Twelve Unit Shipping Container Housing Complex

Posted 182 days ago by

Canada is home to a twelve unit shipping container community by the Atira Women’s Resource Society, that’s ben created with the intent to house women who have been the subject of abuse and are of the low-income level of earnings. Each unit is about 280 to 290 square feet of space, and offers some extra amenities…

Solar Roof Technology in HALO House, Sweden

Posted 187 days ago by

Students in Sweden are looking to create sustainable homes, architecture, and live more green all around. A group of them got together to create ‘HALO‘ a solar powered, shared space home that is constructed around a rotunda type concept. Central core modules provide the method for heating and cooling the interior space, while much of the…

Accessible Green Design in San Mateo County

Posted 190 days ago by

New construction homes are leaning more and more toward the way of green thinking and sustainable design, and TRG Architects did a great job with one of the contemporary gems in San Mateo, California– so much so that this home won the Green Building Award. The space was built originally with wheelchair access in mind. So…

Secret Dreamy Parkside Garden Cottage

Posted 194 days ago by

Backyard surprises are always the best kind, and when you’ve got the team at Scott Lewis Landscape Architecture on your side– you know the landscape is going to be a beautiful mix up. This particular space in San Francisco borders a wooded park in the city, and you feel like you’re trapped in a story book…

Sri Lanka Open Timber Bungalow on Stilts

Posted 196 days ago by

Light and open, yet private and obscure. This residence that’s home to the Sri Lankan jungle is all of the above. With the intent to have a home that rests lightly on the ground, but still remain a large enough space for guests, rented area and have separate quarters for the property’s on site assistance. Narein…

Compact Pyramid Home Concept Features 12 Spaces

Posted 196 days ago by

Conceptual home plans and ideas can look so far into the future that they’re unbelievable, but the 3D rendering work of Juan Carlos Ramos looks so close to real. This was an entry for an architectural competition that was based around a design of a pyramid shaped home. Similar to the Luxor Hotel of Las Vegas,…

House of 33 Years Built in 3 Different Cities

Posted 196 days ago by

Located in Nara, Japan, this residence was built for a couple who had previously lived in their home for 33 years. This space is a contemporary step up, and took 5 years to build– but the end result is a creative and minimalist space with so many distinct spaces inside. Built by Assistant Architects the space…

18th Century Home Clad in Faux Leaf Cladding

Posted 197 days ago by

In architecture it seems as if we have ‘seen it all’ until the next day rolls around and there’s something new and interesting on the list. Whether it be a concept or an execution, there are so many unique projects out there. This particular home comes to us from creative minds at Squire and Partners in…

Green Design Los Angeles Home by Barbara Bestor

Posted 197 days ago by

Green living is a huge part of design in Los Angeles, and this Topanga Canyon home is an exemplary piece of architecture by Barbara Bestor that features simple elements of sustainability. The industrial nature of the home’s exterior appearance helped with prefab type costs in the long run. Overall, this home was easier to construct in…

Beautiful Japanese Diamond Shaped Home and Salon

Posted 198 days ago by

Located in Toyokawa, Japan, this home by Studio Velocity Architects was created with a few specific goals in mind. Maximize nature, interior space, and distance from neighbors. Creating this irregular shape worked out to keep distance from the surrounding properties while still allowing space for planted trees and deciduous plants nearby. The lower level of this…