By Oleksandr Kolesnykov, Volodymyr Ponomarenko, Oleksandr Maimeskul & Kseniia Ponomarenko
Recently more and more people has been changing their lifestyle. They leave crowded offices, change their relationship with people, city and state. They set off. They are ‘new nomads’. The reasons for their appearance are not the subject of this project study (however, we want to note that this phenomenon has nothing to do with nowadays refugees). It is important for us that the number of the ‘new nomads’ is constantly are increasing, so we can talk about the emergence of a new ethnic group.
Any ethnicity can develop only within its specific landscape. We propose to consider ‘the city above the city’ as a new urban landscape, where a ‘new nomads’ ethnicity. We develop ideas of Japanese Metabolists of the 60s, the time of the new nomad movement origin.
The core of the structure - a wooden post and beam structure, made of wooden vertical and horizontal cross-beams with 3.6 meters spacing pitch. Three-way arranged wooden beams and vertical shaft ensure spatial rigidity of the structure.
The shaft contain all the necessary networks and ventilation shafts coming from below. The lower level, located directly on the roof of the base-house, is reserved for public functions – boxes parts storage, sports, gardens. Structure is being randomly filled by residential boxes.