This Low-Energy & Serene Family Home Is Tucked Away in the Rich Forests of Ontario

Nestled deep in the Ontarian forest, the Forest Retreat is a striking family home designed by Kariouk Architects, epitomizing tranquility and ecological harmony. Surrounded by nature year-round, this serene abode seamlessly integrates with its lush environment, featuring exquisite ...

Solar-Powered Micro House Doesn’t Skimp on Home Comforts

The Cosmic One is a solar-powered microhouse that redefines the concept of compact living by offering luxurious home comforts in a small footprint. Available in various configurations, this prefabricated microhouse can function as an accessory dwelling unit (ADU), a tiny house, or ...

Cork-Clad Tiny House Takes Inspired Approach to Maximizing Space

The Terra m2_Tiny House on Wheels by Portuguese woodworking specialist MadeiGuincho is a remarkable follow-up to the Terra m1, demonstrating an innovative approach to maximizing space in tiny living. Built on a double-axle trailer with a length of just 5 meters (16.4 feet), this little ...

The Open House Features Movable Walls Which Ensure Privacy & Offer Access to Nature When Needed

The Open House, designed by KWK Promes, is a unique German residence that masterfully balances openness with privacy. Situated near Bremen, this innovative home allows its occupants to fully engage with the surrounding natural landscape while providing a mechanism to shut off from ...

Wooden Tiny House Tops Compact Interior with Eye-Catching Curving Roof

The Terra m1_Tiny House on Wheels by Portuguese woodworking specialist MadeiGuincho stands out with its unique design and efficient use of space. This compact tiny house measures just 5 meters (16.4 feet) in length and is designed for couples or individuals seeking a short vacation ...

Shigeru Ban Unveils Paper Log House at Philip Johnson’s Glass House

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has unveiled a Paper Log House at Philip Johnson’s Glass House in Connecticut, marking the 75th anniversary of the iconic structure. This innovative pavilion, constructed from paper tubes, wood, and milk crates, was created in collaboration with ...

How Switching From a Grid to a Dome Model Helps City Planning for a Sustainable Future

Switching from a traditional grid model to a dome model in city planning, as exemplified by Biotech City, offers profound benefits for creating a sustainable future. Unlike the rigid and often inefficient grid layout, the dome model’s circular and adaptive design allows for ...

Modul 28 Transforms Fortified Church in Transylvania Into Beautiful Guesthouse

Modul 28, a Romanian architectural studio, has meticulously transformed the rectory of a fortified church in Curciu, Transylvania, into a guesthouse that exemplifies a delicate balance between preservation and innovation. This renovation is part of an initiative by the Fortified Churches ...

Tasmanian Architect Unveils DIY House, Which Can Be Built in Six Months, for $150k

At the beginning of last year, Jiri Lev, a Tasmanian architect with no prior hands-on construction experience, embarked on an ambitious project to build his own home. In just six months, Lev completed a 120-square-meter house for $150,000, a fraction of the cost of a standard new ...
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