from container to the cell


edited by Michele Leonardi architect

 MATHEMATICAL SUM:   1 + 1 = 2

( containers,bookcases,car parks,boxes,cemeteries )


 BIOLOGICAL SUM:    1 + 1 = 0, or 1, ..., 4, 9, 12, ...

( cells,procreation,organisms,living systems )


100% genuine contemporary architectures

"Containers" in Liepzig, Germany
"Datoteca" in Zagreb, Croatia - Velimir Neidhardt architect, 2004
"Nakagin Capsules" 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



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Even the longest journey begins with a first step! Systemic Habitats is online 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 very important contribution to the realisation of this website, we would like to thank: Roberto Vacca, Marco Pizzuti, Fiorenzo and Raffaella Zampieri, Antonella 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 Fracalanza, 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, and last but not least the kind Staff of 1&1. M.L.






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... The numbers 0 and 1 of the blue displays

represent the digital data flows.