They seem incredibly inefficient in terms of space, but they look so damn cool that I don't care. Triangle houses - AKA A-frame houses - have always been around, but it wasn't until the 1950s, alongside the mid-century modern movement, that they became fashionable. They were small and therefore cheap, so many architects created cabin- or cottage-sized A-frame vacation homes. After a while, full-sized triangle houses were being built across the US. And I kind of want one.
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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 3:17pmLast month we took a look at some triangle houses. Let's add five more angles this month.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 1:35pmI'm convinced that schools are meant to destroy your soul so you become a complacent 8AM to 6PM worker. It doesn't help that so many of them have no character to them.
Friday, July 13, 2012 - 12:48pmFrench architecture firm a/LTA created this pretty & cool basketball hoop. Drawing inspiration from trees, there are hoops on different level "branches". I don't think this hoop is practical for a game, but it's cool for practicing free throws.