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CASA: Architecture’s Most Famous Houses Confined to a Cube

CASA: Architecture’s Most Famous Houses Confined to a Cube
CASA: Architecture’s Most Famous Houses Confined to a Cube, Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin

French-born, Colombian-based architect Yannick Martin of WHAT has shared with us his latest series of illustrations that reimagines some of architecture’s most famous confined within a box.

“The idea,” describes Martin, “was to deform and stretch houses made by some of the most known architects, put them inside a cube, and reveal what makes them so singular, starting with the decisions the architects made concerning the proportion of their houses and the defining elements that makes them so unique and famous.”

The complete collection, including Casa Vanna Venturi and the Farnsworth House, after the break...

Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin
Courtesy of Yannick Martin

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "CASA: Architecture’s Most Famous Houses Confined to a Cube" 24 May 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/509859/casa-architecture-s-most-famous-houses-confined-to-a-cube/> ISSN 0719-8884
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