House of Strings Designed to Change Shape in an Earthquake

Design News 07.25.12

What if earthquake activity didn't damage your home, only rearranged it? Architect Fernando Herrera's project Seismic Vestiges is made of a mix of tightly bound (walls) and loosely bundled (windows) strands that move when the ground does.

In other news, the London Eye will act as social media mood ring, and Isaac Mizrahi & Safavieh partner for a 2013 line. See the headlines after the jump.

House Made of Strings Would Change Shape In an Earthquake | Curbed
Hidden Message In London Eye [Video] | The Wall Street Journal
Xcell Brands announces partnership with Safavieh | The Editor at Large

(Image: via Curbed)

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