Ever have a really bad day when you just want to go…. design something?
That was actually the impetus behind this creative home addition.
The caption directly below this photo on Flickr reads:
We lost a giant sugar maple that sat right in the middle of this photograph, and salved our wounds by re-knitting (re-landscaping) the house into the land.
I’ve always been a big believer that there’s no better way to work out life’s little follies than to design and build a non-sensical addition to a traditional house. This person just had cojones and the technical know-how to actually pull it off.
Known on Flickr as: “Ledbetter, Architect” this fellow [or gal… or couple?] posted a whole crop of photos of his/her creation which is named: Blue Winged House.
The house’s name is derived from those blue wingy-looking things jutting out for (seemingly) no reason at all.
Normally my Irish comes out and I cuss and swear (or scream at my kids) when something goes wrong. But this is a MUCH more productive way to deal with adversity – don’t you think?
To view the full collection of Ledbetter Architect’s photos, plans, and elevation drawings, see the Blue Winged House flickr page.
What about you? Ever design anything wildly creative out of angst?