Category Archives: Architecture and Design

Use The Roof To Create Your Missing Garden

Use The Roof To Create Your Missing Garden! Humans have grown plants atop since antiquity. Besides the decorative benefit, roof plantings may provide food, temperature control, hydrological benefits, architectural enhancement, and recreational opportunities. The project we present today uses the roof of a newly designed top floor to create the ‘missing garden’ for its community. We are also…
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Floating Fennell House – Another R.H. Oshat’z Masterpiece

There's something so romantic about living waterside. Waking up to a dramatic view, whether from the banks of a lake, ocean, river, or even a tiny brook, always seems to have a soothing effect on the soul. One way to amp up the romance is to take the dwelling off the shore and put it…
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Sebastopol Residence by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

Sebastopol Residence by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects have designed a home in Sebastopol, California. Full description after the photos…. Designed for two graphic designers, this house bridges between two stands of redwood trees, with the northern window wall facing out to the expansive view. Decks located at either end of the…
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Futuristic Elastica Residence by Cadence Architects

Cadence Architects built the Elastica Residence in Bangalore, India, and it’s a timewarp to say the least. At first glance we weren't sure if it was a 1960s penthouse or a supremely modish homage to one. Looking like the set of a sci-fi film, the ultramodern Elastica residence in Bangalore, India is pretty much what we…
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Castlecrag House by Greenbox Architecture

Based in Sydney, Australia, Greenbox Architecture delivers design led responsible solutions in Architecture, Interior Design and Urban Design on projects throughout the Asia Pacific Region. Greenbox’s latest project is the Castlecrag House which is a contemporary two-story cabin that is located in Sydney’s lush countryside. Blending contemporary and rustic elements, the residence boasts an angular and wood-paneled upper level that protrudes…
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100% Organic: Amazing Eco Friendly Lodge in Romania

Do you need one more reason to visit Romania? Well, we suggest this amazing eco friendly lodge: The Valley of the Fairies Lodge which was built only with clay, wood, sand, stone and hay. The Valley of the Fairies Lodge in located near Sibiu, Romania. So, if you look to re-create the beloved fairy tale…
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Martis Camp Lot No. 19

Martis Camp Lot No. 19 Martis Camp Lot No. 19 by OOA Architects Designed to accommodate multiple opportunities for outdoor living, the property prominently features multiple, connected ground level patios, upper level decks and intimate views of the surrounding forest. Sections of living roof consisting of high alpine succulents connect the larger massings to reground…
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Hudson Woods Retreat by Lang Architecture

Ingeniously crafted by the team at Lang Architecture, this Hudson Woods retreat is part of a larger residential project located 100 miles away from New York and including 26 modern and energy efficient homes. This project seeks to open doors to rediscovering the things that matter: family, nature, freedom, and long-forgotten passions. With an emphasis…
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Pile Of Dirt and $9000 Produced This Dream House

Steve's Areen Dream House in Thailand Steve Areen had just $9,000 burning a hole in his bank account, so his friend, Hajjar Gibran, gave him his own spot of land on his family's mango grove with the challenge of creating his own home out of cheap materials. Steve Areen had just $9,000 and a pile…
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Fabulous Ontario Residence With Rustic Interior Design

The architects from Locati create beautiful and warm interiors paired with a luxurious interior design. They use the best materials on the market and promise to offer you the home of your dreams. The Ontario Residence is one of the amazing homes designed by Locati and as its name suggests is located in Ontario, Canada.…
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Eco-Friendly Flooring Solutions for Modern Homes

At one point in time, if someone mentioned the term “eco-friendly” in connection with flooring, many people would frown. While the use of eco-friendly materials is good for the environment, many people would avoid using it as flooring due to its unattractiveness. Luckily, modern design and technology is creating beautiful flooring that not only looks…
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Top 20 Most Iconic Buildings of The World

A picturesque landscape is the one with lush green ground, snow clad mountains,blooming flowers and fresh water serene rivers. While all these are bestowed by nature, man’s contribution to the landscape is structures. From the Skyscrapers of New York adoring the Manhattan skyline to the Artificial Palm islands of Dubai, humans have equally contributed in…
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Mystically Beautiful Hotels From Around The Globe

Mystically Beautiful Hotels From Around The Globe We know that a lot of you like to read our articles while you’re at work, so we’ve created a virtual vacation trip with amazing hotels around the world that you’d rather be sitting in right now. These locations will take you from the icy forests of Finland…
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2300 Sunset Drive Miami Beach Modern Home

Tucked away in the prestigious Sunset Islands sits a 13,068 sq. ft. modern oasis that’s a perfect paradise for any homeowner. The newly finished two story, 5800 sq. ft. home is located at 2300 Sunset Drive in Miami Beach, Florida. Surrounded by lush gardens, the 6 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms home provides a combination of…
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The Vessel – Manhattan’s Stairway to Nowhere

For those of you who have visited New York City’s famed aerial greenway, the High Line, on a busy afternoon and found that it just doesn’t get the balance of suffocating crowds and dizzying heights quite right, you’re in luck. If all goes as planned, come 2018, Manhattan’s West Side will also be home to…
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Origami House – OAB Carlos Ferrater

Origami House - OAB Carlos Ferrater Located in Sant Cugat, AA House is a single-family home overlooking like a geometric boat anchored in a grass sea, its sloping roofs among the forest form a magnificent scenery. Architects: Carlos Ferrater, Xavier Martí / OAB. Office of Architecture in Barcelona Location: Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain…
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