Archinect - News 2014-04-19T18:31:10-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/31840410/the-house-on-chicken-feet The House on Chicken Feet Places Journal 2011-12-22T14:23:00-05:00 >2012-11-02T16:56:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8e/8epmj0ijiv5q5arp.jpg" width="514" height="364" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>We were able to meet the Grimms&rsquo; strict design requirements by employing a slender tower design of vertical cylindrical stems that are joined by intermittent outrigger beams with a reinforced space at the very top for Rapunzel&rsquo;s long captivity.</p></em><br /><br /><p> This week, Places has a holiday series on fairy tale architecture.&nbsp;Participating firms &mdash; Bernheimer Architecture, Leven Betts, and Guy Nordenson and Associates &mdash; have selected favorite tales and produced works exploring the intimate relationship between the domestic structures of fairy tales and the imaginative realm of architecture.</p> <p> <a href="http://places.designobserver.com/feature/house-on-chicken-feet-fairy-tale-1/31778/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Baba Yaga's Hut, by Bernheimer Architecture</a></p> <p> <a href="http://places.designobserver.com/feature/house-on-chicken-feet-fairy-tale-2/31788/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jack's Beanstalk, by Leven Betts with Bret Quagliara</a></p> <p> <a href="http://places.designobserver.com/feature/house-on-chicken-feet-fairy-tale-architecture-3/31798/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rapunzel's Tower, by Guy Nordenson and Associates</a></p>