Fictions as Practice

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GROWING UP, Compiègne, 1993
France, 1993
Architect: R&Sie(n)...
(name of the agency at this time : Roche, DSV & Sie)
Creative team, F Roche, Gilles Desevedavy, Stephanie Lavaux
Key dimensions: 250  m²

Private command of a house for a horticulturist, 250 Sq m, on the boundary of a forest of beeches.


1) Realization of a "cabin in the wood", 3 floors high.

2) Plantation of a little forest of Maples, around and in the house.

3) Growing up of the trees with a co-dependancies contract.

4) Mainteance as the main agenda... for a fragile avoid the suffocation of the house by the species.

5) Ritual of sharing time and attention / as a Rousseauism contract, with promiscuity, friction, mutualism...but simultaneously endangered in case of neglected relationship...