Gallery: MODERN PLAY SHED

 

Who says prefab is just for adults? Certainly not Ryan Grey Smith. Best known for his diminutive Modern-Shed, the architect and father is now designing prefab for the pint-sized. Complete with sloped shed roof, clearstory windows, dutch doors, and twelve standard fixed window panels, the Modern Playshed is designed to not only be safe and durable, but to provide endless hours of imaginative play. Currently available exclusively from Seattle-based Velocity Art and Design, the Modern Play Shed will soon be making a trip down the West Coast to debut at CA Boom.

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  1. Inhabitat » Blog ... July 10, 2006 at 5:27 am

    […] FutureShed follows the studio’s thorough principles of sustainability (see their Eco-design strategy), utilizing FSC-certified, locally-sourced timber, free of toxic adhesives and sealants; a fully translucent roof for maximum daylight and natural midwinter heat; and self-bearing walls that require no extraneous framing or hardware. Like some of the other sheds we’ve showcased here, this garden habitat can be used as a children’s playhouse, a storage space, a workshop, or a backyard getaway. But we think this one, designed in collaboration with design engineering student, Mara Callaert, is exceptionally beautiful. […]

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