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This Converted Barn in the English Countryside Stays True to its Historic Roots - Dwell

Though the lofty space that Hannah Smith and Jeremy Witt call home is a converted barn, it’s not hard to imagine it as a cathedral when you’re inside, thanks to its grand proportions, soaring ceiling, and cruciform plan. Originally the farm of a nearby estate, which fell victim to a fire in the …

Dining Rooms

cadaval and sola morales completes MA house in mexico

<b>in response to the lush surrounding vegetation, comfortable annual temperatures and the presence of two neighboring mountains, cadaval & solà-morales</b> …

estudio galera constructs concrete kuvasz house in argentina

<b>in cariló, a beach town in argentina, estudio galera has constructed a concrete residence that mediates its undulating terrain.</b> situated on top of a …

Rescuing a Historic Homestead, Two Artists Create a Rural German Retreat

An artist couple from Amsterdam convert a neglected farm in rural Germany into a sustainable and modern vacation village.<p>When Marieken Verheyen and Martin Hansen found a dilapidated vicarage in the state of Brandenburg, Germany, after three years of searching for the right property, their friends …

Kickstarter

<b>kraftwerk - highly innovative portable power plant is the subject of an intellectual property dispute and is currently unavailable.</b>

This sustainable suburban home can power a pair of electric cars, too

Modern design and net zero principles helps a Minnesota couple realize their green home dreams<p>Minnesotans Mark and Kate Hanson believe in efficiency and a better environment, so it makes sense they’d seek out a more sustainable design for their new home. But the new net zero home they moved into …

Interview with WOHA: “The Only Way to Preserve Nature is to Integrate it into Our Built Environment”

<i>Driven by the hyper-density of the city-state from which they operate, WOHA have emerged as Singapore's quintessential architects. Combining a</i> …

Kuala Lumpur

Within Seconds Cozmo Supersedes Other Robot Toys

Anki’s robot toy, Cozmo, brings Pixar-style animation to physical tech and character interactions to toys unlike anything I’ve seen before.<p>Cozmo is unusual. It looks like any other toy robot and will undoubtedly sit alongside the likes of Sphero’s BB8 and WowWee’s Chip but from the first moment of …

Robotics

The Stamp House: a self-sustaining, solar-powered cyclone shelter

CWA built the house for a client with the goal of creating a self-sustaining structure that made good use of the surrounding wetland at the building …

Architecture

Invisage QuantumFilm ready to bring better cameras to VR headsets

Mobile photography has come a long way, but it is still true that a smaller sensor has more complications. This is especially an issue for the tinier products in the industry, like IoT devices and VR headsets. But QuantumFilm is ready to roll out and might be changing the whole game.<p>This technology …

Augmented Reality

Architects design a solution to housing problems

Architects have put their heads together to come up with a plan to solve the housing crisis. Sharon Dale reports.<p>The future of housebuilding …

Housing

The sweet and smart home you'll fall in love with

There is nothing quite like precious, minimalism and charm when it comes to architecture and design, which is exactly what we are going to witness …

Living Rooms

Maison Simon / Mathieu Noël & Élodie Bonnefous architectes

In 2009 that Mr. Simon has contacted Mathieu Noël for share with him his construction project. He wants to call his former student became an …

Stone House / Inai Arquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project has 145 square meters on two floors and a terrace. The building location is an important …

Architecture

23 incredible tiny homes from around the world

Real estate is constantly getting more expensive, and we're facing overpopulation and environmental damage. Tiny homes can help solve these issues, but many also prefer them to traditional housing because they're the perfect hybrid of comfort and convenience, since they are often mobile.<p>On roofs, …

Living Rooms

The modular home of hidden surprises

Alright, Lego fans, you might not be able to able to handle this house. Or is it Transformer fans? Either way, the South Korean house we are going to …

Turning plastic trash into "LEGO"-like building materials

<i>The [plastic] materials are thoroughly cleaned, before being ground into a rough power, mixed, melted and extruded into a range of shapes – mostly</i> …

Architectural studio Chado designs a stone hulk-like hotel complex in Russia

<b>Architectural Studio Chado</b> <b></b><b>has proposed a bridge-like hotel complex in Russia, created in the framework of the Don Gulf&Country club project.</b> …

Architecture

The modern fairy tale house

Casa PN and the zda Architects in Mexico extend a warm welcome! Today's home tour is sure to delight--a house consisting of three large modules that …

Living Rooms

These prefab homes can be built in three weeks

How do you construct a custom-built terraced house in three weeks? Swap traditional materials such as bricks and mortar for prefabricated wooden …

Prefab Homes

Scottish Passivhaus is full of light and delight

Passivhaus, or Passive House as it is known in North America, is a building concept where there are strict limits on the amount of energy that can be …

Scottish Highlands

Gleneagles Terrace / Cymon Allfrey Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Two family homes make the most of a beautiful outlook towards Wairarapa Stream in urban Christchurch. …

Outdoor Spaces

Triangle Cliff Houses - Matthias Arndt Designs an IncrediblePermanent Tipi-Like Concept (TrendHunter.com)

(TrendHunter.com) The Triangle Cliff House is a straightforward name for such a beautiful concept. And a concept it just is, at least for the moment. …

Houses

Don't move, improve! Here's how to add a creative extension to a period home

‘Don’t Move, improve”. It’s a familiar refrain as high levels of stamp duty and ever-escalating house prices force many to extend their homes to make more space. The moniker is also the name of an annual competition to find the best-designed extension in the country.<p>With fewer of us moving, the …

A rising tide lifts all … houses? Movable stilt homes keep you high and dry

When the Kevin Costner-led action flick <i>Waterworld</i> came out in 1995, moviegoers got a sneak peek at what the world might be like should Earth’s polar …

Architecture

Minimalist desert house by Ibarra Rosano Design Architects

Contemporary new home in desert with long, low profile, bridge walkway, pool, open-plan living by Ibarra Rosano Design Architects<p>Minimalist desert …

House Unter the Calvary / Architekti Šercel Švec s. r. o.

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The area of architecture is placed in a centre of a small village Veľké Úľany (South West Slovakia). The …

Architecture

Catalan Residence Conquers The Slopes And The Gorgeous Views

The beautiful region of Catalunya in Spain has some gorgeous views of the Mediterranean Sea and that’s where this contemporary residence can be …