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Transparent Cabin Built of Wood and Mirrors in California Desert

"Part architectural intervention and part optical illusion, Lucid Stead is a recently unveiled installation by artist Phillip K Smith III in Joshua Tree, California. The artist modified an existing 70-year-old homesteader shack by introducing mirrors to create the illusion of transparency, as the structure now takes on the lighting characteristics of anything around it…"
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Anonymous said...

I wonder how many birds that's going to kill?

Anonymous said...

well, as an intellectual build, or something, it is interesting, and attractive

me, i wouldn't want one, it would sort of pull my chain every time i walked home.

also, first thing i thought of, is as anonymous up above

wonder how many birds it will kill?

Anonymous said...

Birds must be really thankfull...

John Zapf said...

what a bunch of haters.

Beautiful cabin, thanks for posting it

sirisoleil said...

It looks cool, but I agree with anonymous. how many birds will it kill?

Anonymous said...

Think about it people, there would be far less bird injuries than a conventional glass window; with a mirror the bird would see another bird coming towards it and take evasive action.

Beautiful concept and execution.

babul khan said...

Very good idea! I like it.
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