An idea exercise to consider the qualities of a house designed for a masocist (noun mas·och·ism \ˈma-sə-ˌki-zəm, ˈma-zə- also ˈmā-\. : enjoyment of pain : pleasure that someone gets from being abused or hurt). The approach is a simple one of an exterior inviting abuse with an interior of hard course edges.
Set in an urban context among rowhouses.
The design playfully utilizes the idea of a punching bag as a house. Key considerations include the incorporation of soft exterior components as well as hard crystalline interior elements. This post is a counterpart to House of a Sadist.