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How One Architect Imagines The Future Of Sustainable Cities

Say hello to "oceanscrapers."<p>If you think of the city of the future as being filled with impossibly tall skyscrapers, think again. Instead, we could one day become people of the sea who live in "oceanscrapers."<p>That's according to Paris-based architect Vincent Callebaut, who released a series of …


Peterson Residence / Robert Gurney Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in Chevy Chase, Maryland, this project involves a complete renovation and substantial addition …

This award winning garden design uses concrete pipes to create seating, a water feature, and a fire pit

Alison Douglas has designed “Pipe Dream,” the winning entry in the Boutique Garden category, at the 2015 Melbourne International Flower And Garden …

Humorous Charts and Graphs Show What Being an Introvert Is All About

BuzzFeed Life's assistant health editor Anna Borges created a series of graphs any introvert can relate to. There are pie charts depicting how truly wonderful it is to have a vivid inner world, unwavering sense of self, and top-notch listening skills.<p>Through her bar graphs, Borges conveys some of …


Modern Pin-Up Beauties Flaunt Dresses Made Out of Milk

London-based artist Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz blends modern interpretations of the classic pin-up girl with high-speed liquid photography. Founder of AurumLight Studio, Wieczorkiewicz produced this playful concept, entitled <i>Milky Pin-Ups</i>, in which gorgeous models flaunt chic liquid dresses made out of …

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Beautifully Minimal Contemporary Huts Start at $25,000

Japanese retailer MUJI is well known for their beautifully minimal household and consumer goods. Now, they're expanding, moving beyond products for your home to building shelters that you can inhabit. Called MUJI HUT, it's a concept that provides a reprieve from the hustle and bustle of everyday …


Cloister House in Vancouver Offering a Sense of Seclusion

Shared between a grandmother and her grandchildren, the <b>Cloister House</b> in Vancouver, Canada is a quiet refuge within the city. The residence was …

Gorgeous Pond House is a zero-energy ‘dream house’ retreat in Louisiana

Architect Michael Holly recently completed the Pond House at Ten Oaks Farm, an exquisite zero-energy retreat that combines energy-efficient …




Articles about budget friendly shipping container home costa rica on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact late-19th-century...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Repurposed shipping …

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Articles about studio city 5 nyc apartments pack everything single room on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Thirteen Brooklyn design studios—with locations ranging from Red Hook to the Navy Yard to Bushwick, and practices varying from...<p>If you love great design, you won't want to miss the second …

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Barn Door Inspiration: 40 Amazingly Creative Ideas

Whether you use sliding barn doors in your home as a space saving feature or just enjoy their delightful rustic aesthetic, there are many creative …

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6 Eye-Popping Establishments Made From Shipping Containers

Today living in shipping containers become a formidable solution to those people who seek an unusual refuge. But that doesn’t end there, aside from …

24 Amazing Places Built from Shipping Containers

These homes look anything but industrial.<p>Recycled freight containers bring efficiency, flexibility, and affordability to innovative green buildings, from small vacation cabins to movable cafes, schools, and skyscrapers.

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Montainer makes shipping container architecture easy

<b>You are not just buying a box but a full service design/build package. Could this take container architecture mainstream?</b><p>There is a great appeal to …

Gorgeous Shipping Container Art Studio in New York

1/14<p>Container Art Studio by Mb Architecture (photo credit: Dalton Portella)<p>Wow! We knew that shipping containers could be used to build beautiful …

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 …

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One Man Built A Home Out Of Shipping Containers And It's The Coolest Thing Ever

Would you live in a shipping container? No? Well, what if it looked like this?<p>Joseph Dupuis is the Carp, Ottawa man behind the "Off Grid Shipping Container Cabin" that's taken the Internet by storm. Currently listed on a classifieds site for $58,000 in Canadian dollars (roughly $46,500 USD), it's …

Shipping Containers

20 Shipping Container Home Floor Plans

<i>by Tom Woods</i><p>Today we’ve got something perfect for anyone looking to build their own tiny shipping container home.<p>As most of you probably know the …

Shipping Containers

Sustainable Shipping Container House with a Rooftop Garden

Great Crates: 10 Beautiful Shipping Container Conversions

Incredibly strong, durable, lightweight and affordable, shipping containers are integrated into into all sorts of architectural projects, whether …