Commissioned as a guest house for artist Richard Tuttle and poet Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, the Turbulence House is nudging a technological revolution in off-site house design and construction. The 900-sq-ft house is a product of computer-intensive modeling, but the resulting form is paradoxically natural, looking (in spite of its aluminum facade) like a geological artifact shaped by the desert winds of its New Mexican setting.

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  1. Evan January 21, 2008 at 8:46 pm

    Looks super uncozy. I can’t wait til someone realizes that a house that looks like a modern art gallery is not a house that is going to be nice to live. I’m all for cheap, modular and energy efficient houses but someone needs to design one that doesn’t suck.

  2. Kristi Lyons October 15, 2005 at 4:28 pm

    So very encouraging to see fresh, innovative, non-invasive, and practical housing ideas. Yes, Roark would have liked it.

  3. Eric Butler September 25, 2005 at 4:24 pm

    This is very exciting work.What was the cost?Wher do you go from here?

  4. Steven Kalifowitz September 16, 2005 at 3:09 pm

    Reminds me of something Roark would have built; right out of “The Fountainhead.”

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