Just in time for the holidays, a gingerbread house that you can build and eat. Not just any gingerbread house, though. This house comes with a complete set of structural engineering drawings (PDFs) for building a “living cake house.” Designed by Graft Architekten, Berlin, you can download the entire set of construction drawings, err, recipe from Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin. Unless your German is up to snuff, you’d better bring along AltaVista’s Babel Fish translation link, too. Guten mahlzeit! —Dave Prochnow
(Image: Graft Architekten, Berlin)
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