Photography: Ahmad El Mad

Courtesy of Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad and Matteo Goldoni – Photography: Ahmad El Mad

It is a physical symbol to welcome and accept anyone. All cultures without exceptions. Antiroom II can float and move slowly away, as a new isolated world, in the sea.  — The team stated

Flighting beyond the reach of human, The circular structure is made of wood on the sea shore of Malta, with a centre defined as a small and secure water pool. Its form will become unreachable from the ground, only accessible by swimming or by boat, In a way that creates a space separated from the vast sea.

Courtesy of Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad and Matteo Goldoni – Photography: Ahmad El Mad

Courtesy of Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad and Matteo Goldoni – Photography: Ahmad El Mad

Also, Like a flame of scarlet crept, It remains light and gentle in its floating and instability. With a stoa has a white veil that flows with the wind, giving it a sensation of airiness and breathing.

It remains light and gentle through it floating and instability. One can enter its core, surround it, swim around it and contemplate its structure. — The team stated

Courtesy of Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad and Matteo Goldoni – Photography: Ahmad El Mad

Courtesy of Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad and Matteo Goldoni – Photography: Ahmad El Mad

Presenting itself as a safe place and as a temple in the middle of the vast ocean, It contains a poetic element found on this floating structure, with its white colour, circular shape, and flowy fabrics.

Islands have always had a great cultural significance. Our reinterpretation of islands is a thought on refuge space, where one can lie on them and feel at home, the team stated

By : Khalid Saeed

By: Khalid Saeed

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