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Transforming the Bridge : 2012

Another Great reuse Bridge Competition In 2012, Cleveland Design Competition: Transforming the Bridge challenged entrants to re-imagine the abandoned lower streetcar level of Cleveland’s Detroit-Superior Bridge as a dynamic public space, performance venue and pedestrian experience. At the beginning of 2012, a group of local designers...

Home out of an old 60ft water tower

Over the past two years, shoppers at a West London supermarket may have noticed a bizarre cylindrical dwelling taking shape high above the store's car park. The structure from which it has been created - a 60ft tower holding a vast water tank - could not...

Top 100 Architecture Trends of 2012

From dirt wall abodes to pixelated panel interiors, the best architecture trends of 2012 showed a wide range of innovative designs. 2012 was also a year for homes inspired by pop culture. The Hobbit in particular was a popular theme leading up to the movie's release...

Industrial Box Coffee Shops to On-Demand Housing

The rise in popularity of shipping container concepts underscores our competitive and quick-changing society in which companies, housing and art space have to constantly adapt. Shipping containers are the new space for anything from coffee shops to furniture stores. The temporary nature of these shops is...

From Shipping Containers to Abodes

This collection of eco homes come in a variety of sizes, shapes and materials. There are many small choices people can make to be more environmentally friendly such as using reusable water bottles, taking public transit and turning down the AC, however, these trends show...

Eco Houses around the world

US. This housing unit in San Francisco's Bay Area includes photovoltaics, a solar domestic hot water system and zoned radiant heating. "There is a huge section of the Bay Area population who make it a priority to live in a thoughtful and sustainable house," says...