Gallery: Spooky Gue(ho)st House Draped in a Melted White Veil Opens in ...

 
The delightfully spooky Gue(ho)st House designed by long-time creative partners Berdaguer & Péjus recently opened in France - just in time for Halloween! Formerly a prison, a school and then a funeral home, this extraordinary public art commission is covered in a white veil of high-density polystyrene that drips onto the landscape as well. Taking cues from Marcel Duchamp's wordplay: A Guest + A Host = A Ghost, the duo sought to evoke the ghosts of the building's former incarnations.

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  1. dominique degoumois October 7, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    merci Erich Mendelsohn!

  2. sallyearthsky October 10, 2012 at 4:42 am

    that’s very cool … and well insulated sans doute … but shame about the polystyrene … I would much prefer to see it rendered with chaux + chanvre, to similar effect ………

  3. kristi276 October 4, 2012 at 3:03 pm

    Gyppers gyppers where you get them peepers, jolly gyppers where you get them eyes. Where you get them eyes. Seriously, who would really live in a ‘fun house’? It does remind me of a dwelling constructed by the Pueblo Indians, because it the basic concept would be adoptable to the desert environment.

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