noun \ fan·ta·sy \fan-tə-sē, -zē\
: something that is produced by the imagination : an idea about doing something that is far removed from normal reality
Pigalle is a fantasy world. When we enter it, we enter into the representation of things most people desire but cannot have an easy access to.
If fantasy represents things that are wanted, what will be the cities’ “dirty pleasures” in the future?
Due to global warming, we witness the everyday destruction of Earth’s environment and the end of many species. It is now conceivable that all that is natural around us may quickly disappear, leaving only traces of the past through imita- tions and representations. This project imagines a future where pleasure is obtained through the experience of natural resources. Things that right now are almost unquestionable, such as breathing fresh air, swimming in clean water, witnessing snow, among others, are considered the main fantasies in the future.
Envisioned in the same style as Pigalle, these “natural fantasies” are contained in volumes that are integrated within the city and its lifestyle. Accessible to all, this “nature” represents the idea of what used to be. It is the conception ofnature
Imagining a time where anything related with the planet’s original resources are scarce and everything is a product ofhuman creation, people are depicted in only finding pleasure in the experience of what Earth used to offer.
It is world that has been so transformed by humans that nature only exists as an idea, a memory, a fantasy...
noun \ na·ture \nā-chər\
: the physical world and everything in it (such as plants, animals, mountains, oceans, stars, etc.) that is not made by people