Archinect - News 2014-07-29T10:49:26-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/4971673/home-from-home-opens-in-lisbon Home from Home opens in Lisbon Paul Petrunia 2011-05-02T19:11:16-04:00 >2011-05-03T21:11:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z7/z7euovu0v9xp8bvy.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Home from Home, a new installation by London-based Carl Turner Architects has now opened at MUDE (Museu do Design e da Moda), the Design and Fashion Museum of Lisbon.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Home from Home examines the design and details of a typical UK home. The installation is composed of five individual structures - each one representing different parts of the home - including the front room, the kitchen, the commode, the bed and the stair. Together these parts create a playfully abstract house, articulating ideas of British domesticity.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The installation is organised by the British Council as part of New Architects: Portugal-UK, the latest in a series of New Architects International Exchange programmes initiated by The Architecture Foundation.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Using materials sourced in the UK, such as lambswool insulation, Home from Home identifies advancements in the British approach to sustainability and efficiency in new housing. The installation challenges traditional house typologies and identi...</p>