• ReActor: a Tilting House That Shifts and Spins Based on its Inhabitants' Movements

    2 years ago - By Colossal

    Photography: Richard Barnes & Dora Somosi
    In the rolling hills of upstate New York at the outdoor sculpture park Art Omi , artist duo Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley created a fully functional house with a special slant. The project, called ReActor, is a 42 by 8-foot rotating home that balances on a single 14-foot tall concrete column. Movements inside the dwelling, as well as outside forces like gusts of wind, cause the structure to gently tilt and rotate. In the summer of 2016, Schweder and Shelley inhabited the home for five days, and their movements toward or away from the house's...
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