a house : 9 rooms
harvard graduate school of design : option studio
critic : tatiana bilbao + iwan baan
Rather than create the ideal home for a set of very specific characters, why not instead
think of those characters as the spaces themselves?
That is, as a way to question the "houseness" of a house, can we think of the people within
our homes as providing things, feelings, and spaces as essential to live as say a bedroom,
a kitchen, a bathroom, or any other room in an ordinary house?
The following then is a proposal for a generic house that makes for a specific home - whoever
This is a narrative heavy studio that is impossible to understand without it.
The House : The Waken Desire, a studio report published by the Harvard GSD, explains
the studio in more depth. My work can be found starting on page 126.