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Cacoon House


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  • Cacoon House 
    Title: Cacoon House
    Author: ANKER NINA EDWARDS
    Format: HARDCOVER
    Publication date: 01/07/2020
    Imprint: ARTIFICE
    Price: $69.99
    Publishing status: NOT YET PUBLISHED

    It is meant to serve as a cinematic screen, its round shape abstracting the play of light and shadow, cocooning the interior like an ocean wave with light hitting its surface - nea studio on the Cocoon House. Designed in 2018 by Nina Edwards Anker, acclaimed architect and interior designer and founder of nea studio, the Cocoon House is a feat of sustainable design. Located in Long Island, New York, the completely unique, LEED-certified home, gets its name from the curved walls which form its cocoon-like shape. The building, which is half exposed and half opaque, also boosts beautiful skylights inspired by Goethe's colour theory, which provide sunlight-hued illuminations throughout. Cocoon House, a book that records every step of this ambitious project with stunning photography and insightful text, will appeal to a wide range of readers: those interested in sustainable design or the progression of solar technology in building, as well as those who are simply drawn to nature-inspired statement houses, crafted with the utmost ingenuity. The carefully considered theories that served as inspiration to the house are discussed in depth, making Cocoon House a crucial reference book to anyone studying sustainable architecture as a whole. AUTHOR: Nina Edwards Anker is the founder of nea studio and is also an award winning architect, interior designer and writer whose interests revolve around sustainable design. She has designed solar lighting and furniture for exhibitions at the 3D print show and ICFF in Manhattan, Copenhagen, Cologne, Miami and Milan Furniture Fairs and her 'Landscape Sofa' won the Good Design Award at the Chicago Atheneum Museum of Architecture and Design in 2015. In addition, her 3D printed 'Latitude Lights' won the A'Design Award in 2017, and her 'Beanie Sofa' the Best Product Award in 2019 at The Architect's Newspaper. In 2016 she was awarded her doctorate in architecture from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, and has held teaching positions in architecture at Pratt, the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, New York University Gallatin and Sotheby's Institute. Edwards Anker is also a Design Director at Terreform ONE and a founding member of New Lab at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

    ISBN: 9781911339397
    Dimension: 290mm X 200mm
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