Pic of the Day: Prefab Housing Fail


Ever wonder what happens when computerized prefab housing goes wrong? Well, now we know: cool things happen! The odd-looking buildings above were supposed to be prototypes for mass production, but in each case, something went wrong, resulting in these artsy-looking, vaguely house-shaped blobs of concrete and glass. Don’t worry — they’re not going to waste. These days, the buildings, which were originally featured in the Swiss Hochparterre, are housing elderly folks who used to be squatters. Click over to Zeitguised for close-up images of each house. [via BoingBoing]