Sunday, October 14, 2007


Architectonic landscape installation realized in Savonlinna, Finland, 1999

Three abandoned barnhouses mounted on wooden shanks in the hight of 10 meters in order to give them a slow, majestic walk.

Desolate, longing after their farmers, the barns have cut their primeval union with the soil and are now swaying towards the cities of the south.

The story ended on a dark night of October when the barns were set on fire by the coreography of dancer Reijo Kela during a traditional slaughtrer carnival. The work was commenting the desertation process of Finnish countryside.

- See the video

Architectural Review 12/99, Emerging Architecture Award
La Biennale di Venezia 7. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura

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