...when illuminated at night.
It was inspired by a summer vacation spent on some land with a yurt and tipi on it in the high desert of Colorado in between John's first and second year at Cranbrook. John says, All I did was research on the immediate structures before me and read books that I had ordered regarding portable architecture, mobile housing and nomadic lifestyles.
Indoors it has a concrete firepit, plastic laminate flooring, carpet tiles, furniture and a large scale photo mural. The outer shell uses the traditional "suburban" siding over a timber construction.
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