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Guess the Architecture for 5/8/2018

Posted May 08, 2018 2:00 PM by MaggieMc

Can you guess this week's building?

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05/08/2018 3:13 PM

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05/08/2018 8:24 PM

That didn't take long.

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05/08/2018 8:47 PM

Thanks.

The keywords came to me..

"Guess the Architectural Search Terms" might be an applicable name

Three words..

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05/09/2018 8:43 AM

"Three words.."

"Cantilevered putting green"?

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05/09/2018 11:01 AM

that's a fair-way to describe it.

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05/09/2018 11:51 AM

D - o - o - h ! Good one. Very punny.

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05/09/2018 9:10 AM

Three words.... "Zombie Proof House"

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05/09/2018 9:21 AM

Har, they make some bad assumptions here about "Zombie proof".

If you play the zombie apocalypse game 7 Days To Die, only one of those houses is safe and that would be the boat. While zombies purportedly can't swim they can walk along the bottom of waterways. And, given enough time, they can whittle their way through concrete and steel.

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05/09/2018 10:59 AM

Come on!

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05/09/2018 4:53 PM

The waste management plumbing would certainly be interesting.

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05/10/2018 7:58 AM

too bad its a computer generated model

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05/10/2018 4:05 PM

Actually it's a good thing for a change..

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05/09/2018 8:35 AM

Nice!

But. But. But. What/where is it????

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05/09/2018 11:00 AM

near the pine trees over there.

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05/09/2018 11:11 AM

I'll check and see if we have any Polish pines here in the Valley.

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05/09/2018 9:50 AM

Great! now I have to mow the roof too.

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05/10/2018 4:48 AM

How did you know it was green?

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05/10/2018 12:28 PM

T-Cubed. (Ted Turner Technology )

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05/10/2018 4:57 AM

https://www.archdaily.com/273160/auto-family-house-kwk-promes

Not quite so zombie proof

Driveway/entrance to drive through art gallery!!

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05/10/2018 7:28 PM

It does look as if it could be moderately tornado resistant.....

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05/25/2018 11:20 AM

JE in Chicago correctly guessed May 8th’s building. I found the home on a list of 16 Spectacular Green Roofs, where it earned its place for having a green roof so complete that it blends “seamlessly with the landscape when viewed from above.”

Designed by Robert Konieczny of KWK Promes, the Autofamily House aimed to offer more to the environment than just its expanse of green roof. The Autofamily house is designed to encourage owners to convert to an electric or hybrid car. The designer believes that this shift in thinking can be achieved by incorporating the standard garage into the living space so that the car “practically enters the residential area” and “encourages its occupants to invest in ecological cars” that “allow them to coexist within the residential part.” In this design, the garage becomes a tunnel that acts as a pedestrian and automotive entryway as well as a gallery space for the owner.

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