Interactive ‘Fun House’ Opening at National Building Museum

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Snarkitecture
In a custom recreation of Snarkitecture's "A Memorial Bowing" (2012), letters are scattered in the museum's "front yard" to welcome guests.
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Snarkitecture
The house at the heart of the exhibit re-imagines the idea of a traditional home.
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Erin Abay
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Snarkitecture
There's a kidney-shaped pool inspired by Snarkitecture's "The BEACH" (2015-2017) and a "Playhouse" (2017) in the museum's "backyard."
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Caroline Tucker
The pool is filled with thousands of recyclable plastic balls for guests to relax or play in.
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Caroline Tucker
Two-year-old David Helderman runs through "Playhouse," a structure with an illusion of depth for guests to explore.
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Caroline Tucker
The house includes inflated tubes bundled together and lifted as though floating, similar to Snarkitecture's "Drift" (2012).
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Caroline Tucker
Other Snarkitecture-inspired environments fill the space, including "Dig" (2011), which shows the architecture of excavation when entering the house.
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Snarkitecture
Visitors making their way through the house get to see the 10-year story of Snarkitecture in various forms.
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Caroline Tucker
New concepts have also been developed for the museum.
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Caroline Tucker
Admission is free for National Building Museum members; $10 for Blue Star Military Families; $13 for youth, students with an ID, seniors and AARP members; and $16 for adults.
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