Sunday, 9 December 2012

The Sleeping Baskets

The sleeping baskets further defined the influence of nature in the house. The experience of camping at Yosemite National Park, can be compared to the experience of sleeping in one of these sleeping baskets. 

“For sleeping he provided the sleeping baskets. Architecturally they consisted of a canopy and beams that met at four posts at mitred corners... Visually, they were planes supported on spider legs.”

 Kathryn Smith, Schindler House


Smith, Kathryn, and Grant Mudford. Schindler House. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2001.

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