“Boo?” The Gue(ho)st House, A Scary Nod To Marcel Duchamp
October 2, 2012
Photos via Olivier-Henri Dancy
Architects Christophe Berdaguer and Marie Péjus get scary with this sculptural,bogey-inspired arts center in France. Situated behind the severe Synagogue de Delme, the center’s design transforms an old house, which previously served as a prison, a school, and most recently a funeral home. The new intervention draws inspiration from the latter, cloaking the structure in a white veil of molded concrete that creates a “living body” which expands into the surrounding areas of the house. Read more.