Fallen Star - house, which had landed on the roof

Fallen Star - house, which had landed on the roof

The cartoon "Up!" We have seen a flying house, which had landed on top of a huge rock in South America. That Korean artist Ho Suh Up (Do Ho Suh) lifted into the air and then dropped a small apartment building. But not in a picturesque area near the waterfall, and on the roof of one of the buildings of the University of California in San Diego.

Fallen Star - house, which had landed on the roof

In the United States, is not accepted, studying at the University, to live at home with their parents. Even if your university is across the street from their habitats. Student - is an independent person who must live separately. It does not matter in your own apartment or in a hostel.

Fallen Star - house, which had landed on the roof

It is this tradition and devoted quite extraordinary installation of Korean artist Ho Until Suha named Fallen Star (Fallen Star), which he established in San Diego on the roof of one of the buildings of the University of California.

Installing this is a small private house floor. This building was first collected before Ho Dry out wooden structures in the courtyard of the University of California campus, and only then with the help of a huge crane lifted onto the roof of educational building.

Fallen Star - house, which had landed on the roof

Moreover, it is worth it not horizontally but at a slight angle (10 degrees) with respect to the roof surface and, accordingly, the land.

Installation Fallen Star, according to Prior Ho Suha, symbolizes the student, cut off from their usual life, a little disoriented, just beginning their independent life. And University of California - this is the place where they perceive the wisdom of the new for them, the adult world.

Fallen Star - house, which had landed on the roof

But, besides symbolic, metaphorical meaning, Fallen Star installation is used also as an observation deck offering a panoramic view of the University of California and the city of San Diego in general.

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  • acute-angled house - On the Corner.
  • House with slide - Japanese living "house mound".
  • House UFO in Taiwan: Abandoned futuristic ghost town.