Vitruvian Parasite Machine

FINALIST of Re-Draw.05: Nakagin Capsule Tower


Re-Draw.05: Nakagin Capsule Tower

Vitruvian Parasite Machine


Name: Adrián Beltrán

Nationality: Ecuadorian

Institution / Company: Universidad UTE

Name: Sebastian Narvaez

Nationality: Ecuadorian – Swiss

Institution / Company: Universidad UTE

The merge of the Modulor and Davinci´s Vitruvian proportions llustrates the architectural module’s impeccable adaptability to precise and minimal measurements. This harmonious integration showcases how the Modulor’s proportional system, conceived by Le Corbusier, elegantly aligns with the timeless principles of Vitruvius, emphasizing the significance of proportion, order, and symmetry in architectural design. The synthesis of these two influential concepts transcends eras and cultures, underscoring the enduring relevance of designing spaces that effortlessly respond to human scale and evoke a sense of balance and harmony within any built environment. This concept is compellingly illustrated in the redraw project that adapts Nakagin capsules to the iconic Ponte Vecchio, demonstrating the seamless amalgamation of innovative design principles with historical heritage.


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