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1 An Experiment in the Woods

ARCHITECT STEVEN HOLL SAVED A PLOT OF LAND FROM DEVELOPMENT AND BUILT HIMSELF A GUESTHOUSE THAT SLEEPS FIVE—BUT HAS NO BEDROOMS.
THE WINDOWS “We were going to use Duratherm mahogany windows, but that would have been hard with the curved pieces,” architect Steven Holl says. So he turned to his contractor Javier Gomez, whose team did it by hand.

THE LIGHTING “The light fixtures are all 3-D printed in cornstarch-based bioplastic. We printed them in our big 3-D printer here in the office,” Holl says.

Iwan Baan

THE FOOTPRINT Holl wanted the house to take up as little space as possible. “I

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