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Diver's House
The house -designed for the Australian diver Matt Mitcham, who won the gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics- is inspired by the architecture of the Sydney Opera house and the natural structural of seashells. The house's shell made of reinforced concrete was designed using an algorithm describing the intricate geometry of a coral.The various floors of the house blend in with the stairs, which extend and turn into an intricate system of diving boards on various levels. The fluid geometry of upward motion along ramps prepare the diver for the smooth movement of diving and the experience of encountering water. The ramps and diving boards form the distribution backbone of the house. Swimming pool water enters the ground floor of the house.