Billboard House: Sign Painter’s Temporary Prefab Home Doubles as a Rooftop Advert in Mexico City

by , 03/25/13

Billboard House Julio Gómez Trevilla, Billboard House Mexico City, Scribe Billboard House, Scribe advertisement, prefab architecture, temporary housing, modular housing, transformable houses

Conceived as a versatile one-room space, the house can be transformed to suit the needs of the artist hired to produce the artwork. The interior is clad with lightweight chipboard panels and comprises a small bedroom, a bathroom, dressing room, kitchen and a desk. The house includes a terrace which is accessed through a door located within the billboard itself. The canvas thus becomes structurally integrated with the house, while acting as its façade.

In order to prevent excess heat, the designer introduced a wooden roof separated from the housing module, which creates a shade for the space below and forms the terrace deck. The plumbing is situated in a small tower that pierces the structure and rises above the deck. The Billboard House was developed as part of an advertising campaign for the Scribe marketing agency.

+ Julio Gómez Trevilla

Via NotCot

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1 Comment

  1. english cheese man March 29, 2013 at 5:18 pm

    This seems a bit much for something you only live in 10 days.

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