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Claerhout - Van Biervliet

Periscope house

The Periscope House is crafted by architects Xaveer Claerhout, Barbara Van Biervliet and artist Adriaan Claerhout from Metamorphic Art Studio.
This creation explores and combines architecture with periscope structures as a gravity battery. By constructing below ground level, the Periscope House banishes the dreary basement ambiance, creating a gentle microclimate. The design features vertically moving mirrored walls at a perfect 45-degree angle, unveiling visual and spatial possibilities. Solar-powered servo engines raise the mirrors during the day, offering captivating views. This eco-conscious architectural creation merges artistry, sustainability, and metamorphosis, shaping a transformative world where physical and virtual realms converge.