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Wormistoune: A luxuriant, sheltered garden tucked away in Scotland

For sheer romance and, given its coastal location, a surprising amount of shelter, it would be hard to beat this luxuriantly planted and colourful …

Un Appartamento Piccolo ma Funzionale per una Giovane Coppia

Se disponiamo di una piccola casa o di un appartamento, ciò non significa che non possano essere belli e funzionali. Tutto ciò che serve sono le idee …

YAC Announces the Winners of Castle Resort Competition

YAC – Young Architects Competitions – and Marlegno s.r.l. announce the winners of Castle Resort, the international architectural competition launched …

BAM! tops sustainable dwelling in argentina with verdant roof profile

<b>an energy independent single-family home has been built in the san isidro district of buenos aires, argentina.</b> throughout the residence, there is a …

rever & drage transforms boggestranda cabin in norway

<b>in norway, rever & drage architects has transformed an existing structure, which contained a series of small rooms, into a more open and functional</b> …

10 Steel Prefabs That Are Both Modern and Practical

The advantages that come with building a steel prefab go far beyond just the aesthetic choices.<p>Along with offering a sustainable, efficient, and affordable way to build, prefabs also allow you to place your home on a site with minimal disturbance to the land. Thanks to its durability, strength, and …

5 Drawings That Reveal the Absurdity of London’s “Super Basements”

Earlier this month, U.K. newspaper <i>The Telegraph</i> reported that a $1.5 million London home had collapsed “into a pile of rubble” as its owner attempted to construct a vast, two-story basement extension beneath the period property. Fortunately, no one was hurt, but the incident once again throws a …

This Building Saves Energy with a Pioneering Triple-Layer Glass Facade

Italian firm Giovanni Vaccarini Architetti has designed the new Headquarters of the Swiss Société Privée de Gérance (SPG), built on Route de Chêne, …

Architecture

The (Totally Doable) European Secret to Beautiful Rooms

When you think about renovating, you think first about the big things: converting an attic, adding new floors, re-doing a kitchen or bathroom. But …

Sonnenhof

Sonnenhof consists of four new buildings with office and residential spaces. Located on a consolidated number of smaller lots in the historical center of Jena, Germany, the separate structures allow for free access through the grounds. Their placement on the outer edges of the plot defines a …

Outdoor Spaces

This Daring Domicile Transforms An Old Silo Into A Stylish Modern Home

It sounds like the plot of a dystopian novel: humanity, crushed by the weight of overpopulation or fleeing the fallout of a nuclear disaster, is …

5 modern rustic homes with serious style!

Rustic homes are fantastic, but if you can't deny that you love a little contemporary styling as well, there is a way to combine the two, despite …

Glass Expansion Updates 1870s London Townhouse

A classic 5-story London townhouse that hadn’t been updated since the 1980s got a fresh look and two extra rooms with a two-level glass expansion. …

5 projects for Raspberry Pi at home

The Raspberry Pi computer can be used in all kinds of settings and for a variety of purposes. It obviously has a place in education for helping …

Raspberry Pi

Glass-roofed heaven in Sweden can be yours for $1.3M

Own a piece of heaven and live among the stars<p>We’ve seen our fair share of gorgeous glass-walled houses for sale, but a home with a glass roof doesn’t come around these parts that often. Located in Gothenburg, Sweden, “Villa Heaven” features a simple gabled construction and a glazed covering that …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Carpenter builds himself a cozy timber home in Quebec

This modern abode is all about windows and wood<p>In the icy Eastern Townships of Quebec, Canada, snowy winters demand that all abodes be cozy and warm. For one local carpenter seeking a first home, that meant building a winter-worthy sanctuary with his own two hands. Clad in raw Hemlock pine, the …

Honeymooner’s Cabin, Lake Itasca State Park, MinnesotaSubmitted...

Honeymooner’s Cabin, <b>Lake Itasca State Park, Minnesota</b>Submitted by C. Grant O'Connell

9 best Frank Lloyd Wright homes for sale in 2016

Some with original furniture, and some still on the market<p>For enthusiasts of Frank Lloyd Wright and his extraordinary homes, 2016—the year he would have been 149—offered what felt like an embarrassment of riches on the real estate front. The covetable properties popped up everywhere, from Michigan …

13 Stair Design Ideas For Small Spaces

When you live in a small space, the last thing you want to have taking up precious square footage is a big bulky staircase. But you still need to get …

Avalon: Contemporary Modular Home with Green Roof and Sustainable Style

Sustainable design is not always about high-tech gadgets and cutting-edge technology, and it is often intuitive and eco-friendly architecture that …

Japanese Artist Worked 10 Hours/Day For 3.5 Years To Create His Giant Pen & Ink Drawing

Japan is an example of a tough nation stronger than its buildings. After the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and the tsunami that followed, Japan was hurting …

Saatchi Art

Petros Vrellis mixes technological with tactile, following an algorithmic pattern to knit his incredible portraits. http://bit.ly/2f7FWwd

Vintage et Industrial

Makeup time. Who wants a Makeup Machine?<br>Follow, like & share https://www.facebook.com/Vintage.et.Industrial/ <br>#Vintage #Fashion #Makeup #Cosmetics …

The Hinterland

The Hinterland is a new cabin porn book by publisher Gestalten, it features plenty of dreamy hideaways where we can recharge our spirits and …

Photographer Spends Hours on Bridges to Capture Colorful Overhead Portraits of Street Vendors

Keen photographers have the ability to elevate the ordinary into stunning imagery and photographer Loes Heerink has done just that with her series about the street vendors of Hanoi. Waking up at 4 am, the vendors—often female migrant workers—pack their bicycles to the brim with fresh flowers and …

Chicago’s new Riverwalk offers a vision of the future of urban parks

The city’s new waterfront gem shows how urban public spaces are evolving<p>Chicago’s Lakefront Trail is arguably one of its finest civic asset, a cherished 18.5-mile linear park that showcases the beauty of Lake Michigan. Grant Park, which sits adjacent to the Lake at the center of the trail network, …

This innovative cliff-side chapel funnels in heavenly rays of light

The structure, called the Aurélios Chapel, hasn't been built yet, but the Portugal-based firm collaborated with Metro Cúbico Digital, a firm that makes 3D visuals, to create an artistic rendering of the concept.<p>The architects named it after Portugal's Aurélio Pereira, a soccer recruiter who scouted …

Amazing Photos Of Abandoned Soviet Infrastructure Will Show You the Meaning of Desolate

When the snow reclaims a nation.<p>From 2013 to 2015, Russian photographer Danila Tkachenko traveled thousands of miles to some of the most remote regions of the country to photograph once-proud structures of the Soviet Union that have fallen into ruin. The collection, titled Restricted Areas, focuses …

Artist Paints Vibrant, Realistic Frescoes Over Old Building Facades

French street artist Patrick Commecy has been giving the buildings around France face-lifts as he revitalizes and transforms old, monochromatic facades into massive, vibrant, and realistic frescoes. From residences to offices and abandoned buildings, Commency has designed and produced more than 300 …