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Camelback Houses by GRAFT Architects

There are times when people should mingle within the neighborhood. Those kinds of situation were being carefully considered by GRAFT‘s Make It Right (MIR) Project Designers when they came up with the Camelback houses — they all have a strong connection between the private interior zone and the shared public space on the street. Inspired by the cradle to cradle philosophy, the Camelback houses bring in a better environment, economical, and society combination. It’s the futuristic approach that got us sold in the first place.

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  1. Michael the Mouse said:
    July 20, 2009

    come on hurricane would sweep this house all the way to Hawaii…

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  1. [...] Camelback Houses by GRAFT Architects [...]

  2. [...] The Camelback House concept connects to the street with its elevated stature and sweeping front porch, an item missing from most modern home ideas. Conceived by architects at Graft for Make it Right — the Hurricane Katrina-inspired and Brad Pitt-led foundation that focuses on community planning and redevelopment — the duplex .pdf proposal reveals a home inspired by camelbacks, a design methodology that historically allowed residents to easily add a second story or utilize extra roof space. A side door leads from the porch into an open living/dining/kitchen space. The lower unit has three bedrooms, which can be reconfigured into a two-bed/office layout. Solar panels and an efficiency unit occupies the second story, which has a large deck area that can be enclosed for private use or adapted to house a small garden. [via freshome] [...]

  3. By Casas Camelback por Graft Arquitectos | Concreto on July 24, 2009

    [...] Observe estos diseños futuristas en estas casas diseñadas por Graft Arquitectos. [...]