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Alfred Eisenstaedt1941

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

"Bubble House" designed for defense workers is made of concrete shell sprayed over rubber and canvas balloon. When each shell is dry, the balloon is deflated, removed and used to build another house. Here the inflated balloon is made fast to circular foundation.

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  • Date: 1941
  • Location: Horseshoe Hill, VA, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Homes, Building Construction, Us, Modernistic Architecture, Virginia, Vintage Print, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_748136
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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