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Billboard As Pre-Fab House

An artist plans to live inside the home for ten days to complete an artwork on the large canvas attached to it.

Emma Hutchings
Emma Hutchings on March 26, 2013.

The Billboard House is a pre-fab structure designed by the architect Julio Gómez Trevilla behind a billboard in Mexico City. The house was developed as part of an advertising campaign for the agency Scribe Marketing.

Pre-Fab House Built Behind A Billboard

An artist will be hired to live inside the house for ten days while they spend their time completing an artwork on the large canvas billboard. The structure’s interior room is covered in lightweight chipboard panels.

Pre-Fab House Built Behind A Billboard

Inside there is a bedroom, bathroom, dressing room, kitchen, and workspace for the artist. An outside terrace can be accessed through a door in the billboard and includes a wooden roof that creates shade for the space below.

Billboard House

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