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Guest House Rivendell

Not recycled but Love the design  with the Cantilever. -------------------------------------------- Among its many types, residential architecture is extremely limited when it comes to experimentation. Who would want to live like a guinea pig in highly private space in which his or her life unfolds? In order to...

Weathered steel and reclaimed materials

A Great mix!   Blends in very well. ---------------------------------------- Raleigh-based Tonic Design completed a creative new home that plays with the contrast between old and new through the use of reclaimed and contemporary materials. Tucked into the forests of Durham, the Piedmont Retreat is a 3,800-square-foot single-family home that embraces...

Ideas Lab / X+Living

I Love this fun interior!!! ------------------------------- Starting from the West, industrial revolution had began to affect the change of times throughout the world since the 1760s; the invention and application of the new power machine—steam engine marked the beginning of the Age of Steam. Plants facilities with...

Casa Concreto / Grupo MM

Love the minimalist look with large windows. --------------------------------------------- With the idea of creating an oasis in the middle of the woods, the Casa Concreto project is born. Where the context of the house becomes the perfect green scenario to show off the concrete’s grey tones that, when...

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...