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Diller Scofidio + Renfro Build Their Dream Green House

( via treehugger )

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New York Starchitects Diller Scofidio + Renfro are everywhere these days doing real buildings, but are well known for their academic exercises that don’t get built. Here, with environmental design firm Atelier Ten, they imagine a “guilt-free, sustainable luxury house which thrives on excess”, which sounds to me like a contradiction in terms. On a “two acre lot overlooking a rapidly growing city in the southwest” it is designed to accommodate indoor and outdoor living by essentially building two of everything.

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Lots of fun for a theoretical exercise and a good story at ::New York Times

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Filed under: architecture, design, space/place

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