Georgian architecture trained the Western eye to took for symmetry and rationality in the facade of a building. This sort of aesthetic conditioning might make the Black & White Twins development look comparatively quite untidy.
But this should certainly not be held against the idiosyncratic project, for the compositional character of inconsistency is what makes it intriguing. The flat black external walls have been punched out and installed with an array of windows of assorted sizes and seemingly arbitrary positions. These actually serve to animate the structure.
What you might have already guessed about the Blaricum apartment block is that the interior program is just as irregular. Casanova + Hernandez Architects wanted to ensure that no two condos inside Black & White Twins were alike, so to be better appreciated by unique owners and renters.
Black & White Twins is a Study of Floor Plans with Zero Consistency
1. Irregular Architecture - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Explore new design approaches that challenge traditional notions of symmetry and rationality in architecture while creating visually intriguing structures.
2. Assorted Windows - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop technologies and techniques that allow for the installation of windows of assorted sizes and arbitrary positions, adding animation and character to buildings.
3. Unique Interior Design - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create customizable interior designs that ensure no two condos or living spaces are alike, providing unique and personalized experiences for owners and renters.
1. Architectural Design - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Embrace irregular architecture to cater to an audience that seeks unconventional and visually intriguing building designs.
2. Window Installation - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop advanced techniques and materials for installing windows of assorted sizes and arbitrary positions, offering architects and builders more creative freedom.
3. Interior Design - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Foster the creation of unique interior designs that can be tailored to individual preferences, tapping into the growing demand for personalized living spaces.