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Fagerström House by Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects

The Fagerström House, designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects, is a curved L-shaped residence located in Sollentuna, Sweden. Built for a …

Frozen Mid-Cut: Log Sculpture Shows How Trees Get Sliced

Ever wonder how boards turn from trees into building materials? While not a secret, the process is also not entirely obvious – and rarely this clear …

Surrealistic 18.36.54 House Finished In Reflective Steel

When I see this house, my first thought is ‘Wow’! Daniel Libeskind is the author of this 18.36.54 house in Connecticut. The name derives from the 18 …

Rainforest Retreat is in Perfect Harmony With Surroundings

Some homes seem to simply spring organically from their surroundings rather than being placed there by the human hands of architects and builders.<p>The …

The Way We Live Now: Stealth Pavilion by Paul Segers

I suspect that one of the reasons "Tumbler" from the recent Batman films quickly achieved instant classic status is because of its unambiguous …

Sky Garden #House / Guz Architects, Sentosa Island, #Singapore (o) The plots are not large and neighbouring #buildings are built close to the sides of each #house. Thus our strategy was to build a solid wall to each side neighbor to provide privacy where possible, while creating a central light and stair well which would funnel the sea breeze through the centre of the building. The front and rear of the building meanwhile, terrace back allowing each story to have visual or actual access to greenery. The intention was to try to allow each roof garden provided a base for the story above allowing the layered effect to make each story feel like it was a single storey dwelling sitting in a garden.as much as we could do in the close confines of Sentosa island and with such a large building!!

Farm house located in Keldur, Iceland (o Earth sheltering is the architectural practice of using earth against building walls for external thermal mass, to reduce heat loss, and to easily maintain a steady indoor air temperature. Earth sheltering is popular in modern times among advocates of passive solar and sustainable architecture, but has been around for nearly as long as humans have been constructing their own shelter.

Infinity Bridge, Stockton-on-Tees, UK (o)

Ponte della Pace, by Michele De Lucchi - Tbilisi, Georgia A bridge is a symbolic architecture, a cohesion of opposite points: in this case between different, separate social circumstances and territorial conformations which celebrate their union. This bridge crosses the river Mtkvari in Tbilisi, connecting the older district of Bericoni to that of Rikhe, which has been the subject of a recent development plan on an international scale. The roof seems a single membrane created by a framework of steel tubes and triangular glass units. Its shell structure is a recognisable icon of the city. The cross arches are all generated by the same parabola, inspired by standardisation and scale economy. The longitudinal profile on the other hand, which identifies the bridge, is also the result of the most effectively balanced forces. Created at the centre of the bridge is a “piazza”, an ideal social and cultural meetingplace, from which the population and tourists can enjoy splendid views of Tbilisi. Thus from the Presidential Palace, the Cathedral or the suburbs extending along the valley, the bridge stands out as a landmark for the whole city.(o)

Terunobu Fujimori’s stunning Tetsu Teahouse is perched in the garden of the Kiyoharu Shirakaba Museum in Yamanashi Prefecture in Japan and offers cherry blossom admirers an incomparable bird’s-eye view. Photo by Akihisa Masuda (j)

Stacked Black and White Studio House Hugs the Hillside

Two stacked volumes in black and white perch on a bed of crushed granite stone following the curves of a hillside in Wenzenbach, Germany. Studio …

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Kusma-Gyadi Bridge, Nepal (o

Hill House Australia A project by Andrew Maynard Architects (o)

Holman-House-by-Durbach-Block-Jaggers A Picasso painting inspired this cliff-top house near Sydney (o

extension vB4' by dmvA, brecht, belgium (o

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Casa Sulla Morella by Studio Cittaarchitettura

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Shoffice Work Space Shed in London, England by Platform 5 Architects. (o

Tourist Information Baiersbronn / PARTNERUNDPARTNER architekten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In the beginning of 2013 the conversion of the tourist information center by PARTNERUNDPARTNER …

Dreamlike Split-Level Landscapes Painted by Jeremy Miranda | Colossal

<p>Artist Jeremy Miranda lives and works in Salem, Massachusetts where he works with acrylic paint to create images influenced by nature, technology, …

Manhattan Micro Loft by Specht Harpman Architects

It’s really hard to make 425 square feet look spacious but Specht Harpman Architects managed to do just that in this once awkward New York City …

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Articles about emerging voices lecture series digsau ogrydziak prillinger architects on Dwell.com - Dwell

Last Thursday the Architectural League hosted the third in a series of lectures from the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices...<p>Last Thursday, the Architectural League hosted the final lecture in a series featuring the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices...<p>Last Thursday, the Architectural …

Articles about geometric desert home phoenix on Dwell.com - Dwell

Mathias Klotz’s first project, a deceptively simple bayfront house in Chile was commissioned by his mom on a shoestring budget.<p>The Blue Sky prototype home tiptoes gracefully across the desert landscape just north of Joshua Tree National Park.<p>A Canadian family’s getaway in the California …

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Realistic Urban Landscape Paintings of Chicago and New York by Nathan Walsh | Colossal

<p>Many painters working from photographic source material employ a wide variety of techniques to arrive at a final image. This will involve anything …

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Nestled on an organic farm, this modern farmhouse in East Hampton features separate guest quarters and a horse barn.<p>Starting at $3,350,000, these twin carriage houses in Clinton Hill retain their historic charm while boasting dreamy, minimalist...<p>They seemed like a novelty in the nineties, but …

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hybrid bike concept "INgSOC" by Edward Kim and Benny Cemoli (r) The vehicle would operate as a traditional bike, but also to battery