Built for practicality and durability rather than ease of mobility and aesthetics, House No. 19’s rectangular volume is painted black to recede into the background. The wood-clad interior can be subdivided into a variety of spaces such as a hotel room, art studio, and meeting place. Skylights and large drawbridge doors open up to the landscape to let in natural light.
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The timber-and-steel structure was constructed on site in the span of just a few days. The wood panels are covered with thermal insulation and a laminated timber rain screen. Artists can also expand the footprint of the structure by opening up the large shutter-like doors and turning them into outdoor terraces.
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