• Cellophane House
  • Cellophane House
  • Cellophane House
  • Cellophane House

KieranTimberlake Architects

Cellophane House at the NY MoMA Home Delivery Show

Location: New York, NY

The New York Museum of Modern Art selected KieranTimberlake as one of five architects, from over 400 entries, to display their vision for the future of prefabricated housing. USA built a scale model for KieranTimberlake to enter their concept into the competition. Once they won a spot in the show, we worked with them to prototype construction methods of using PET wall panels with photo-voltaic solar collectors to power lighting inside the house. Once we developed an efficient production method, we fabricated the wall panels and solar collectors for installation at the NY MoMA. Our production process was also filmed by the Discovery Channel for a program on sustainable design!

USAWinner of the 2009 BSA Sustainable Design Award for Reusability of Materials and Components

USA Click here for more information and images, as well as a link to KieranTimberlake's book, Cellophane House™


We are extremely grateful for [USA's] contribution to the Cellophane House Project. We truly valued this collaboration.USA

Stephen Kieran & James Timberlake, FAIA Partners, KieranTimberlake Architects

Project Type:

Architecture, Models, Prototyping

In-House Services:

Scale Model
Material Research
Production Time Studies
Efficiency Analysis
Custom Framing
PET Panel Fabrication


Kieran Timberlake Architects

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