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Guess the Architecture! for 3/7/2017

Posted March 07, 2017 2:00 PM

This week's building is another kooky one, do you recognize it?

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03/07/2017 2:51 PM

Pedestal chair with a chimney....

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03/07/2017 3:59 PM

I'm giving you a G.A. for that, not because it's right, but because when I scrolled down to your pic after looking at the drawing, I laughed so hard, I shot Mountain Dew out of my nose onto my monitor.

That chair is exactly what I thought that house looked like.

Got to clean my monitor now, thanks a lot.

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03/07/2017 5:37 PM

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03/07/2017 6:23 PM

Score...."Designed by Jan Šépka, a co-founder of HŠH Architects, the aptly named House in an Orchard ..."

http://www.curbed.com/2017/1/23/14362222/jan-sepka-house-in-an-orchard-concrete-pillar

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03/07/2017 7:08 PM

G.A. Good job, I couldn't anything that looked like it.

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03/07/2017 8:57 PM

Me neither, very obscure....

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03/07/2017 9:33 PM

apearently they never have their pizza delivered to the wrong address.

nice link solar.. the interior leave much to be desired.

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03/07/2017 10:12 PM

Isn't that from the nursery rhyme "There Was An Old Woman Who Lived in A Stiletto Boxing Glove"?

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03/09/2017 12:29 PM

Ahhhh! At last, the queen pod has finally been found! The bodysnatchers can now be stopped, if we move fast enough...

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03/13/2017 11:05 AM

JE in Chicago correctly guessed this oddly shaped structure as “House in an Orchard.” SolarEagle also correctly named the architect Jan Šépka, a co-founder of HŠH Architects (link provided by SolarEagle). The house is located in an orchard “somewhere north of Prague.” According to Gessato Blog, the fact that the structure stands on a single concrete pillar minimizes the impact on the natural area and significantly reduces the building budget. Of the interior spaces, described as sparse and geometric, the bedroom apparently offers the best views of the Brook Rokytka Valley.

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03/13/2017 1:07 PM

Is there an easy way to subscribe to all entries in a blog: in this case: all "Guess the architecture!" entries?

I realise I'm being particularly useless in this, but I keep missing the entries.

One way which would make it easier if there's no technical method, would be if you delayed your summary of each entry until you've posted the new one, then we could just go to "next in blog" when we've read it.

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03/13/2017 2:11 PM

I post a new piece of architecture every Tuesday at 2pm and provide the answer the following Monday morning (the goal is about 11am). If the consensus seems to be that you would all prefer more time to guess, I can certainly wait longer; however, most of the time the users have already given the correct answer (and stopped guessing) by that time.

That being said, you can subscribe to different posts within the Guess the Architecture blog using RSS feeds. Here’s a list of the RSS feeds available on CR4, but you can also access these in the “Site Directories” section of the panel on the right of the page. You have to use a feed reader (like Microsoft Outlook, Google Reader, or any of these popular free readers), but clicking the orange subscribe button will give you a link to the feed. There are specific instructions for using RSS feeds in Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox in this post on the CR4 Admin Blog.

I hope that helps!

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03/14/2017 6:07 AM

Thanks

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