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Container Dwellings

music playing ADAM KALKIN: At the end, I want to close this thing. So you guys can maybe I’ll trap some of you guys in it. Because it’s pretty cool This has room for people? ADAM KALKIN: Yeah, you can definitely get some people in.

It. Really? ADAM KALKIN: Yeah. The basic shell is like a container, like a recycled container. We were originally going to bring the first push button.

House into the building, but they were having a lot of trouble ANDREA ILLY: Because of the size. ADAM KALKIN: Because of the size. When did you debut the Push Button house for Illy? Is this the debut?.

Adam kalkin: i took the one from art basel, and redid it. And shipped it to the Venice Biennale. Then we were going to bring it back here and we realized that there’s a huge elevator, but the door coming out of the elevator is like So we couldn’t actually get it in the building.

Adam kalkin: we designed it specifically for this space. So it does open and close. I’m Adam. JAMES ROSENQUIST: Adam what? ADAM KALKIN: Kalkin. JAMES ROSENQUIST: Hi, Adam.

Adam kalkin: adam kalkin. Hi. FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA: I’ve been long interested in shipping containers as alternate dwellings. But this is amazing.

Adam kalkin: thank you. DREW NIEPORENT: So you actually press a button? ADAM KALKIN: You do press DREW NIEPORENT: And the whole thing opens? ADAM KALKIN: You do press a button. The button is well hidden due to the public nature of this.

And the potential people running around with a push button could be a little volatile. ADAM KALKIN: How high is that shit off the ground? 34?.

10 Unbelievable Underground Homes

from something out of the teletubbies to a former missile silo, we count ten unbelievable underground homes! 10 Malator, Considered one of Wales architectural masterpieces, Malator is a property in Druidstone that was literally built into the side of a hill. Locals call it the Teletubby House because its turf roof and peephole doorway make it look like the home from the LCDinspired kids show.

interestingly, the home has just one fishbowlstyle room thats sectioned off with different coloured pods. Its sweeping coastal views are inviting and its underground nature protect it from crappy Welsh weather. 9 Bolton Eco House, In 2010, former Manchester United captain Gary Neville made plans to build an ecofriendly underground home in the British suburb of Bolton. The millionaire football star wanted an 8,000squarefoot, fourbedroom home that.

Would blend seamlessly into the surrounding hillside. natural light would pour in through huge petalshaped glass openings and everything would be powered by a Bonoapproved wind turbine. The lavish home was constructed but, but Garys plan to build an elaborate wind turbine was thwarted when his neighbours complained. Not wanting to cause a feud, he aborted the turbine project in 2012. 8 Edgeland House, Located in Austin, Texas, the unusuallooking Edgeland House is considered a modern reinterpretation.

Of a traditional native american pit home. its organiclooking roof is covered with native grasses and wildflowers, meaning they probably have to mow their roof every Sunday! For contrast, the rest of the home has sharp angles and an ultramodern veneer. The home is designed to be energy efficient, making it an ideal underground lair for any evil geniuses who like to tend flowers. 7 Kandovan Cave Dwellings, Although its mostly known for war and civil unrest, the Middle East has some of.

The most breathtaking homes in the world. located at the base of irans mt. sahand, the Kandovan caves have hidden 700yearold dwellings that were carved out of natural rock formations. Although theyre centuries old, these subterranean apartments have all been updated and include all of the modern comforts of home. Enjoy living inside a piece of history without sacrificing wifi. 6 Festus Cave House, Tucked into a sandstone cave in Festus,.

Missouri, this 15,000squarefoot home has an unusual history. Beginning as a working mine, it was purchased by a new owner in the 1950s and transformed into a roller rink and concert venue. Unfortunately, this period was shortlived because most concertgoers prefer venues that dont have terrible acoustics and stifling humidity. The structure was later sold in an eBay auction, of all things. Its new owners, Curt and Deborah Sleeper, installed modern interiors while honouring the original sandstone walls.

Thanks to geothermal heating and smart design, stay cool all year round without the need for air conditioning or a furnace. 5 Vals Hillside Home, Tucked into the hillside to protect it during long winters, this hardtospot Swiss home is perfect for secret getaways. Designed by famed architects SeArch and Christian Mller, Vals Hillside Home is an opulent underground pad that respects the surrounding ambience while managing to look like something from an IKEA catalogue.

its large windows reflect the stunning alpine vistas and if for some crazy reason visitors feel like stepping outside, the areas also home to worldfamous thermal baths. 4 Sedum House, Known to its friends as the house of the future, this North Norfolk home attracts so much sunlight Im surprised it doesnt know Solar Beam. Its upper level is bordered with glass windows, even though most of its rooms are located underground. As with many of the entries on this list,.

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