The Tourner Autour du Ried home by St. André-Lang Architectes is a low-budget project that is both sustainable and aesthetically distinctive. Shaped in a half sphere, this corn-clad structure is constructed with the use of local materials. Located in the north-eastern region of France, this home takes design inspiration from its surrounding corn fields.
The team at St. Andre-Lang Architectes created a facade of mesh wire serving as both an aesthetic and functional feature of the unique structure. Storing countless cobs of corn, the wooden frame and wire-infused structure serves as storage as well as a place where corn is dried.
Because of the crop's changing properties, the facade will change depending on the time of season. Making use of natural light, the Tourner Autour du Ried prototype features a circular ceiling opening allowing entry from the sun's bright rays.
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