La Expresividad Proyectual – Trabajando la emoción con maquetas de plastilina

To begin working draft Auditorium Torun in Poland we looked to attractive, plastic and suggestive geometric solution, keeping in mind that it should be adjusted to the program required by the organization, but without limiting the geometric freedom, since later we would it submit to the power of reason, and should it not be compatible it would be modified until both parties were consistent.

We addressed the project, from a rather intuitive stage where I wanted to conceive an interesting volume geometrically speaking, yet proportionate and adaptable to the program which would then be introduced therein.

By using plasticine models of the project it was constantly evolving as you add variables to the equation, finally achieving an attractive solution formally, which is also realistic with the proportions and spaces of the required program.
For these first steps the plasticine models helped us to find the volume we wanted, as their geometric freedom is quite high, the plasticine models are easily manoeverable and require no tools to work them, so that we can shape in a more intuitive way with one’s own hands, feeling the model as an organic element, which easily transforms in our own hands.

I started to work as a craftsman, shaping the models, not one or two but a lot of models, because as mentioned, we then submitted each of the solutions to different solutions to the program, leaving us with the solution that best solves all elements.

Once we found a solution and adapted it to the program we worked this solution again, more proportionate and less expressive, to re-adapt the program to the volume, and so on many times, until all variables in the equation were balanced and everything squared optimally. This method of work is inseparable from a process of research, with an attitude of nonconformity and development necessary to achieve a rigorous and quality architecture.

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