Hybrid House

Hybrid House is a monumental architectural structure that incorporates building elements from the temporary architecture of Caracas, West Bank, West Palm Beach. The work shows how they negotiate space among themselves, how each of the community-based structures formulates its own language.


In Marjetica Potrc‘s view, urban environments have been shaped by a battle for territory waged against the inhabitants of the “formal city” (beneficiaries of laws, zoning and official planning) by the denizens of the “informal city,” who, being without property and protections, must take what they need.

See also her dry toilet that collects waste and turns it into fertilizer. Because it does not depend on city services, it solves one of the dilemmas of sanitation in a settlement without legitimate access to water.

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