A skateboarder’s dream home

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The PAS house: a prototype skateable home. Photos courtesy of Francois Perrin, Sole Technology (view video and more photos below). Imagine a skateboarder's dream home: curved walls for "carving" -- skate lingo for leaning and cutting into turns -- along with cabinets, tables, and lounge benches that serve as ledges for "grinding," or scraping along on the board's underside. Pierre-Andre Senizergues (PAS), 48, founder of Sole Technology and a former pro skater, has developed the PAS House -- a prototype for a single-family home to be used for indoor skateboarding while also serving as a traditional dwelling. "It's about imagining a city of the future where skateboards are used as the primary form of transportation and recreation -- in and out of your home," Senizergues said, adding that the concept behind the house is a ribbon of continuous surface that leads from the home's exterior to its interior. Each space of the home is designed to be ska...