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Rolling Huts by Olson Kundig

There are a lot reasons to follow Olson Kundig on Instagram. One of them is their seminal Rolling Huts project.
With a textured skin of Shou Sugi Ban, Michigan Lake House, designed by New York firm Desai Chia Architecture in collaboration with Michigan firm Environment Architects, dramatizes the play of light and shadows as the sun moves it through the day.

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