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NARRATIVES EXPLAIN SPACES (ANA FITRIYANI / 1006775501)

CITIES & DESIRE:

DESPINA FROM THE BOOK “INVISIBLE CITIES”

Cover sketched by Goastar (http://www.playdom.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=80&t=85445)


“Despina can be reached in two ways: by ship or by camel. The city displays one face to the traveller arriving overland and a different one to him who arrives by sea.�

-From the book Invicible Cities-

Picture by: allaboutdrawings.com/ www.alexkorting.de


“Each city receives its form from the desert it opposes …

SEA

DESERT

DESPINA DESERT

… and so the camel driver and the sailor see Despina, a border city between two deserts.”


DESPINA When the camel driver sees QUALITY OF SPACE

iconic

high Open-space with landscape

windy

Intenseness


DESPINA When the sailor sees QUALITY OF SPACE

shady high & white movement distraction

fresh (water as metaphor)

a hide-andseek


SKETCHES


reflecting surface (mirror)

intense

FROM THE ENTRANCE 1

make a form of light

high space windy OPPOSE EACH OTHER, ACTUALLY SAME

FROM THE ENTRANCE 1 opening, to get outdoor view

FINAL MODEL


END. THANK YOU :)

Ana Fitriyani - Despina  

Narrative & Space City & Desire - Despina based on the book Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino

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