havlask

191 Flips | 3 Magazines | 262 Followers | @havlask | Keep up with havlask on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “havlask”

Marriott turns to prefabricated rooms for quicker hotel construction

To speed hotel construction,<p>Marriott Internationalis increasingly using prefabricated rooms that can be stacked like shoe boxes with a crane.<p>The Maryland-based hotel company — the world's largest lodging business — plans to sign deals for 50 hotel construction projects in 2017 that will use …

Hospitality

Garden House / Ho Khue Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house land dimensions are narrow 4 meters (w) x 40 meters (l). Key elements and challenges are …

Sustainable urban home offers sweeping views over Seattle skyline

This contemporary 4,815 square foot sustainable urban home was designed by Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects, located in Seattle, Washington. The …

Architecture

This humble little house was designed for a chef to live on the coast of Norway

Located on coast of Stokkøya, Norway, just next to the water, overlooking the neighboring islands and the Norwegian Sea, is <i>Hadar’s House</i>, a small …

A Restaurateur's Mythical Home in Miami Follows the Path of the Sun

Following a diagram of the sun's path during the summer solstice, this three-story extension is the star of restaurateur and chef Frank Prisinzano’s Miami home.<p>Titled the Sun Path House, Prisinzano's 1930s dwelling looks like something out of a futuristic fairytale, thanks to an extension with a …

Architecture

Ever Wanted to Stay in a Midcentury House Designed by Pierre Koenig?

Spend the night in an iconic L.A. house designed by Pierre Koenig in 1954 that's been carefully restored.<p>As the fourth house that was designed by American midcentury-modern architect Pierre Koenig, the Scott House in Los Angeles' Tujunga neighborhood is now available for short-term rentals through …

Architecture

A Home For An Interethnic Family

Beautbureau have designed this contemporary home for an interethnic family of four in 2015.<p>The home is located in Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand and …

Tag: Landscaping 101

An icon we use to indicate a rightwards action.

Landscaping

This modern prefab home has windows that double as solar panels

If you love natural lighting, prepare to swoon over the light-filled Reflect Home. Designed and built by Sacramento State students, this modern …

Long Beach CA Modern by SBCH Architects

Capitol Hill by Balance Associates Architects

Capitol Hill is a private contemporary home designed by Balance Associates Architects.<p>It is located in Capitol Hill, a neighborhood of Seattle, …

Architecture

Eco-Home 3.0 is a wooden prefab house controlled and designed using a 100% digital process – MOCO LOCO Submissions

Articles about plugged home rises prague on Dwell.com - Dwell

A family villa takes advantage of the latest in smart-home technology.<p>A remodel etches life into a freshly built high-rise apartment.<p>A tree house-inspired home takes advantage of the surrounding forest.<p>Generation Z (ages 5-20) is unlike any generation before and is the largest generation …

Tech Industry

L-House / CCM2 Architectes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Right beside a majestic birch stands the L-House. The summer cottage, which has the same utility as a …

Contemporary Architecture Diluted in a Bucolic Landscape: ME House

<b>Otta Albernaz Arquitetura</b> completed <b>ME House</b>, a 360 square-meter residence located Jambeiro, São Paulo, Brasil. The modern project is described as …

Contemporary Design Taking Advantage of Exquisite Views: Lake LBJ Retreat

Displaying an imposing contemporary silhouette, <b>Lake LBJ Retreat</b> was planned and implemented by Dick Clark + Associates near Marble Falls, Texas. …

Square-Shaped Impressive Prefab Villa in Lyon, France by Tectoniques Architects

Advertising<p>Villa B, a square-shaped prefab modular house in Lyon, France was completed last year by Tectoniques Architects. The impressive …

The Apple House by Val de Saône Bâtiment

The Apple House is a project completed by Val de Saône Bâtiment.<p>It is located in Mâcon, France.<p>The Apple House by Val de Saône Bâtiment:<p><i>“The owners</i> …

Articles about shelter island retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

From this space-age looking pod on the coast of Scotland, to a high-end resort on the beach in the Bahamas, these romantic...<p>In New York’s Nassau County, a 125-square-foot garden retreat offers a haven from bustling contemporary life.<p>Vancouver-based Hinterland Design assembles a small team of …

Rhode Island

Articles about highway hideaway on Dwell.com - Dwell

A quirky mountain refuge by French designer Charlotte Perriand is an ingenious take on small-space living.<p>On the far outskirts of Havana, we take a look inside Finca Vigia, Ernest Hemingway's Cuban home away from...<p>The Leaf, a thin and lightweight chair designed by Folditure, will soon be joined by …

Rhode Island

One9: Nine-Story Prefab Apartment Tower was Installed in Just Five Days

Prefab technology is revolutionizing the way we build our homes, one stackable Lego-like module at a time. Australian construction company Hickory …

Architecture

Town Hall in Montigny-le-Tilleul / V+

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The extension is built next to the old Town Hall on a lot with a generous view on the scenic Sambre …

Articles about stacked cabin steep slope on Dwell.com - Dwell

Overlooking views of a picturesque Austrian village, this modern home is built of wood entirely sourced from the homeowner’s...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Florence Knoll's popular wire base design makes a comeback after fifty...<p>Circle with Disney can …

Architecture

Articles about facade focus metal on Dwell.com - Dwell

While still studying architecture at Eindhoven University, Servie Boetzkes and Jeroen Helder landed a commission through...<p>Idaho-based architect Susan Desko—previously a senior design architect for Frank Gehry—created a house built of untreated steel...<p>A Boston couple with a big extended family …

Design

Articles about row 25th affordable housing development houston on Dwell.com - Dwell

By taking advantage of economies of scale, a Houston native and a pair of mod-minded developers team up to create nine affordable...<p>Spanish rug and textile designer Nani Marquina, whose idyllic Ibiza weekend house we featured in Dwell's July/August 2012...<p>Inside the shell of the Oyster House …

Housing

Solebury Two-Plex | Studio Hillier

The existing foundations of a hundred year old derelict duplex on a site forbidden by modern zoning and within stream buffers disallowed by …

Green Roofs

A Modern Two-Storey Dwelling Inspiring Calmness in New Zealand

Nestled in Auckland, New Zealand, <b>Rothesay Bay House</b> is a modern two-storey dwelling with a refined wooden exterior and a fancy modern interior. …

Student Housing Made From Shipping Containers

Architect Christian Salvati of Marengo Structures built the house on Vernon St. in New Haven, Connecticut out of six recycled shipping containers. …

Low-Impact Prefab Vacation Cabin is at Home Anywhere

This modern prefab dwelling is meant to be adaptable to whatever location you decide to holiday in. Project Green Zero from Studio di Architettura …

Prefab Homes