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"Reversible Destiny Lofts."

By architectural firm Arakawa and Gins, Tokyo. Sun Tsu at Weird Asia writes:

Painted in eye-catching blue, pink, red, yellow and other bright
colors, the building resembles the indoor playgrounds that attract
toddlers at fast-food restaurants.

Inside, electric switches are located in unexpected places on the
walls so you have to feel around for the right one. A glass door to the
veranda is so small you have to bend to crawl out. You constantly lose
balance and gather yourself up, grab onto a column and occasionally
trip and fall.

Arakawa says “[The apartment] makes you alert and awakens instincts, so you’ll live better, longer and even forever,” says the artist.

I don't know about the purported effects on life span, but the building is extremely cool


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what bothered me about this is they tout it for seniors. A place where

*You constantly lose
balance and gather yourself up, grab onto a column and occasionally trip and fall*


is NOT good housing for seniors with brittle bones. It would, in fact SHORTEN the life span, especially if one broke a hip, as that's a hard thing to recover from.
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