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Endoskeletons by Alon Meron

Endoskeletons is a project by designer Alon Meron where all the furniture in a room is connected together.

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The project seeks to apply an internal skeleton to the domestic environment, arranging elements of the living space around a frame rather than within a container.

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Meron presented a prototype demonstrating the system at the Royal College of Art Show Two last month and at the Andaz Hotel in London earlier in the year.

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See an earlier prototype and sketch model from the project our previous story.

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The following text is from Meron:
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Endoskeletons and Exoskeletons

Our own bodies are supported by an internal skeleton and yet our notion of shelter and safety is often manifested in the word 'shell'.

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Comfort and containment are linked in our minds and our houses show that; they are shells and our daily life is arranged inside their rigid structure, flowing from one room to the other.

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When you move into a new house you put your things in their place and in doing so you draw the map by which you will live.

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I have applied the structural principle of a skeleton to the domestic environment. The space is now drawn around the function rather than containing it.

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Different elements of the house can now be coupled; I can have my library in the toilet and my lounge outside.

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The living house becomes an extension of my limbs rather than a series of containers for my life.

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