This building deals with the problem of bringing together an idea of landscape with the program of the factory. Hadid's intention was of 'sucking in' urbanism into the site and also to pull in the landscape. In this sense the Vitra factory is perceived as a huge mass and paradoxically the insertion of another new building was chosen as the way to break it and channel in the vitality of a fresh urbanity.
The proposals for the functions of this building were always elastic. The idea of the Programmatic wall absorbs the expansions and contractions of the programs as the spaces slide into each other. At one point the volumes begin to converge and the ceiling to break to create an entrance canopy. At the same time there is also the idea of bringing light into this plane whether is day or night. >>>

         


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