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AMAA stacks shipping containers in Italian factory to create Space within a space



Venice architecture studio AMAA has installed eight shipping containers in an Italian factory as a permanent installation that aims to investigate what architecture is.
Named Space Within A Space, the permanent installation was designed without a specific use in mind, although the studio envisions events taking place in the building in the future.
AMAA has created Space within a space
"At this time, we haven't strictly planned what the end use of the space is going to be, as possibilities are left open to new forms of colonization," said AMAA architect Marcello Galiotto.
"We have designed a collective space with the aim of cultivating social value; a place that can be occupied by either private or public activities, a space that can host art exhibitions, art performances and festivals," he told Dezeen. The permanent installation is made of eight shipping containers
By installing the eight shipping containers in the empty former industrial building, the studio aimed to demonstrate how the feeling of space can be changed.
"We had the chance to study and experience how space can change, how it can be modified by an act of appropriation, and we interpreted the former industrial building as a cave," said Galiotto.
"An abandoned space can change appearance and become multiple things by using a standard module not related to the human being."
The shipping containers are stacked to create tension
AMAA created a series of physical models to ex...
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