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Guess the Architecture! for 5/16/2017

Posted May 16, 2017 2:00 PM

Do you recognize this one?

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05/16/2017 4:52 PM

CalTrans garage at Donner Pass?

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05/17/2017 4:34 AM

Yeah, looks like a garage with a small appendix. Is it for the Murchison Pass snow shoveling brigade...

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05/17/2017 12:02 PM

Nice drawing, but as there are so many modern structures in mountain settings would anyone even take a second look if they drove by it? I may have actually seen this - or not - but I would not remember this structure as being especially noteworthy.

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05/17/2017 3:28 PM

I think it is one of the ski lodges at Alta Ski Lodge outside of Salt Lake City, Ut.

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05/18/2017 7:29 PM

I think it's the garage, shed, and small residential hydro power house I just built in my imaginary back yard. The rails are so I can sit around and monitor all my imaginary grandness.

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05/18/2017 10:30 PM

nice place!

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05/17/2017 4:47 PM

It could just be the on-going senior project of the corrective carpentry program at Arkham Psychiatric Institute...

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05/19/2017 10:40 AM

Is that any better than being admitted to the Arcane Asylum?

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05/22/2017 11:05 AM

Last week’s home was a “contemporary, eco-friendly villa within close proximity to Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania,” named the Valley Villa. The design is clad in 7,000 square feet of sustainable wood and features irregular pitched roofs. According to Architect Magazine, the architect, Arūnas Liola of Arches, “aimed to design a structure that is both ecologically friendly and striking in appearance, interweaving natural materials with a bold sculptural form.”

The building won one of five “1/5 Metre” awards at the 2015-2016 exhibition “Zvilgsnis I save” (“Introspection”). The exhibition is a competition aimed at reviewing and analyzing current trends in Lithuanian architecture, and it awards the 1/5 Metre to the five best projects. The Valley Villa was chosen for its use of a “contemporary elegant material” and its “interesting spatial plan organization,” among other details.

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05/22/2017 11:23 AM

Is the 1/5 meter, the portion awarded to one of five winners of a meter long bar of iridium? I would gladly accept, but I have no contribution.

A one meter length bar of gold might be more "fungible"?

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