Do these buildings look like buffalo to you?

May 17, 2011

It’s hard to contemplate winter now that we’re mid-spring, but when the seasons change, ice skaters in Winnipeg will be able to keep warm in plywood shelters designed by Patkau Architects. The designers created temporary shelters inspired by animal behavior—specifically, buffalo bracing against the wind. Check them out.

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Source: Inhabitat



Comments on: "Do these buildings look like buffalo to you?"



The key word here I guess is "inspired". However, I would say if you were cold and in the cutting winds they have there, I don't think you really care what inspired these structures, you would just be glad to have them. I can remember being on the great lakes, and seeing kids gathered into an outhouse to stay warm, this has to be better than that.