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Exterior View The Retreat: Creek Vean House / Team 4
Residential

The Retreat: Creek Vean House / Team 4

In 1966, Team 4 completed its first project on the southern coast of Cornwall. Set in the ground, the cockpit-like structure has a trapezoid concrete shell, with built-in seats alongside a small kitchen including a stove. The seating zone was secured by a glass covering portrayed as a “complex, crystalline polyhedron”.

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Exterior View
Residential

Maison à Bordeaux / OMA

While French newspaper publisher Jean-François Lemoine was looking for an architect to design a new home, he became partially paralyzed from a car accident. Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas designed the house in 1998 to accommodate an active family man confined to a wheelchair.

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