As a development of the ideas embodied in the Body Armature, this project asks how an internal and non-Cartesian spatial construct might be applied in order to allow people a fundamentally internal understanding of architecture, not unlike the idea of an architectural phantom limb that provokes and responds to occupation. The project seeks certain sympathies with this intuitive kind of understanding - one that does not come from an immediate knowledge but instead must be felt and developed through discovery and interaction over a period of time. The architecture - a bathhouse in Queens, New York - is itself treated as a number of pressurized vessels carefully inserted into the bones of a derelict industrial warehouse, wherein a reciprocal relationship is fostered between human and architectural bodies, each pressurizing, provoking, and responding to the other.

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