We greatly admire the use of coffee table as lateral moment-frame in this application. The solution is both formal and fun, offering the users a sequence of experiences beginning with the entry, to vaulted ceiling, to raised deck. Grade A-
Adorable! Also, it's nice to see that most of these budding young architects have avoided the energy-sucking pitfalls of the all-glass facade.
Maggie Koerth-Baker is the science editor at BoingBoing.net. She writes a monthly column for The New York Times Magazine and is the author of Before the Lights Go Out, a book about electricity, infrastructure, and the future of energy. You can find Maggie on Twitter and Facebook.
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