Home

This studio aims to tackle the issue of transportation where the concept is considered in its widest sense. The vehicle(s) of transportation will be considered as complex tools to carry (portare) objects and/or subjects on/between given paths (trans-), in order to prevent categorical/paradigmatic congestions. These vehicles however, will not be taken into account as sole mechanical devices but moving structures interacting with/through its objects/subjects and their environment in a definite context and system. Thus, we will explore the critical position of transportation vehicles in the urban context, how they act as intermediaries/mediators between product design, interior design, architecture and city planning and are means to define the concept of transportation through their intrinsic qualities. Also the assessment of the transportation vehicle as an ambiguous object in its relation with human beings, blurring the boundaries between interiority/exteriority, public/private,…