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Michael Jantzen - Homestead House PDF Print Email
Friday, 03 July 2009 07:52

homestead_house_01Inspired by his experimental design work in the late 1960s as an undergraduate at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Michael Jantzen decided to re-examine the potential use of certain readily available agricultural building components in the creation of alternative housing systems.

The Homestead House is a conceptual design for alternative housing that explores the potential use of a commercially available steel, prefabricated, modular, high strength, low cost, arch building system normally used for agricultural purposes.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2009 13:56
Michael Jantzen's innovative housing systems - the M-House PDF Print Email
Thursday, 21 February 2008 03:43


« Form follows function ». This statement has been at the core of Modern Architecture since Louis Sullivan. But how true are architects and designers to the principle when it comes to designing houses. Function has taken a secondary role, replaced in the majority of cases by the formal, spatial, and ideosyncratic requirements.


All pictures are courtesy of Michael Jantzen 

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 February 2008 05:01

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