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Hot House

…ULTIMATELY, THE HOUSE CRITIQUES THE AMERICAN SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSE THROUGH BOTH IMAGE AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUE.

ARCHITECTURALLY DESIGNED are often built to play a public role that goes beyond the simple boundaries of practicality. They are constructed as monuments – sometimes subtle, sometimes clumsily pretending to be so and sometimes blatant – to either wealth, history, aspiration, affiliation or a love for the surrounding landscape. These are symbols with which a house can cloak you.

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