Adam Kalkin is not suitable to integrate architecture. It is not just that he specializes in making buildings out of the excess supply of shipping containers. It is more that New York artist / architect seems even hostile to conventional practice and NITTY-ward to getting things built.
Kalkin has worked himself for almost 20 years and is best known for the design of container houses, apartments, cafes, schools and even entire villages. Here is also the architect’s own home, Bunny Lane, New Jersey, an industrial steel shed built around a 19 clapper board century cottage to be seen as both housing and arts, and is currently on the market for $ 2.8 million.
Adam Kalkin for his quirky and fun home design, as quickly deploy Push Button Home and prefabricated Quick House. This Design is located on 3 acres of property Kalkin home in New Jersey. The outer shell is a modern, industrial shed unusually shaped, custom roll up doors and 3 stories of rooms on one end. Inside the home is a traditional two-story New Jersey home, white-washed and untouched, sitting on the screen almost as if it had been preserved in a museum.
Kalkin seems to draw inspiration from a variety of architectural styles, all of which can be seen exhibited in Bunny Lane home. The juxtaposition of the new, old and quirky work together beautifully and create a warm atmosphere of family living there.
Industrial doors are rolled up, the room opens to the outdoors and the cozy living room gets a fresh breeze. The traditional interior home with his old school veranda, you will sit and drink tea and lemonade throughout the afternoon. Inside the small two-storey house, the furniture takes you back in time, with their antique frames and charming warm colors.
The shell of quik House can travel today and are ready to live in 3 months. Kalkin is probably best known for his Push Button House, a single cargo container that unfolding, with the touch of a button, a small plush home.
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