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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

Apparecchiare la citta in Frankfurt, Germany by Ghigos Ideas

March 12th, 2013 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Ghigos Ideas

Lago Maggiore Casalinghi and Ghigos Ideas officially present the new collection “Apparecchiare la città”. The collection is not realized by a unique company, but by a wide network of production firms that represent one of the most historical Italian district production lines. Changing the usual prospective and opening up to experimentation, these companies valorize their specific manufacturing culture, putting them into a common project, as testimonial of the intelligence and the creativity of Made in Italy.

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  • Architects: Ghigos Ideas
  • Project: Apparecchiare la citta
  • Location: Frankfurt, Germany

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The exhibition will show to the visitor a strange city of objects, a landscape “at hand”, tables as inhabited islands, that welcomes elevations with some iconic monument-objects (or are they miniature buildings?) in a continuous interplay between different scales and cross-references between architecture and design, between urban and domestic, expositive and culinary aspects.
Into the sky-line of “urbanized” tables you can see plates as houses, pots as squares or pepper mills that seem like contemporary skyscrapers with multifaceted facades. Looking at a salt shaker to find it “urbanized”…

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The point of view is what changes reality and makes us experience a surreal walk through objects, which lose their purely functional value and discover themselves as “something else”: they are parts of an apparently paradoxical world, and become casket of our emotions . Not yet consumers, not just owners, we find ourselves custodians of simulacra that define a new urban skyline.

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