NEXUS & LINK
Floating international student village with corresponding common furniture
The international dormitory “nexus” in the case of the Designschool, is investigating the concinnity in free development of the individual and common utilization, based on a balance between private and public areas. The concept focuses on the intimacy amongst students – one student, one container - as well as the common feeling shown through the centre of the village. The circle reflects common unity, wholeness and emphasises a feeling of homeliness. The common furniture “link”, inspired by “hug each other”, stands for coherence. It is strong, and provides a sense of safety and a feeling that you make up one part of a whole.