A home that is entirely sealed, leading to toxic buildup. (Read
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|"thats grouse toxic build up i'd never live in one of those man they should just forget about it it's a crummy idea i think besides who wants to be that concealed any way "|
(don morris 9/8/2005 12:06:46 PM )
|"Stealth houses existed in Los Angeles in the 1980s and were written about in Mike Davies's City of Quartz published in 1990."|
( 11/11/2008 9:23:22 AM )
|"Thanks, great comment. Here's a quote from City of Quartz by Mike Davis: "A very early example of Gehry's new urban realism was his 1964 solution of how to insert high property values and sumptuary spaces in to decaying neighborhoods. His Danziger Studio in Hollywood is the pioneer instance of what has become an entire species of Los Angeles 'stealth houses', dissimulating their luxurious qualities with proletarian or gangster facades.
BTW, Gibson read the book and liked it; he's taken the term and then extended the meaning."
(Bill Christensen 11/12/2008 5:34:38 AM )
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