Gallery: Oxbow Field Station is a Student-Made Box on Stilts Built from...

Nine undergraduate architecture students under the astute leadership of their Professor Eduard Epp designed this stunning, mostly reclaimed field station in Manitoba. The Oxbow Field Station was commissioned by the University of Manitoba's Department of Architecture for site meetings, fieldwork, and as a tool to measure on-site habitability for a future artist colony. Built near a floodplain on agricultural land owned by the university, the 14 square foot building is comprised in part of materials salvaged from the base of an abandoned building and includes a rooftop viewing deck that extends the building's height to 20 feet. All of this constructed by the students, for the students, in just three months.

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