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The Fab Lab House


via The Designer Pad
 

In my recent trip to Spain I came across this very interesting article about a solar house contest produced by the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, where the Fab Lab House received the audience award for the best in its kind. Because of its organic shape some referred to is as the peanut home, cinnamon submarine, forest Zeppelin or even whale belly.
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ROLY by Bruno Erpicum

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Photo © Jean-Luc Laloux
 

This is a small outbuilding which has been extended and transformed into a house – now a bed and breakfast. The aim was to introduce steel sheets into the existing structure to create a mezzanine floor; the aim then was to extend these sheets outdoors in order to create a living room enclosed solely in glass which opens out generously into the natural surrounding environment Continue Reading

Lawrence Weiner @ Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

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North Gallery installation view @ Marian Goodman Gallery
 
a quote we like:
“People, buying my stuff, can take it wherever they go and can rebuild it if they choose. If they keep it in their heads, that’s fine too. They don’t have to buy it to have it – they can have it just by knowing it. Anyone making a reproduction of my art is making art just as valid as art as if I had made it.”

Through January 21, 2011

Beach Road 2


via Hughes Umbanhowar Architects
 

(A Postcard from Jupiter Island, Florida)

Like driftwood collecting in courses on the beach, the house comfortably nestles in the interstices between waterfront and road along a narrow site on the northern coast of Jupiter Island.
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