Verbena Arrange / HANGHAR + Estudio DIIR
Textual content material description provided by the architects. Verbena is the title of the proposal. A proposal that bets on openness and, above all, on the interaction of its visitors. Verbena claims areas of interaction that, on the one hand, take into consideration new varieties of relationship, nonetheless on the other, resort to the collective imaginary of the Mediterranean that it carries inside. An space the place folklore and contemporaneity have a spot. A technique of approaching a future that, whereas not sure, ought to be collaborative, supportive, and festive, like basically essentially the most intrinsic essence of the Mediterranean people.
The staging is conceived by means of an enormous purple tent. A part associated to widespread festivity, with the ephemeral. Its presence transcends the boundaries of the enclosure and generates a halo of thriller that invites the particular person to search out its inside. Inside, an surroundings of fairground connotation is recreated the place clients gather and profit from the second as if it have been a “verbena”. An space that lastly escapes restrictions and is stuffed by way of a sequence of devices that struggle the present isolation to which our society has been subjected. The bench, the bar, the desk, the porch… All of them elements recovered from our widespread customized and whose purpose is to consider conditions the place the passing of time can solely be understood by means of celebration and neighborhood life.
Going by way of the dispute and confusion that reigns in our days, Verbena addresses this drawback as a chance to strengthen a neighborhood of alliances. Whereas the great oceans characterize hostility, the calm waters of the Mediterranean mirror kindness. That invitation to pause and reflection is what this space pursues. The necessity to assemble a coherent and respectful future passes by means of the dialogue of its members, and it’s in that temporal experience the place the celebration of life acquires which implies.