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Billboard House: Sign Painter’s Temporary Prefab Home Doubles as a Rooftop Advert in Mexico City
Posted By Lidija Grozdanic On March 25, 2013 @ 5:23 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,Gallery,Prefab Housing | 1 Comment
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.
Via NotCot 
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URLs in this post:
 prefab structure: http://inhabitat.com/prefab-friday-interview-with-toby-long/
 Julio Gómez Trevilla: http://etcetera001.blogspot.de/2013/03/billboard-house.html
 billboard: http://inhabitat.com/apostrophys-billboard-house-is-an-urban-dwelling-that-doubles-as-advertising-space/
 : http://inhabitat.com/billboard-house-sign-painters-temporary-prefab-home-doubles-as-a-rooftop-advert-in-mexico-city/billboard-house-julio-gomez-trevilla-2/?extend=1
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2013/03/Billboard-House-Julio-Gómez-Trevilla-2.jpg
 one-room space: http://inhabitat.com/barcode-room-is-a-space-saving-apartment-that-can-be-configured-in-multiple-combinations/
 house: http://www.notcot.org/post/53218/
 excess heat: http://inhabitat.com/waste-heat-from-big-cities-found-to-raise-temperatures-over-1000-miles-away/
 Scribe: http://www.scribemarketing.com/
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