Architecture of necessity, le site web du designer cubain Ernesto Oroza
Ce site qui nous est signalé par Gregory Marion, est élaboré en écho aux recherches du designer cubain Ernesto Oroza et accorde son attention à de nombreuses initiatives visant à fabriquer des objets de première nécessité.
“The architecture of necessity is design conducted by everyday citizens in response to individual or collective needs and site-specific conditions. Due to political restrictions and/or low-income scenarios, neighborhoods and individuals make customized and informal alterations to their living spaces, thus creating innovative new typologies for architecture and urbanism. Ernesto Oroza coined the term in his 2006 book, For an Architecture of Necessity and Disobedience, to refer to the efficiency and ingenuity of Cuban citizens under Fidel Castro’s regime and their approach to self-made solutions for their everyday needs.”