Discovery Pod Playhouse

This playhouse is part of a pro bono effort to design and build playhouses for auction. The parameters were strict – 10’ x 8’ x 11’ and capable of being moved from the auction site to the buyer’s home. It was truly a prebuilt modular home that had to fit any context, be simply constructed, and be a source of entertainment and amusement for young minds. And, we thought, it should be a beautiful object that stands on its own once the children had outgrown it.
Inspired by Mondrian, the trick was to make an elegant box that would also appeal to children. Inside is a loft for secret club meetings, a chalkboard wall to strategize water pistol battles and a window in the floor to observe what we had hoped would be a fish pond below. LED lights are powered by a solar panel on the upper roof. The lower roof is green, creating a habitat for wildlife that can be seen from the upper windows. The cubist block sits beautifully in any landscape.
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Photographer: Anice Hoachlander from Hoachlander Davis Photography, LLC Project Architect: Wayne Adams and Renee Pean
“simple” — Irwine Duncan
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Photographer: Anice Hoachlander from Hoachlander Davis Photography, LLC Project Architect: Wayne Adams and Renee Pean
“Case de juego” — Scannone Palenzona Arquitectura
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Photographer: Anice Hoachlander from Hoachlander Davis Photography, LLC Project Architect: Wayne Adams and Renee Pean
“Casa de juego” — Scannone Palenzona Arquitectura
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Photographer: Anice Hoachlander from Hoachlander Davis Photography, LLC Project Architect: Wayne Adams and Renee Pean
“Casa de juego” — Scannone Palenzona Arquitectura
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Photographer: Anice Hoachlander from Hoachlander Davis Photography, LLC Project Architect: Wayne Adams and Renee Pean
“Chalkboard wall” — brittanymelise
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Photographer: Anice Hoachlander from Hoachlander Davis Photography, LLC Project Architect: Wayne Adams and Renee Pean
“Discovery pod” — taniaament
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Photographer: Anice Hoachlander from Hoachlander Davis Photography, LLC Project Architect: Wayne Adams and Renee Pean
“Ladder and outdoor door” — hanseb
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