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Plot # 1282 / Bernard Khoury / DW5

What a Fabulous shape overall. Plot # 1282 is a residential project located on the northern periphery of Beirut at the proximity of one the city’s abandoned and unused railway terminal, military barracks, leftovers of agricultural land and a 30‐meter wide highway. The zone in which our project...

Floating Olson Kundig home

Great use of space clad in Corten Steel, Glass and Concrete. -------------------------------------------------------- Seattle-based firm, Olson Kundig Architects unveiled a brilliant T-shaped home called Rimrock whose elongated design ‘floats’ over a local wildlife trail. Located deep in the forest of Spokane, Washington, the 5,200-square-foot structure is supported by a platform that...

Starburst shipping container home to rise in the California desert

Brilliant use of containers! pleased to see someone thinking outside of the "Box" --------------------------------------------------------------- Don’t rub your eyes—this incredible shipping container home is not a mirage. London-based designer James Whitaker is bringing his crystalline cargotecture vision to life with the Joshua Tree Residence in a rocky California desert. Arranged in a...

hyde + hyde architects design a house for a photograph

This house was a big influence for its clean lines, large glass and corten steel cladding. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Welsh practice hyde + hyde architects designed a home for a photographer in a disused quarry on the edge of brecon national park as an object placed on the landscape...

Hemeroscopium House

For the Greek, Hemeroscopium is the place where the sun sets. An allusion to a place that exists only in our mind, in our senses, that is ever-changing and mutable, but is nonetheless real. It is delimited by the references of the horizon, by the...

Big Dig House

As a prototype building that demonstrates how infrastructural refuse can be salvaged and reused, the structural system for this house is comprised of steel and concrete discarded from Boston’s Big Dig utilizing over 600,000 lbs of salvaged materials from elevated portions of the dismantled I-93...