Tuesday, 12 June 2007

New house by Steve Kornher, San Miguel, Mexico

Images from Flying Concrete ferrocement houses.



Blogger KG said...

I just love ferrocement, and can't understand why it isn't more widely used.

12 Jun 2007, 07:12:00  
Blogger PC said...

Me either. It's a fantastic material -- shame the bureaucrats don't like it.

12 Jun 2007, 08:45:00  
Anonymous Falafulu Fisi said...

It looks like a space-ship, similar to a scene from the movie Cocoon.

12 Jun 2007, 09:35:00  
Blogger PC said...

I think you've seen too many low-rent movies. ;-)

12 Jun 2007, 09:42:00  
Blogger Eric Olthwaite said...

That's brilliant, it's like being inside a skeleton. If I were an Osteopath (is that what you call it) that would be my surgery.

12 Jun 2007, 09:48:00  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


I haven’t commented before but always enjoy your architecture and art posts.

This one is very cool. It reminds me of the architecture in the Dr Seuss books. And the stairs of M. C. Escher’s drawings.

But it’s like a fantasy house. If I lived here I might stop noticing reality and start doing stuff like believing in God. ;-)


12 Jun 2007, 10:11:00  
Anonymous Sus said...

Hate it. It reminds me of a creeper that needs cutting back all the time. Creepy.

But then I recoiled from Gaudi's cathedral in Barcelona on sight, too ...

12 Jun 2007, 10:24:00  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sorry , this house looks like you are living in side an intestine.

12 Jun 2007, 12:12:00  
Anonymous Sus said...

I knew it reminded me of something creepy and it's just struck me ...
Devil's Snare, in Harry Potter-land.


12 Jun 2007, 13:53:00  
Blogger Gman said...

I wouldn't want to live in it--it would be like a funny answering phone message--once the novelty wears off it just drive you crazy.

I do think there is a Dali influence, which is very cool.


12 Jun 2007, 19:44:00  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Steve got his start working in cement working for a stone mason in the high Rocky Mountains. He is a NATURAL! Mother Earth News was his favorite reading material. That house in the Pinery is still standing strong!

4 Apr 2010, 15:47:00  

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