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Artist Creates Architecture-Inspired Shells for Hermit Crabs — Design News 07.24.13

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by Tara Bellucci last modified Jul 24, 2013

Hermit crabs carry their homes on their backs. What would it look like if they carried ours? Japanese artist Aki Inomata crafted hermit crab habitats that emulate cities and architecture from around the world. The shells include New York City, Dutch windmills, a Thai temple, and the Greek countryside.  In other news, New York gets a prefab apartment building, and what could cities do with land dedicated to parking? See the headlines after the jump. More        






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