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6 Bizarre Examples of Parasitic Architecture

by , 12/01/13

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Cut-architecture’s Rehearsal Room

Paris-based Cut-Architecture has come out with an unusual idea for extending one of their clients’ homes: They built a new, bright and airy “parasitic music room” suspended between the client’s house and the neighbor’s wall.

 

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Plasma Studio’s Geometrical Extension

London’s Plasma Studio updated a 60s house in Italy that’s topped with a clashing geometric extension. Instead of following the “host” building’s style, they designed a new geometrical timber unit which adds a wonderful outdoor area that can also be climbed.

 

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Lara Calder Architects’ Prefab Parasite 

Australian firm Lara Calder Architects have come up with an idea that makes good use of unused urban landscapes: The “prefab parasite” is a parasitic structure that can be affixed onto empty walls, creating an attractive private dwelling.

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