German inventor and industrialist, Johan Ludowici, has designed and produced a 'revolutionary' new house - spherical in shape!
SCU. Boy on ladder cleaning window, showing boy inside house filling ice boxes. He walks towards ice cupboard.
CU. Boy places boxes into cupboard closing door. He then cleans taps, walks towards fridge opens door.
SCU.pan Man working on bath room taps pan to bath.
SCU. He walks away from taps and looks at W.C.
SV. Fireplace and clock on wall.
SV.pan. From cupboards to kitchen unit.
SV. Tow men fixing door.
CU. Ditto Door is closed.
LV. Crane lowering roof onto house.
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CU. Hook on crane takes weight of whole house.
CU. House is moved towards carrier.
SV. Men guiding house onto carrier.
CU. House is lowered onto carrier.
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Background: German inventor and industrialist, Johan Ludowici, has designed and produced a 'revolutionary' new house - spherical in shape! The Round House is 13 feet high, 15 feet wide and can be picked up by helicopter, buried or towed through water with no ill effects.
Building experts from all over the world have travelled to Jockgrim-Pfalz, near Frankfort, to study the new houses. They find a 'Sputnik-like' object which affords cosy accommodation with a bed-sitting room, bathroom and kitchen, and which costs (unfurnished) about 2425 in Germany.
To prove how well the Round House floats, one of them is being towed up the Thames in February, on route to London's Ideal Home Exhibition.
The kitchen of the round house has every convenience to be found in the average modern flat; the bed-sitting room finds space for two curved divans a folding table, bookshelves and wardrobe, etc and the tiny bathroom has a bath, shower, wash-basin and toilet.