X-House- Kellen Qiaolun Huang, Cornell University

Cornell student Kellen takes on the growing trend of single men in chinese society.  Due to a stigma against a lack of ownership of property, men work harder to afford property, and have less time to find a wife, a cycle that feeds itself.  Kellen’s proposal tackles both issues at the same time, providing affordable housing for singles, as well as becoming a vehicle for social interaction.  Although noble,  we feel this starts taking a turn towards dystopian future type fiction.  What are your thoughts on housing being vehicles for social interaction, whether forced or not.  Read the project in Kellen’s words after the jump.  

STUDENT: Kellen Qiaolun Huang
SCHOOL: Cornell University
YEAR: 2011
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