Olivia Chen

Architecture for Longer Life: Bioscleave "Fun" House

by , 10/17/08
filed under: Architecture, Art, Inhabitots

bioscleave house, bioscleave, arakawa, madeline gins, prolonged living, extended living, playful spaces, playful interiors, engaging architecture

What makes architecture engaging? And what purpose does engaging architecture serve? Artists Arakawa and Madeline Gins answer both of these questions with their Bioscleave House, an indoor playground of sorts aimed to help people live longer and healthier. Filled with bright, energetic colors and playful, undulating floors, the house provides an environment that constantly stimulates the body and mind. A bold departure from the predictable elements we associate with ordinary homes, the purpose is that visitors and inhabitants alike will always be learning to adapt and will therefore maintain a certain youthfulness.

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  1. Joyce October 17, 2008 at 8:46 pm

    This home must evoke a sense of childhood innocence for all who enter!

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