Extreme Green Shipping Container Home in Bastrop, Texas

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Architecture firm Danze & Davis stepped up to the plate for Extreme Makeover, Home Edition’s episode that built a completely new residence for a deserving family in Bastrop, TX after their previous home was destroyed in a fire. Plenty of the building materials and finishes contain recycled content and other green materials, and the end result…

Happy New Year

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We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day. – Edith Lovejoy Pierce Another year has come and gone, and we’ve taken this long New Year’s weekend to reflect on the people we’ve met,…

Salt Lake City Pasture Home by Imbue Design

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A home that’s way up in the frigid Mt. Olympus climate is one that’s got to withstand a whole lot. Imbue Design was the firm behind the master planning of this Salt Lake home that was planned around not only the family’s way of living, but a life without air conditioning. In planning a home without…

Storage Credenza Covered in Eclectic Corian Samples

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There’s never a time where re-use feels better than when the items being re-purposed are in a piece of furniture or art that can be proudly displayed in your home. Especially something that becomes a conversational piece, such as Jay Watson Design’s Pixel Credenza. With the Pixel Credenza, last season’s vibrantly colored and patterned samples get…

Surreal “Nimbus” Manmade Cloud Art Installation

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Those who pin surrealist art as smoke and mirrors might be right in the situation of artist Berndnaut Smilde, who creates these simple yet moving cloud installations out of actual clouds. There’s no cotton batting, synthetic fibers or the like– just simple light, moisture and smoke! With installations all over bearing the title of “Nimbus,” Smilde…

Stunning House on The Cliff In Spain

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Minimalism is a way of life for many, and for this water front property in Spain– it just so happens that the cliff home is a minimalist, contemporary hideout. Designed by Fran Silvestre Architects in the known area of Calpe, Alicante, Spain; “House on the Cliff” is an artful expression and way of living spanning four…

Tiger & Turtle Rollercoaster Turned Pedestrian Walkway

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There comes a time when things don’t necessarily serve their original purpose any longer– and this Tiger & Turtle Magic Mountain structure is now an interesting piece to climb all over. Having Heike Mutter and Ulrich Genth behind the transformation was key. The walkable outdoor large-scale sculpture is located in Duisburg, Germany. It transitions beautifully from…

Andara Phuket Thailand Resort & Villas

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Foreign getaways are always a great bet, and when there’s a gorgeous resort involved it’s hard to resist. The Andara Phuket Resort & Villas just so happens to be the best of both worlds, and there’s even a rooftop infinity pool to boot. Located in Phuket, Thailand, this resort posted along the Andaman Sea overlooking the…

Turkish Airlines Lounge by Autoban Architecture

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Traveling in style can sometimes make or break the sanity of your trip– especially when we’re talking airports, crowded planes, long layovers and screaming children. Those international flights always seem to make for the most accommodating, and now Turkish Airlines has got an all new lounge in Istanbul courtesy of Autoban Architecture. A swanky space complete…

172 Square Foot Popomo Micro House

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When figuring out what type of home or second home might best suit the needs of an individual or a family, it can be a daunting task. But for those looking to lessen their footprint, travel the world and live the minimalist life– a Tumbleweed Home might be the answer you’ve been searching for. Steel siding,…