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l House by moomoo architects

Polish architecture practice moomoo architects have designed a house that will be clad entirely in a plastic insulating material normally used for roofing.

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To be located in Łódź, Poland, the design is based on that of traditional Polish houses but the roof rises steeply towards one end of the building.

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One wall will protrude from the residence at an angle to accommodate planning laws that mean the building's facade should be built parallel to the boundary of the site.

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Construction will be completed in 2010.

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Here's some text from the architects:

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It is the first house whose elevation has been made entirely of a plastic insulating material -Thermopian.

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Usually, this material has been used only for roofing.

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Thermopian has good thermal, acoustic and insulating properties and it can have any required colour.

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We were intent on the house form to relate to the proportions of a Polish house but at the same time we wanted it to be simple and redefined.

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One distinctive leaning wall is a result of a compromise between a simple shape and the local law, which requires building in line with plot borders.