A proposal for a house
The presence and placement of elements and setting up a contrast of the old to the new, presents an opportunity to explore an existing ruin.
This thesis book is a presentation of exploration and findings.
contrast. 1 to compare in order to show unlikeness or differences note the opposite natures, purposes, etc...
presence n. 1. state or fact of being present, as with others or in a place;...; 3. immediate vicinity; close proximity
'..identification is related to bodily form, whereas orientation apprehends spatial order. We could also say that they correspond to the architectural function of 'embodiment' and 'admittance'. Any environment thus, embodies meanings, at the same time as it admits certain actions to take place.' — C. Norberg-Schulz, The Concept of Dwelling