Georges  Bertrand

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Architecture

German company converts old shipping containers into gorgeous living spaces

Building with shipping containers may be a growing trend, but converting these steel boxes into livable spaces is no easy feat. Thankfully, …

Shipping Containers

Find your zen in this tiny cabin tucked into New Zealand's idyllic landscape

Located just outside Kawarau Falls near Queenstown, New Zealand, a tiny cabin conceals a truly luxurious and light-filled interior with a striking, …

Solar SILO home uses light to feel much larger than its actual size

Daylight, fresh air, and greenery fill this self-sufficient solar home that feels much larger than its actual size. Students from the Missouri …

Repurposed cargotecture dwellings keep naturally cool in Costa Rica

An environmentally conscious family tapped DAO and Re Arquitectura to design a home expansion project with a low environmental footprint. In …

A California Couple Customize Their Tiny Home With Multi-Layered Interiors

After working with a couple to design their custom trailer, New Frontier Tiny Homes decide to officially name the new model after the owners' daughter.<p>When their baby daughter Escher arrived last year, Bela Fishbeyn and her husband Spencer Wright decided it was time to buy their first home. They …

Wall Art

land ark RV looks more like a high end ski lodge on wheels

<b>land ark RV — a nomadic lifestyle brand on wheels — just released ‘drake.’</b> it sleeps up to six people, costs a little less than an airstream, can …

Blackbox

Shipping container village for startups pops up in Amsterdam

In a bid to create affordable office space in Amsterdam, Dutch architect Julius Taminiau has upcycled a series of shipping containers into Startup …

A Couple Convert An Old School Bus Into A Light and Efficient Family Home

The Mayes family transformed a Thomas High Top into a well-organized and airy humble abode, using thoughtful storage and a minimalist color palette.<p>When Gabriel and Debbie Mayes decided to embrace the tiny house movement, they knew the transition would be anything but easy. For starters, they—along …

Small Spaces

House 28 / studio edwards

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A container house on the Surf Coast in Wye River, Victoria. Designed as a weekend retreat & made from …

LOT-EK: “The Shipping Container Is a Vehicle to Invent New Architecture”

<i>Shipping containers, once a darling of architectural upcycling, have received a lot of criticism recently, as architects are beginning to recognize</i> …

cocoon modules + coco-mat envision nomadic dwelling with container

<b>coco-mat, the athens based all natural ​mattress brand, has collaborated with cocoon modules, the container architecture start-up, to design a</b> …

Athens

Recycled Shipping Containers as Backyard Swimming Pools

From high rises to housing to kiosks and disaster relief, shipping containers have become a more common architectural tool over the past few years. …

8 homes that generate more energy than they consume

Your future home could make electric bills a thing of the past, and even help you earn money in the process. Plus-energy homes are popping up around …

How to Leverage Stucco to Create An Energy-Efficient "Passive House"

<i>In line with our new content direction, each week Architizer is highlighting a different building-product and how to specify it. This week’s topic is stucco. If you’re looking for the perfect stucco for your next project, search for it on Architizer’s new network marketplace for building-products.</i> …

11 Tips You Need To Know Before Building A Shipping Container Home

One of the more niche trends in sustainable design of the past few years has been the re-use of shipping containers in order to create the structure …

3 Different Ways to Use a Shipping Container on Your Next Project

Recycling material in architecture is becoming increasingly valued in order to enable the creation of sustainable projects. Certainly, naval …

These gorgeous glass homes can pop up in 8 hours for under $70k

Meet ÖÖD, a gorgeous prefab abode that doesn’t compromise privacy for stellar views. Clad in mirrored glass, this sleek tiny home blends into its …

Off-grid

The craftiest co-working spaces around the world

Modern workspaces must be adaptable and ergonomically sound. Cast iron, plywood and hanging plants are also requisite. Dispatching from creative companies and desirable desk spaces, we track down the designers responding to our evolving working behaviours. Are you sitting comfortably?<p>© TI Media …

Architecture

ÖÖD - House where your ideas fit!

Rev House, Floating Penthouse, Houseboat.

Developed by people who love, live and breathe the yachting lifestyle and who demand the highest in comfort.<p>Whether it be meeting friends, escaping …

Sealander

WATCH VIDEO<p>FREEDOM OF CHOICE<p>The Sealander slips into the water. One thrust from the engine and the noise of the beach dies away to a distant murmur. …

Stainless Steel

Quit Your Job Today and Retire in This Tropical Airstream

On its face, Ojai’s Caravan Outpost might seem like a millennial conceit, born sometime in the past couple years from a boho-chic Pinterest …

Speculative Project Seeks to Take Advantage of NYC Air Rights for Affordable Housing

Beomki Lee and Chang Kyu Lee of Atelier L have unveiled their speculative project, <i>Instant City: Living Air-Right</i>, which proposes that affordable …

Never Stop Moving: 15 Mobile Homes Designed For Life On The Road

These gorgeous trailers, campers, and tents offer a way to escape modern life for the open road.<p>What would it mean to give up your house or apartment and commit to a life on the road, moving from place to place as you please? Even if you’re giving up a permanent space, you’d gain freedom–and …

Kasita

Any way you can imagine a Kasita is the right way. With its compact footprint and all-in-one delivery, the Kasita goes where other homes cannot, …

Smart, affordable & energy-efficient 352 sq. ft. prefab Kasita is now in production

Last year we took a closer look at Kasita, an Austin, Texas startup that's developed what they are calling an "iPhone for housing". The company's aim …

OIKOS: A Flexible Kitchen for Working Spaces

Food and cooking are tried and true ways of bringing people together so incorporating a slice of that culture into the workspace seems like a natural …

Grow: Fantastic Modular Shelving for Vinyl and More

Forget the Expedit, a New Shelving Solution for Storing (and Showing) Vinyl<p>As a professional organizer, I've know a number of people who are very …

Stackle modular shelving system designed by THINKK Studio

Bangkok designers THINKK Studio have created a modular shelving system made from wooden batons with perforated aluminium surfaces that slot in to …