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Solarium – Caramelized Sugar House by William Lamson

Designed and built by the artist William Lamson, Solarium is a house with 162 windows made from sugar warmed at different temperatures.

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Solarium was created at the Storm King Art Centre in Mountainville, New York and is built from various panels, each having on the inside sugar heated to different temperatures.

The eco greenhouse was built in 2012 and is situated on a hill near New York. Inside there are three trees and two benches.

Lamson needed two weeks to test various construction methods of the windows. You can observe the process in the video below.


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