DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT
Article 10 is a project that provides basic health care through the EMERGENCY Association.
The device includes a basic outpatients clinic and a waiting room, sheltered and shaded, on the outside.
A system of overlapping curtains provides shade in summer and insulation in winter.
During the night, a bright sphere illuminates the surrounding area, enlarging its field of action to a public space and indicating its presence even at a distance.
Emergency ong onlus
EMERGENCY is an independent and neutral organization, that provides free, high quality medical and surgical treatment to the victims of war, landmines and poverty. In more than 20 years of activity, EMERGENCY has treated over 7 million people.
EMERGENCY promotes a culture of peace, solidarity and respect for human rights.
Matilde Cassani moves on the borders between architecture, installation and performance. Her practice reflects the spatial implications of cultural pluralism in the contemporary Western urban context. She teaches at Politecnico di Milano and Domus Academy. She is conducting research into “holy urbanism” and works as a consultant for the World Bank. Her works have been exhibited and acquired by many cultural institutions and published in various international reviews.
PRIMA TAPPA: Naples, Ponticelli District
photograph: Andrea Avezzù, “Scintille, Napoli, Ponticelli”, 2016