Art: Beautiful Bubbles

Americans are more directly affected by architecture than by any other art form. Treating the whole U.S. as their canvas, architects are steadily redrawing the U.S. landscape. Since the war, they have erected office buildings like aluminum sandwiches, put entire suburbs behind picture windows, built houses on stilts, stretched them out like boxcars, or looped them into rattlesnake coils. Last week Architect Eliot Noyes proposed to add still another shape to the landscape: a house made of a concrete bubble that promises 600 sq. ft. of living space for as little as $5,000....

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