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Schnabel House in the U.S. by Frank Gehry

Schnabel House in the U.S. by Frank Gehry,

Schnabel House in the U.S. by Frank Gehry

Schnabel House in the U.S. by Frank Gehry

Schnabel House in the U.S. by Frank Gehry

Schnabel House in the U.S. by Frank Gehry

Schnabel House in the U.S. by Frank Gehry

Schnabel House in the U.S. by Frank Gehry

Some believe that changing the original architecture is unacceptable in any form, is like that pririsovat carbon whiskers Gioconda. Frank Gehry took the opposite view. “I have no bias to keep such things – says the architect. – Living in a straitjacket design is counterproductive. ” This was good news for John Platt, the new owner Gary Schnabel House in Brentwood, which was built in 1989 deconstructivist design (Gehry himself considers this incorrect classification). Platt moved into the house in 2006 and put Gary task to make the necessary changes, as if the house was built in 2010. Free form and controlled chaos, conceived and implemented in the late 80’s, remained unchanged. “The design of this house, I fantasized about my own house” – said Gehry. – “I wanted to build it for myself, but I had no money.” An interesting incident occurred when building a house – the dome caused a stir among the neighbors. Marna Schnabel, the first customer at home, joked in response to the question “what is inside the dome:” My husband works in the government and I have no right to say that there. ” No big changes in the house was not made. Was carried out “refreshing” repair, adjusted interiors, resize the children’s pool, marsh pond has become a modern swimming pool. Major changes have been “stuffing” – the whole house is controlled by several iPads, including a special film on the windows, changing its transparency. In general, the house has not held up to modern environmental standards, but it can be considered a true “smart home”.

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