19 May 2013 • Fair
Sunday Books: Vittore Stand by A1 Architects
Lenka Křemenová and David Maštálka of Prague-based studio A1 Architects appeared in Grand Stand 4 with a colourful and playful exhibition stand. Now they are back, sharing their love of timber! The studio collaborated with Vittore for the design of the firm's stand at the International Timber Building Fair.
A1 Architects has previously worked with Vittore on a number of projects, establishing a close partnership. Comments Křemenová, 'Currently, we are working with Vittore on the construction of our own house and studio in Prague. What unites us is a common passion for wood and timber structures. Whilst creating a positive and close relationship with our clients, quite often at the end of construction process we find that we have become friends.'
At the trade fair in March 2013, A1 Architects proposed that the perfect example of cooperation between architect and contractor could be displayed in the stand, portrayed as a 1:1 model of the architects' actual planned studio. After the fair, some of the furniture pieces used in the stand are destined to end up in the new studio's interior, due for completion at the end of 2013.
Images courtesy of David Maštálka.