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      CommentAuthorAriana
    • CommentTimeApr 7th 2008 edited
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    "Every day, you are practicing how not to die."
    -- Madeline Gins



    Gins, with her husband Arakawa, built nine “reversible destiny” loft-style apartments in Mitaka, Japan:



    And a house designed to fight aging and death:



    NYT article here

    Audio Slideshow with a confused interviewer but lovely pictures.
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      CommentAuthorZ
    • CommentTimeApr 7th 2008
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    Stunning.
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      CommentAuthortedcroland
    • CommentTimeApr 7th 2008
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    That would be a confusing, frustrating, mind-blowingly awesome place to live.
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      CommentAuthorTed
    • CommentTimeApr 7th 2008
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    Oh, those are gorgeous. What a brilliant idea; even if it doesn't fulfill intended purpose, it has fantastic style.
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    Are those loft apartments new? Could swear I've seen them before. That internal shot is great. I thought it was a giant sandpit at first, but I guess it's some sort of resin?