You have probably noticed a shared contend on Architectuul’s social media created by FIG projects. The architects Fabrizio Gallanti and Francisca Insulza are exploring boundaries between architecture, urban research, visual arts and promoting interdisciplinary initiatives.
As curators of Forgotten Masterpieces they were examine the Indoor University - Canadian Welfare And Modern Architecture.
The FIG projects has already in 2003 traced the spawn and spread of the first SARS epidemics and published it in a series of maps in Domus. Strongly tied to a series of specific spaces the mapping revealed the link between space, globalization and disease.
Their contemporary approach towards space and architecture is visible also in the contribution at the 14th Venice Biennial in the research project on alternative forms of education in architecture Radical Pedagogies, lead by Beatriz Colomina at the School of Architecture of Princeton University.
For the Ofhouses they curated a selection of summer houses Vista Mare (Garraf Weeked House, Porto Cheli House, Fernandez & Riera Vacation House, Casa Hartley, Can Lis) where they exposed the salient features of vernacular architecture from the Mediterranean, which generate new modern ways of life.