Galvanized House is a celebration of its rich cultural and eccentric tapestries of a Filipino home – with the everyday material of a “yero” (e.g. galvanized sheets) and the innate soulful Filipinos that brings together the love for music and a sense of community – this is the chant for 2021 uplifting the quality of life and happiness in spaces and we are giving it a new meaning with sensuality. It is a fusion of musicality and thus creating this amalgamation of energies, layering, framing and textures that created a spatial scenery for domestic life beating its inner chords and corrugating the boundaries of indoor and outdoor, art and architecture, body and movement, space and time, analogue and the digital – functioning as an ephemeral quality of effects and an ecological device canalizing and choreographing water.
As you enter you are already invited to this bohemian rhapsody fantasy, setting the stage into a rhythmic composition of alcove dramatic lighting predominantly in the house with floating flutes, trumpets and guitars that gives a feeling of musicality in three levels – a kind of interface of allegro movement and to create the separation of spaces but without the walls. The allegro inspired zig zag movements like musical notes that goes inside and outside and like floating into space has this brisk, humor and lively qualities. The layering of different materials creates this symphony of floating lines that functions as railing, steps, shelves for books and plants – a kind of acapella field layering healthy space that is multifunctional as it becomes areas for sitting, talking, reading, comfort, meditation, isolation, lounging, exercise, play and performance. A staircase is normally just always a transitional space from A to B but here it is habitable, dynamic and engaging. The house actually acts as a machine for living and it feels like an orchestrated series of spaces with areas of silence (adagio), expansion (accelerando), and tempo jolt surprises of these fluid lines blurring the boundaries of wall, floor and ceiling.