A study of Mario Botta's Bianchi House in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland. This was the final individual drawing for a month long analysis of the building, culminating in an exercise that called to imagine the building in a time of ruin. I imagined the building to be in a limbo state of pulled far below the ground, underwater as well as up and beyond the ground in the sky. The bright and opposing colours signify this as well as the splashes of colour through the composition. The key elements of the building are still ever present: the heavy carved walls, the 'infinite' stair, and the entrance bridge.
Botta in Ruins