Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Unusual Designs

Unusual Designs
Pre-fabricated architecture has taken the world by storm in the last decade, and it's easy to see why. Build a house in a factory and piece it together on a plot of land hundreds of miles away, all in...
Chipped paint, faded finishes and dingy old glass didn't stop this couple from up-cycling an array of discarded windows and salvaged wood into unbelievable DIY home. The unique facade is the focus of a home that they build entirely out...
23-year-old Alexis Lamoureux's story is a familiar one. The French national from a picturesque French village on the banks of the Loire River was left scrambling after losing his bartending job at a struggling local bar. He and his...
A collection of crafty and clever students at Japan's Waseda University have developed a way to utilize the natural fermentation process of straw to heat and cool your home. On the interior, pre-fabricated acrylic boxes are stuffed full of common straw....
A well-designed home with large open spaces, contemporary materials, and plenty of natural light can be a very good thing. But sometimes, there needs to be something truly unique as a focus for the home to be considered great....
Building a home often means flattening the plot of land set to be developed, effectively destroying what made the site interesting in the first place. However, when trying to design something truly beautiful we find that architecture can only be...
Green roofs have plenty to offer. Not only are they architecturally interesting, they have a drastic effect on reducing a building's carbon footprint. Covering any roof in a thick layer of properly drained vegetation naturally insulates the interior, but also...
Netherlands based architecture firm B-ILD have transformed this decrepit, ancient war-time bunker into a cool, rustic-chic getaway. I'd be the first to keep my arm down in a show of hands of people who thought a dank old bomb...
Have you ever wondered which hotel would be best for a family vacation with your two young children? The search is over. Just recently the much anticipated Legoland Hotel opened. The structure sits in Winter Haven, Florida and is...
Airbnb just listed a home, complete with a yard that has green grass, an apple tree, and a doghouse. Doesn't sound that interesting you say? Well, consider that it also floats down the Thames. ...