30 Sep '15, 5am

Minimalist Thorax House in Toronto was inspired by human bones, skin and organs

The concept for the design, conceived by Toronto-based design studio rzlbd , is inspired by the thorax diagram: a symmetrical system of organs and circulation located between the neck and the abdomen. The stairs and the bridge, which run up the middle of the square volume, function as the spine, while the living spaces, arranged symmetrically on both sides, represent the lungs. The facade , like skin, envelops the “ribs, muscles and organs”.

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