Zaha Hadid Lotus

August 23, 2008

“The ‘lotus’ is a system of enfolded furnishings through which one can seduce and engage the immediate and more distant world. This room fluctuates between two extreme states: one which is highly condensed and exclusive of its surroundings and the other which is unfolded, dispersed and interlocked into its environment. reconfiguration is also a means towards appropriation and personalization.

The ‘lotus’ room is conceived as a fragmented enclosure that can be compressed and expanded into programmed areas for resting, sitting, storage, and browsing…”

Extract from designboom

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