Twenty four interlacing beams form this teepee-shaped structure that shelters a large open-plan living space. Antony Gibbon Designs designed the project, named ORKA, as an exploration of different geometric shapes and unconventional forms for residential architecture.
The house has twenty four wooden beams that coalesce, forming a pivoted illusion which transforms angles into a seemingly curved hyperboloid form. Using the frame as an aesthetic starting point, the architects interlaced…
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