Friday, October 18, 2013
The structure most likely broke from the stress at the top of our beam which we did not reinforce (we reinforced the middle only).
This is a study of a residential complex by Herman Hertzberger. The "Diagoon" complex is an 8 unit plan. It was purposefully "unfinished", labeled as a "carcass" home. The interior does not have any wall or defined rooms (aside from the kitchen and stair shaft). Hertzberger wanted to break form the stereotypical home layout of designated rooms. the resident is able to use the spaces creatively, defining the locations of the rooms. Hertzberger wanted an interaction between families as well,