Fallen from the Sky: Whimsically Upside Down House

French artist Jean-François Fourtou loves to play with dimension and proportion. In his recent project ombée du Ciel (Fallen from the Sky), Fourtou plopped an upside down house right in the center of his property in Morocco, disorienting his viewers and creating a bewildering experience of “home.” This upside down house is inspired by his grandparents’ home in France, reproduced to scale. Viewing the house from inside just looks like coming to a magic world and the experience of walking on the ceilings must evoke both a disorienting and funny feeling.

If you are fascinated with upside down architecture, you probably will like another upside down house we featured before by Polish partners Klaudiusz Golos and Sebastion Mikuciuk. [source]

Fallen from the Sky: Whimsically Upside Down House
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ProtoHaus: Cozy House on Wheels

If you want to travel with home comfort, you’d better check this amazing timber trailer home. The ProtoHaus is a tiny dwelling of 125 square feet. The house is built with the concern of sustainability, functionality, and aesthetics. It is fabricated primarily from recycled and reclaimed materials. The house is built on a trailer bed rated to withstand 14,000 pounds. Separate fresh, grey, and black water systems are integrated into the design allowing for remote removal and disposal of waste. A solar and wind system power the house allowing it to be off grid. Love this home, it looks really functional as well as cozy. [source]

ProtoHaus: Cozy House on Wheels
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