from container to cell


by Michele Leonardi architect © March 2014



1 + 1  =  2

( containers, bookcases, parkings, boxes, graveyards )






1 + 1  =  0,  or =1, ..., =4,  =9, =12, ..., etc.

( cells, procreation, organisms, living systems )



100% genuine contemporary architectures:

"Containers" in Liepzig, Germany
"Datoteca" in Zagreb, Croatia - Velimir Neidhardt architect, 2004
"The Nakagin Capsule Tower Building" in Tokyo, Japan - Kisho Kurokawa architect, 1972
"Lloyd's Building" in London, U.K., Richard Rogers architect, 1978-1986
"Plug-In City", Max. Pressure Area Section, 1964, Archigram and Peter Cook architects
"Plug-in City" reloaded, Alain Bublex artist, 2000

Prototipo M.V.R. Monoggetto Componibile by Luigi Pellegrin architect , 1976

An industrialized housing system.

Hotel in Greece,

Prototipo M.V.R. Monoggetto Componibile by Luigi Pellegrin architect , 1976

Emergency Habitat after earthquakes or natural disasters + Touristic Village,

Prototipo M.V.R. Monoggetto Componibile by Luigi Pellegrin architect , 1976

"Self Defence" in Paris, France, Stéphane Malka architect, 2009
"Le Languedoc" University Residence in Rennes, France, O. Lucas, J. Badet, and L. Lagadec archtects, 2011 "Caterpillar House", Santiago de Chile, Chile, by Sebastian Irarrazaval architects, 2013



    Hanssem Mass Housing, Seoul, South Korea,

    by Richard Rogers Partnership architects, 1991.

    Another industrialized housing system:

From the book "Cities for a Small Country", Richard Rogers and Anne Power authors, 2000
From the book "Richard Rogers + Architects", Editions du Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, 2007












Even the longest journey begins with a first step! Systemic Habitats is on line since the 18th of May 2012. This website was created to publish online my ebook "Towards another habitat" on the contemporary architecture and urbanism. Later many other contents were added. For their direct or indirect contribution to its realisation, we would like to thank: Roberto Vacca, Marco Pizzuti, Fiorenzo and Raffaella Zampieri, Antonella Todeschini, All the Amici di Marco Todeschini, Ecaterina Bagrin, Stefania Ciocchetti, Marcello Leonardi, Joseph Davidovits, Frédéric Davidovits, Rossella Sinisi, Pasquale Cascella, Carlo Cesana, Filippo Schiavetti Arcangeli, Laura Pane, Antonio Montemiglio, Patrizia Piras, Bruno Nicola Rapisarda, Ruberto Ruberti, Marco Cicconcelli, Ezio Prato, Sveva Labriola, Rosario Francalanza, Giacinto Sabellotti, All the Amici di Gigi, Ruth and Ricky Meghiddo, Natalie Edwards, Rafael Schmitd, Nicola Romano, Sergio Bianchi, Cesare Rocchi, Henri Bertand, Philippe Salgarolo, Paolo Piva, Norbert Trenkle, Gaetano Giuseppe Magro, Carlo Blangiforti, Mario Ludovico, Riccardo Viola, Giulio Peruzzi, Ahmed Elgazzar, and last but not least the kind Staff of Ionos.   M.L.














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