Antiroom II

Nominated at the Mies van der Rohe Award 2017

Antiroom II is a floating pavilion self-built with students from different european countries during the workshop EASA 2015 Links in Valletta (Malta).

Matteo Goldoni, Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad · Antiroom II
Ahmad El Mad

Antiroom II is a floating island on the sea of Malta.

Ahmad El Mad
 

Antiroom II is an unreachable surface from the ground, only accessible by swimming or by boat.

Matteo Goldoni, Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad · Antiroom II
Ahmad El Mad

The wood structure creates a space separated from the vastness of the unlimited sea. Its center defined as a small secure water pool.

Matteo Goldoni, Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad · Antiroom II
Ahmad El Mad

Antiroom II is a never-ending stoa, an eternal circular temple. It aims to go beyond the concept of time.

Matteo Goldoni, Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad · Antiroom II
Ahmad El Mad

Antiroom II is a white space floating on the blue water, as the white clouds floats on the blue sky.

Matteo Goldoni, Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad · Antiroom II
Ahmad El Mad

Antiroom II remains light and gentle through its floating and instability.

Matteo Goldoni, Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad · Antiroom II
Ahmad El Mad

One can enter its core, contemplate its structure and express his unity with the sky and the cosmos.

Matteo Goldoni, Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad · Antiroom II
Ahmad El Mad

Antiroom II can float and move slowly away, as a new isolated world, in the sea.

Matteo Goldoni, Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad · Antiroom II
Ahmad El Mad

Matteo Goldoni, Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad · Antiroom II
Ahmad El Mad
Matteo Goldoni, Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad · Antiroom II
Ahmad El Mad
Matteo Goldoni, Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad · Antiroom II
Ahmad El Mad
Matteo Goldoni, Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad · Antiroom II
Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad, Matteo Goldoni
Matteo Goldoni, Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad · Antiroom II
Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad, Matteo Goldoni
Matteo Goldoni, Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad · Antiroom II
Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad, Matteo Goldoni
Matteo Goldoni, Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad · Antiroom II
Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad, Matteo Goldoni
Matteo Goldoni, Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad · Antiroom II
Elena Chiavi, Ahmad El Mad, Matteo Goldoni
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