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Bubble House (Bay Area of California, USA)

Bubble House (Bay Area of California, USA)

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8 Responses to “Bubble House (Bay Area of California, USA)”

  1. Andrew P. Says:
    November 7th, 2008 at 5:35 pm

    The building currently identified as “Bubble House (Bay Area of California, USA)” is better-known locally as the “Flintstone House”, among others. Its original color was off-white, and one can find photos of it on the Web as it looked before. It was designed by architect William Nicholson 1976 and constructed of gunite (shotcrete) sprayed on steel rebar frames over inflated balloons. Located in the hills on the western edge of Hillsborough, California, it is best seen from the Eugene A. Doran Memorial Bridge when traveling toward San Francisco on Interstate 280. Its exact address is 45 Berryessa Way, Hillsborough, California.

    You can read more about it at The Wave Magazine site:
    http://www.thewavemag.com/pagegen.php?pagename=article&articleid=24784

  2. PeteB Says:
    November 9th, 2008 at 7:03 pm

    Wasn’t this used in the movie “Sleeper”?

  3. Skip Says:
    November 13th, 2008 at 2:43 am

    Hell Yes! The Flintstone house rules.

  4. krystal Says:
    November 13th, 2008 at 6:31 pm

    growing up… we called it the Dr. Suess house too!!!

  5. Lynn T Says:
    January 12th, 2009 at 5:07 am

    Growing up in the bay area we called this
    “mushroom house” when driving north on 280.

  6. ariel Says:
    April 21st, 2009 at 7:19 pm

    it looks all gay…

  7. Alyssa Says:
    April 26th, 2009 at 12:24 pm

    I loved this place before they painted it Orange. My siblings and I were always on the lookout for the Flintstone House on the way to SF for ball games. Fantastic that it’s on here

  8. ilia Says:
    June 3rd, 2009 at 6:08 am

    kruto mne ochen ponravilos tozhe takoi xochy

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