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Case Study House # 4

The snail house - Guy Rottier

Guy Rottier
After collaborating with Le Corbusier on the draft of the Radiant City to Marseille (1947 to 1949) , Guy Rottier paths takes an inventive and joyful skipping architecture , closer to the needs of people and the preservation of environment. Inventor small utopias habitable , projects pave the way for today's reflections on the architecture of camouflage or scalable architecture , temporary housing, or foldable disposable and bioclimatic urbanism.
The snail house
In 1965 , Guy Rottier designed a scalable and adaptable to the growth of the family home. Extensible , the house can gradually enlarge by adding extra parts along the spiral structure . Every inhabitant becomes actor in the design and organization of the various modules that combine at will.
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" This allowed me to invent, is that I do not link me to the past but to the future."

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> Case Study House # 3, Maison Eames, CSH n° 8,
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> Case Study House # 6, L'architecture du lieu, Kevin Low