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Tiny Family House Fits Between A Wall And A Building

With the population constantly growing, especially in big cities, it becomes increasingly difficult to find a free plot of land on which to build a …

Architecture

Interview with WOHA: “The Only Way to Preserve Nature is to Integrate it into Our Built Environment”

<i>Driven by the hyper-density of the city-state from which they operate, WOHA have emerged as Singapore's quintessential architects. Combining a</i> …

Architecture

Rad public housing in South Korea wins nation's top architecture award

Located by Seoul’s ritzy Gangnam district<p>Count South Korea among the countries creating innovative, design-minded affordable housing complexes alongside France and Germany, just to name a couple. The Gangnam A5 housing block in Seoul was designed by architect Frits van Dongen and recently won the …

A Cedar Home Filled With Natural Light

This<p>Cedarwoodproject completed by <i>Nicolas Tye</i> architects showcases a contemporary rural residence built with the utmost consideration for quality and …

3Dynamic Systems introduces extra strong carbon fiber 3D printing filament for FDM

Sep 13, 2016 | By Tess<p><b>3Dynamic Systems</b>, a UK based company specializing in <b>3D bioprinting and bioprinters</b>, has just unveiled its latest consumer …

‘French flag’ tiny prefab house costs $1,200, can be built in 3 hours

Kooky...<p>The unmistakable red, white, blue stripes of this experimental prefab tiny house not only give it its name, "France," but also hints at its organizational strategy. Conceived by architect Joshua Woodsman of Pin-Up Houses, the micro dwelling indeed has a color-coded layout: blue for sleeping …

The small family home that's surprising inside

This exciting project takes us to an exceptionally revamped home in Hamburg, Germany. The original design was built in 1840, and while the home has …

A Cool Cube Home In The Woods

Today we are going to visit Buenos Aires in Argentina, where design professionals <i>Lucas McLean Architects</i>, have imagined, drawn, planned and built the …

This New USB Stick Destroys Almost Everything It's Plugged Into

Here is what you need to know about the "USB Killer" device that destroys electronic devices to which it is connected with a surge of power.<p>Last year, a hacker demonstrated a prototype of a small USB device - the size of a small USB drive - that could destroy electronics into which it was plugged. …

This Tiny House Community Will Turn Homeless People Into Homeowners

The project will offer affordable housing to people in need -- and could also help bring back a struggling Detroit neighborhood.<p>DETROIT ― Tiny homes have become popular with minimalist young professionals in big cities and homeowners who are passionate about sustainable living. But they’re also a …

Housing

​10 prefab houses to die for

Love it, hate it, but you can’t deny it – we are, of course, talking about prefabricated homes, one of the newest and greatest fads in the …

ICYMI: 3D printed music, hydroponics, hemp pinhole and sunglasses, landscapes, and more!

Sep 4, 2016 | By Tess<p>In case you missed it…here are some cool and artsy 3D printing projects from the past week. From 3D printed music, to dieselpunk …

Ma Vie La / Selim Erdil

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Half of the visible structure, is cantilevered by 8 meters. The superstructure is a 16 meter long by 7.5 …

Apartment House Baselstrasse / Felippi Wyssen Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The plot on which this three-story home is built lies slightly below the level of the surrounding area …

Cute 550 Sq. Ft. Prefab Timber Cabin

• Home<br>• ><br>• Tiny House<br>• ><br>• Cute 550 Sq. Ft. Prefab Timber Cabin<p>posted 2 years ago<br>Categories: Tiny House<p>FabCab offers this tiny house called TimberCab 550, a …

Prefab Homes

These Lego-style homes can withstand earthquakes and cost under $5,000 to build

When earthquakes hit, they can devastate entire cities. And rebuilding destroyed buildings costs a lot labor, time, and money.<p>Renowned architect Anupama Kundoo may have a solution — for homeowners, at least. The Indian architect, who is known for designing low-income buildings, has come up with a …

3 Aquaponic Farms in Brooklyn Killing It

Aquaponics is an emerging urban farming trend that's ideal for big cities since it's relatively low-maintenance and can be set up just about …

World's First Off-Grid ReGen Village Will Be Completely Self-Sufficient Producing Its Own Power and Food

ReGen Villages, a completely self-sufficient village that can power and feed itself, is rising across Europe—and hopefully, one day, around the world.<p>…

GreenPod's 450 sq. ft. Waterhaus is a tiny, prefabricated eco-friendly home (Video)

It took some time, but modular and prefab homes are finally gaining some mainstream traction. For people interested in getting an eco-friendly home …

Curvaceous Corten steel office beats the heat with solar-savvy design

When Sanjay Puri Architects were commissioned to design an office in Surat, India, where temperatures regularly hit over 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the …

Design

Modular 474 sq. ft. Treehouse Riga can expand to fit growing needs

There are several good things going for modular housing: for starters, there's less waste compared to the conventional building industry, the quality …

Kjellander + Sjöberg's Winning Design Provides Sustainable Urban Living in Malmö, Sweden

Stockholm-based firm Kjellander + Sjöberg (K+S) won the Swedish division of the Nordic Built Cities Challenge 2016 with their vision to transform …

Architecture

Are Garden Cities Sustainable?

The Garden City concept has a long and honorable pedigree within urban planning. Analysis of Sterling Ranch, a master-planned community outside of …

Sustainability

What do we Mean by Brutalist Architecture ?

June 26, 2016<p>Runs, does yoga.<p>Concrete monstrosity, the architecture we love to hate – that’s how people used to describe <b>brutalist architecture</b>. There …

India's $4 smartphone arrives June 30th

We wouldn't blame you for thinking that the $4 Indian smartphone was just a pipe dream, but it's apparently quite real. Ringing Bells tells the <i>Indian Express</i> that its ultra low-cost Freedom 251 (named based on its price in rupees) will start shipping on June 30th, with nearly 200,000 units in the …

The Rainforest House

The Rainforest House (Casa Na Mata) is a stunning retreat nestled in the dense vegetation of the Brazilian rainforest. Located on the coast of the …

More on what's wrong with shipping container architecture: Everything.

If one made a short list of the most important inventions of the last fifty or sixty years, shipping containers would be right up there near the top. …

Shipping