Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Unusual Designs

Unusual Designs
Opus One Scott Johnson of Johnson, Fain & Pereira designed this iconic winery and finished the build in 1991. It brings together traditional European architectural elements and New World aesthetics, a combination that mirrors their epic Cabernet. Bodegas Ysios This spectacular winery...
Star Wars fans are a dedicated bunch, as this unusual home in Korea demonstrates. Built by architecture firm Moon Hoon, this inspired home takes a detour from its neighbors, bringing a spaceship-like design into the mix. The exterior draws its geometric inspiration...
A bit of imagination and a crate of dynamite was all it took for Olsen Kundig Architects to turn this giant bolder into a luxurious, modern dream home. Raw materials such as exposed concrete were used to compliment the natural feel...
Like the twisted beauty of the Polish language, the Krzywy Domek or "Crooked House" by Szotyńscy & Zaleski elegantly distorts familiar architectural convention. The street-facing facade presents an unusual collage of undulating forms that looks like it was tailor-made for the...
For a long time Kate Morris held close a dream inspired by the undulating hills and vast expanse of the Montana prairie. She had always been awe-struck by the serene countryside and the structures that rose from it out of...
Simon Dale isn't your ordinary father and this is no ordinary home. After he decided paying a mortgage and incurring debt wasn't the greatest thing, he moved his family to the Wales countryside. Armed with a hammer, chainsaw, and a chisel, and with...
Before Cathy Calhoun eventually became a jewelry store owner, she worked as a bank teller at The National Bank of Spring City in Spring City, PA. In 1989, the old bank went up for sale and Cathy jumped at...
If you happened upon this house while walking around Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, chances are you'd do more than a double-take. The surreal design of this inverted home comes courtesy They followed through with all sorts of details, from the upside...
If Bilbo Baggins lived in the 21st century and had an architectural inclination for clean lines and subdued interiors, he would be right at home in this modern subterranean dwelling. The unique duplex was built upon a foundation that...
Homelessness remains a worldwide issue, and in nearly any city or town with a prevalent number of homeless, you'll find a number of solutions in place. The most popular being a shelter. But what if there was another solution? This concept...