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Ulrych's Magic Mushroom House is Form Without Function

By: Jessica Marcel - Published:   Updated: Aug 11 2011 • References: nytimes & dornob
Architect Andre Ulrych created his masterpiece Magic Mushroom House in the 70s, supposedly inspired by seashells and not psychedelic illicit substances. The house is unusually inspired, however, and is absolutely awe-inspiring. Varying levels and spiral staircases create a seamless experience that dazzles and confounds.

Hopefully the house stays in caring hands, so this strange-but-beautiful creation stays around for future trippers. And of course we mean those traveling to Aspen, and not any other kind of trip.

Implications - Ulrych, the brilliant architect and first resident of the Magic Mushroom house, claims the popular hallucinogens of the 70s as well as the outside ambiance were a central inspiration behind the home's nickname and construct. The home is perfect for those creative-minded people who wish to avoid tradition and hold a piece of this radical era near and dear.

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