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MUSIC PLAYING ADAM KALKIN: At the end, I want to close this thing. So you guys can maybe I’ll trap some of you guys in it. Because it’s pretty cool This has room for people? ADAM KALKIN: Yeah, you can definitely get some people in it. Really?.
ADAM KALKIN: Yeah. The basic shell is like a container, like a recycled container. We were originally going to bring the first push button house into the building, but they were having a lot of trouble ANDREA ILLY: Because of the size. ADAM KALKIN: Because of the size.
When did you debut the Push Button house for Illy? Is this the debut? ADAM KALKIN: I took the one from Art Basel, and redid it. And shipped it to the Venice Biennale. Then we were going to bring it back here and we realized that there’s a huge elevator, but the door coming out of the elevator is like So we couldn’t actually get it in the building.
ADAM KALKIN: We designed it specifically for this space. So it does open and close. I’m Adam. JAMES ROSENQUIST: Adam what? ADAM KALKIN: Kalkin. JAMES ROSENQUIST: Hi, Adam. ADAM KALKIN: Adam Kalkin. Hi.
FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA: I’ve been long interested in shipping containers as alternate dwellings. But this is amazing. ADAM KALKIN: Thank you. DREW NIEPORENT: So you actually press a button? ADAM KALKIN: You do press DREW NIEPORENT: And the whole thing opens?.
ADAM KALKIN: You do press a button. The button is well hidden due to the public nature of this. And the potential people running around with a push button could be a little volatile. ADAM KALKIN: How high is that shit off the ground? 34?.
34 inches. That’s like an additional actuator inside or something. ADAM KALKIN: You know. I know, I know, I know. ADAM KALKIN: You can build up the floor like three inches and then that’s it for the build out. Here’s a project in Salt Lake City, that’s kind of vertical,.