Exterior, House Building Type, Concrete Siding Material, Flat RoofLine, and Glass Siding Material The Brain is a 14,280 cubic-foot cinematic laboratory where the client, a filmmaker, can work out ideas. Physically, a garage—that neighborhood birthplace of invention—provides the conceptual model. The form is essentially a cast-in-place concrete box, intended to be a strong yet neutral background that provides complete flexibility to adapt the space at will. Inserted into the box along the north wall is a steel mezzanine. All interior structures are made using raw hot-rolled steel sheets. Photo by Marco Prozzo.  Photo 3 of 5 in Construction Diary: Olson Kundig Builds a Detachable Studio-on-Rails Near Seattle from Q&A: Architect Tom Kundig Gives Us His Take on Building the Maxon House

Construction Diary: Olson Kundig Builds a Detachable Studio-on-Rails Near Seattle3/5

The Brain is a 14,280 cubic-foot cinematic laboratory where the client, a filmmaker, can work out ideas. Physically, a garage—that neighborhood birthplace of invention—provides the conceptual model. The form is essentially a cast-in-place concrete box, intended to be a strong yet neutral background that provides complete flexibility to adapt the space at will. Inserted into the box along the north wall is a steel mezzanine. All interior structures are made using raw hot-rolled steel sheets. Photo by Marco Prozzo.

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