KieranTimberlake's "Cellophane House," on display at MoMA, uses Rexroth aluminum structural framing.
Cellophane House, a five-story off-site fabricated dwelling, is on display at the "Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling" exhibit at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City, July 20 - October 26, 2008.
Bosch Rexroth's Aluminum Structural Framing has been used as the basis for Cellophane House, a five-story off-site fabricated dwelling designed by KieranTimberlake and commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art for inclusion in the exhibition "Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling." The aluminum frame serves as the structural framework to which other building elements can be attached. With a focus on sustainability, Rexroth's reversible connections enable the house to be disassembled in the same manner. Then the materials can be moved, reused or recycled, helping to offset the millions of tons of construction and demolition debris generated in the United States each year. In addition, the outer walls of Cellophane House are made of transparent PET - the material used in soda bottles - and are laminated with photovoltaic cells to provide power in the house.
For more information or to arrange an on-site editorial visit, please contact:
Sarah McCaughey [email protected] (717) 393-3831 x130
Links & More Info:
Cellophane House on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLUaz0QG3TI
MoMA Home Delivery Exhibition Website: http://www.moma.org/homedelivery
Rexroth Aluminum Structural Framing: http://www.boschrexroth-us.com/framing