Intestine architecture

Video: Tinna Grétarsdóttir

Turfiction views the turf house as a living organism and asserts that there is a growing need for humans to pass through it in order to reshape perceptions and advance architectural knowledge for the future. This passage through the super-organism involves navigating through its mucous membrane, tissue, and bowel — an intricate “intestine architecture” characterized by the perpetual motion of eroding stones, soil formation, diverse species, plant and animal decomposition, and water agitation.



Illustration: Sigríður Rún & Tinna Grétarsdóttir

Images: Tinna Grétarsdóttir