WIT Press

Modular Dwelling Structures In Organic Design

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/MRS960221

Volume

24

Pages

10

Published

1996

Size

3,386 kb

Author(s)

M. Balz

Abstract

Modular dwelling structures in organic design M. Balz Freier Architekt, Grableswiesenweg 30, D-70771 Leinfelden Echterdingen, Stuttgart, Germany Natural Shapes For Human Housing The future needs big series of dwelling living spaces. Before the production of those series goes on in the wellknown ortogonal cubic design shape,with the result of boring boxlike interior and outside appearance, it is about time to show what could be realized in this field with production methods and design feeling of today.Human nature asks for organic shapes of archi- tectural design ! Prototype of organic dwelling shell unit Since 15 years the author and his family is living in his organic designed shell house in Stuttgart Germany . This experimental dwel- ling scuplture has proved in the meantime to the family and for a lot of visitors,that living in such a surrounding is a very happy experience. For human psychology, anatomy and choreographic behavior

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