the gown does not make the friar
“giardino delle conserve” – Ortus Artis 2006
competition of ideas (by invitation)
Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities
arch. Valentina Crupi, arch. Luca Dal Fabbro, arch. Manuela Schirra, arch. Nicola Vazzoler
Certosa di Padula (SA)
completed – mentioned project
The acknowledgment of the cell as a living self-sufficient organism consisting of three environments internal, mediating, external – translates into different perceptions deriving from stepping on three different materials.
A jute cloth covers the entire surface, proposing the completeness of the ancient cell, it lines the aqueduct and exceeds the boundary wall to reveal itself outside. Traces emerge tearing the cloth and contradict its continuity.