Trash incinerators are no place for fun; except if you are in Copenhagen because the brand new incinerator coming up there has room enough for a ski slope. It is going to be fun, because not many ski slopes in the world can claim to have hot burning trash underneath them. We’re not sure how [...]
For the sake of extension of a house in Kagawa, Japan, architect Hironaka Ogawa had to make room by felling two trees. He then decided to use the same two trees as part of the decor of the house, giving it a very unusual yet charming look; although we’re sure the trees would disagree.
Sitting quietly in the solitude afforded to it by San Juan Islands of Washington, this house does what most houses couldn’t even dream of. Shadowboxx house from architecture firm Olson Kundig can well employ its ability of transformation to very well change its look. It can morph to different shapes depending on the requirements of [...]
Sheraton’s new Hushou Hot Spring Resort in China is all set to roll and it does look damn attractive with all that lighting that seems to work very well with its horse shoe shape. The building is the work of Beijing based MAD architects.
Latvian firm NRJA stands for No Rules, Just Architecture, and they kind of prove their point with the designs they come up with. Floating barn concept, imagined especially for Latvia is a lakeside residence designed for Latvian climate. During the winters, the house sits on solid ice, for summers the lake reaches the Barn, covering [...]
Demolishing high rise buildings is a noisy, dusty, loud affair as thousands of tonnes of building material falls down in a pile. It never is as clean an affair as this video shows where the building seems to be quietly shrinking in size. It’s the work of Japanese construction company Taisei Corporation, who instead of [...]
Apparently taking a page out from Venice’s playbook, this house extensively uses swimming pool waterways as a way to get around the place. Envisioned by Spanish architects Joaquín Alvado Bañón, the house explores the relation between the concrete sculpture and the flowing body of water. The pool isn’t just a decorative element or part of [...]
Looking at this concept by designer Atelier Zündel Cristea, we’re surprised such bridges don’t exist already. Submitted as an entry to a Paris bridge competition, the trampoline bridge should be up close to the existing Bir-Hakeim Bridge. A flight of stairs leads you up the bridge that has tubular inflated walls with giant trampolines between [...]
Caterpillar House in Carmel, California is a wonderful looking, aesthetically appealing construction that has strong environmentally friendly roots. It’s a two bedroom, 2.5 bathroom house conjured up by Feldman Architecture. The house very nearly is built out of the ground it is constructed on.
Designed by agency OS+A, the Alaska Home Residence Concept has been made to work with the wind flow of the region. It has been designed to work almost as a wind tunnel and stay nearly undisturbed in the high winds that mark the region. The cladding of the house is inspired by the abdomen (tail) [...]