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The name that the designers used to define this architecture is unequivocal and readily understandable: “casa de piedra”.
Where history and current affairs merge yet again, it is up to architecture to help build the identity of the venue: and this can only be achieved by stone architecture when the landscape context and the public and symbolic role of the building alike so
“In nature, liquids penetrate solids and stone becomes the basin that collects water.”
Included in the Art Basel programme of the Design Miami/Basel pavilion – a satellite event of the most popular trade fair in the world – Common Sense was presented in June 2019.
It is customary to think of marble and stone used for added value as cladding, both in the conventional sense and more advanced, experimental versions.