terreform one: homeway
 
terreform one: homeway terreform one: homeway
jan 31, 2010

terreform one: homeway

terreform 1: homeway

 

 

 

homeway is another conceptual architectural project from the architects of terreform 1 led by dr. mitchell joachim. the project focuses on how cities can extend into the suburbs sustainably. their idea is to mount suburban homes on wheels having them drive into the city by day and back again at night. in their vision, city highways would be enhanced with an intelligent renewable infrastructure that would serve these mobile home structures. ‘in the future, the physical home will remain permanent but its location will be transient. our static suburbs will be transformed into a dynamic and deployable flow. houses will have the option to switch from parked to low speed. homes, big box retail, movie theaters, supermarkets, business hubs, food production, and power plants will depart from their existing sprawled communities and line up along highways to create a truly breathing interconnected metabolic urbanism. dense ribbons of food, energy, waste and water elements will follow the direction of moving population clusters.’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • been studying renzo recently?
    the model looks great though ^^

    hasko says:
  • Miyazaki got there first

    anon says:
  • This is the most insane model I have ever seen– CRAZY hot–
    A wee bit Archigram, but who does not like Archigram?
    LOVE IT!!

    HeadGREEN says:
  • trust me, i’m a dr.

    _ says:
  • Strugging to see what is sustainable about moving a house…

    Ghostieman... says:
  • bona

    ito says:
  • This isn’t “architecture”, it’s “science fiction”. Archigram knew this, which is why they were so influential, they didn’t parade it around as anything more than what it was…oh, and at the time it was also original…

    hairpiece says:
  • Oh get off your high horses. Its a bit of fun and its great.
    I feel like a kid just looking at it.

    erin says:
  • Hey I found a link to the Homeway project description and drawings– Brilliant!

    It seems SiFi is all the rage in design– it comes to fruition; i.e. cell phones , meg lev trains, atm machines, skype, Bilbao.
    Real Designer Dream, it is the point.

    http://www.terreform.org/projects_habitat_homeway.html

    Longbow says:
  • Really stretches the mind. Such creative energy and enthusiasm is nourishing. Thanks

    rcvs says:
  • OwwwMannnn!

    Marrafon says:
  • Really awesome! Archigram reinterpreted for the american suburbs. These guys are up to some cool stuff

    design maverick says:
  • this is silly

    Lottie says:
  • Excellant.

    SamIam says:
  • i m very like it but i cant make it if i have chance i will draw them and make them

    geine nocturne says:

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