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Mirrored prefab houses by ÖÖD install in 8 hours

Now you see it...<p>Prefab goes in disguise with these sleek tiny dwellings from Estonian companyÖÖD. With mirrored glass facades—reminiscent of Portuguese prefabs inspired by minimalist artists—ÖÖD homes blend into their surroundings, appearing especially sublime in rural or natural landscapes.<p>Born …

Interior design ideas, architecture and renovating photos

We were commissioned to revamp a large suburban family garden.<p>The Client installed many rain harvesting tanks and requested that more garden space be …

Watch a Tiny Modern Cabin Neatly Fold Away

If you're a creative type who's ever dreamed of having a little spot to escape from distractions, or just a person who occasionally craves solitude …

Puget Sound

Minimod Shelters

Bigger isn't always better, especially when it's impeccably designed. Minimod Shelters uses this philosophy to make up for its tiny stature. At just …

This Island Retreat Practically Embodies Simple, Rugged Scandinavian Design

Designed and built by Stockholm based Tham & Videgård Arkitekter, this dwelling joins a number of structures—such as a boathouse and guesthouse—owned by one family and used for vacations.<p>Located on the outer Stockholm archipelago, tall pines give the forested site an untouched character. The house …

Architecture

Japanese gardens – design ideas that will transform your outdoor space

Use the principles of Japanese gardening - and a careful selection of plants - to bring a little magic to your own outdoor space<p>Japanese gardens are …

Canadian Cottage Exudes “Modern Scandinavian Barn”

This contemporary cottage-like dwelling was developed by <b>CARGO Architecture</b> for a young, dynamic couple in their thirties. The project, named <b>Villa</b> …

This Solar Hub Provides Clean Water, Electricity, And Internet In One

By Adele Peters4 minute Read<p>While American cities try to figure out how to deal with lead pipes and an aging power grid, a remote village in Ghana …

Solar Panels

Rabbit Snare Gorge / Omar Gandhi Architect + Design Base 8

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Lawrence MacIsaac recalls stories of his great grandfather using the property to teach his sons how to …

With re-creation of 1500s garden, a reminder of when herb knowledge was a survival tool

By Adrian Higgins<p>, Columnist<p>At first blush, the dozens of clay pots on the Arbor Terrace at Dumbarton Oaks seem like the treasures of a plant nerd just back from a shopping spree. In one grouping alone, you find an array of thyme, oregano, lavender, scented geranium, sage, sweet woodruff and …

Modern Prefab Home With Colorful And Stylish Decor

This weekend home in California is totally prefab, which means easy construction, and it looks amazing! It was designed by Marmol Radziner and …

101 Gardening: Vertical Garden Using Plastic Milk Bottles

CollectCollect this now for later<p>Admunsen Vertical Garden Using Plastic Milk Bottles<p>Favorites<p>CollectCollect this now for later<p>Vsheila Vertical Garden …

8 cheap but beautiful houses

Today we will bring you modern home designs which adhering to the less-is-more rule, using sustainable architecture and low-cost housing technology …

Introduction to Containers: Concept, Pros and Cons, Orchestration, Docker, and Other Alternatives

Container-based virtualization is one of the hottest technologies in cloud computing today. It fuels innovation and changes how applications are …

This Triangular House is Beautiful (and Terrifying)

(Image credit: Matthias Arndt)<p>Would you be down to live in a home built into the side of a cliff? The Triangle Cliff House was created by architect …

Architecture

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Kengo Kuma’s Wooden Mobile Home for Snow Peak Is a Minimalist Dream

In collaboration with Japanese outdoor goods manufacturer Snow Peak, architect Kengo Kuma has developed a timber mobile home based on minimalism and …

Prefab Glass House lets you bring home the spirit of Philip Johnson’s masterpiece

Philip Johnson’s iconic Glass House has been reimagined as a prefabricated home—a modern abode you can customize and install almost anywhere you …

Architecture

10 of the best cabins in the Canadian woods

The US election result has driven some Americans to search for a way out across the northern border – so many that the website for Canadian …

British Columbia

Off-grid flatpack cabins would assemble like Ikea furniture

The cabins will come clad in a metal shell and be offered in several sizes. The smallest will measure just 191 sq ft (17 sq m) and sleep up to four …

A Sculptor’s Home With Roots In The Forest That Surrounds It

This beautiful house in the middle of the forest belongs to sculptor Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz from Poland. The project was a collaboration between the …

These sustainable prefab homes are meant to last

Ecospace Studios designs homes, schools, studios, and more<p>Ecospace Studios was founded by Lee Town, Amira Idris-Town, and Matthew Kettle—who also head up IPT Architects in London—as a response to the pressing environmental, economic, and space issues affecting the world today. The result is a …

How to Build a Tiny, Off-Grid House for $2500 (Video)

From life inside a tiny, 7'x12' portable house to touring an infamous roundhouse, we've been pretty fascinated by the DIY tiny house movement. Here's …

14 sliding doors that optimise space to the maximum

Doors are a great way to maintain privacy when we have guests or keep the noise out for that quiet moment, but the great thing about sliding doors is …

Affordable houses: the perfect house with floor plans!

Everything about this home is amazing and a little bit fairy tale-like. Firstly, the entire home was created for a mere €48,098 / $55,000 which, as …

Living Rooms

Cubicco's sustainable flatpack homes are built to withstand a hurricane

Cubicco's line comprises a series of homes of varying size and shape, including an attractive little micro-shelter that can be used as a studio, …

Modern ways to make your home more sophisticated

A cutting-edge chic home is the dream, isn't it? Well, it doesn't have to be <i>just</i> a dream any more as we've really zeroed in on those little things …

Till House / WMR Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The clients wanted a small weekend shelter. They are a German-Chilean couple.<p>The location is a coastline …

Now You Can Assemble Your Own Tiny House for Outdoor Recreation

Vancouver-based Leckie Studio Architecture + Design has founded the Backcountry Hut Company to bring affordable recreation structures to outdoor …