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The Invisible House

In an image-obsessed, visually accelerated world, disappearing may be the ultimate retreat, according to architect Patrick Keane, founder of EnterArchitecture . When a client came to him with the desire to build a home that would be designed to disappear, Keane stepped up to the challenge.

The Invisible House: To be built in Sydney, AustraliaThe Invisible House: To be built in Sydney, Australia

Keane explains that in order to make the house "disappear," every wall is deflected in shape which lends itself to "Dynamic Architecture." Through this technique, the house can never be fully seen or fully comprehended from any single vantage point.

The Invisible House: To be built in Sydney, AustraliaThe Invisible House: To be built in Sydney, Australia

"The Invisible House" will be constructed in Sydney, but Keane says it is reminiscent of architecture in Southern California. The home will be made of super-light matrials known as carbon fiber composites. The home is using technologies from Formula 1 and Aerospace industries, meaning it is extremely light and incredibly strong. The walls are literally paper-thin, which is another way that it truly is "The Invisible House."

The Invisible House: To be built in Sydney, AustraliaThe Invisible House: To be built in Sydney, Australia

Inside, "The Invisible House" has everything a typical home would have: three bedrooms and two bathrooms on the upper level, along with an open kitchen,dining area and bathroom on the lower level. Construction on "The Invisible House" is set to begin soon, but even neighbors may not notice.

The Invisible House: Photography by Byron KeaneThe Invisible House: Photography by Byron Keane

Alison Storm
Innovative Architecture
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