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When Giger heard that David Lynch was to film Dune, he writes to Lynch, sending him photos of his drawings and furniture projects. David Lynch, however, didn't want him involved in the movie, apparently feeling that Giger's style was too well know, since the success of Alien.
0 feet to 36,000 feet: The Challenger Deep, lowest known point in the ocean.
This architecture is consisted by combining L-shaped blocks of reinforced concrete and sequential frames of box-shaped engineer-wood. We put bedrooms, film archive and galley in solid concrete part for security, and living room in engineer-wood part for openness. Main theme for this architecture is to bring out a sense of mass and material, which were denied by modern architecture which pursued “white, flat wall” as a style. We intentionally left the wood grain of mold on the surface of concrete, and choose textured stones and irons.