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NRJA has designed a house-shaped coffin for architects

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Giulia Guido

If we grow up in a house, live in a house, then why not be buried in a house? The thought behind the latest project by studio NRJA(No Rules Just Architecture) is both macabre and poetic. 

The architects of the Lithuanian firm wanted to celebrate the commitment and sacrifices that architects make during their lives to design buildings and homes where anyone can spend their lives, build their memories. This is how they came up with what has been called “Last House On A Dead End Street”, a coffin designed just for architects

If the horizontal section of the coffin is standard, the vertical section could not fail to have the shape of the symbol linked to architecture par excellence, namely the shape of the archetypal house, the one we all drew as children: one line for the floor, two for the walls and another two for the sloping roof.
Indeed, if the coffin is our last home, why shouldn’t it look like it? 

The NRJA studio has adopted the characteristics of its designs for this one too, choosing Baltic birch plywood finished with black water-based paint to create an ecological coffin with the lowest possible impact. 

What do you think of “Last House On A Dead End Street”? 

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Written by Giulia Guido
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