Do they accept whimsical rustic play money for that $295,000 price tag?
Hrm, how close is it to Toshi Station in case I need some power converters?
I remember seeing a house like this once that was made by spraying some kind of chemical foam on a simple frame or balloon. I mistrust it for multiple reasons.
I hate it. I love weird architecture, but this just looks janky. The window insets appear to be 55 gallon barrels cut to fit. Maybe the organic shapes are concrete, but they look like spray foam. And judging by the proportions shown, moving around inside seems like a problem,
Sometimes called “super adobe.”
Superadobe is a form of earthbag construction that was developed by Iranian architect Nader Khalili. The technique uses layered long fabric tubes or bags filled with adobe to form a compression structure. The resulting beehive-shaped structures employ corbelled arches, corbelled domes, and vaults to create sturdy single and double-curved shells. It has received growing interest for the past two decades in the natural building and sustainability movements.
Although it is not known exactly how lon...
Nader Khalili (Persian: نادر خلیلی; 1936–2008) was an Iranian-born American architect, author, and educator. He is best known for his inventive structures that incorporated a range of atypical building materials to provide shelter in the developing world and emergency contexts. His work was heavily influenced by the traditional arid house designs of Iran.
Nader Khalili was born in Tehran, Pahlavi Iran into a large family, he had 8 siblings. He attended the University of Tehran where he studied ...
… is this supposed to be a primary residence, or a vacation cabin to visit once a year
Roger Dean about it.
Throw in some
sea urchin chairs and I might be interested
@j9c had some plausible looking explanation but I’m sure you’re really thinking of the Barbapappa house:
The Barbapapa family did not all remain fun. Some took a more sinister path.
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