Urban Design

Mountain Home Guinovart Florensa Residence

The story of this unusual residence started a while back but the most interesting part took place in 2010. That’s when the architects of Cadaval & Sola-Morales started working on a renovation project that involved the existing vernacular structure. This wa...

Embassy Gardens Sky Pool in London

The pool forms part of the Embassy Gardens Legacy Building, a project commissioned by developers Ballymore who selected HAL Architects to work alongside Arup associates as engineers, Camlins as landscapers and Luis Bustamante to work on the scheme’s interiors....

Eco-Friendly Pod ‘Podzook’

Judy Bernier instantly fell in love with Archipod, a new concept in backyard office design. The sad fact was that they were only available in the UK. After working with Archipod’s inventor Chris Sneesby, the trained architect formed Podzook to bring them to th...

Casa Mirador in the Chilean Coast

With a panoramic views to the distant cliffs of the south Pacific and the Chilean coast located in Valparaiso, Victor Gubbins Browne of Gubbins Arquitectos created “Casa Mirador”, a residence that is a paean to the iconic villa Savoye by Le Corbusier- in...

$23 Million Fairy-Tale Home in Germany

This is $23 million masterpiece house hiding among the green forests of Germany’s Grünwald. Landscaped roofs almost camouflage the nearly 9,000-square-foot home even from an aerial view. One must look closely to spot the curvilinear lines of its wide cedar...

Mountain Museum Nestled Inside the Italian Dolomites by Zaha Hadid

Mountaineer Reinhold Messner is a renowned adventurer who has achieved incredible feats: he was the first person to climb Mount Everest without the aid of an oxygen tank, as well as the first to ascend all 14 mountains around the world that are over 8,000 meters hig...

Playful Tiny Homes by Dan Pauly

Fourth generation wood-working artisan Dan Pauly transforms reclaimed wood into diminutive cabins that look like they’re straight out of a fairy tale. Whether it’s a sauna, outhouse, shed, or actual home, the craftsman is able to create structures that a...

Hybrid Animal and Wildlife Murals Created by Alexis Diaz

Puerto Rican artist Alexis Diaz brings textures and patterns reminiscent of traditional engraving techniques to his murals of phantasmagorical creatures using only a paintbrush. Twisting tentacles, strange fusions of anatomy, beings wrapped in plants, all rendered a...

Tiny House POD Idladla

The POD Idladla is pre-fabricated, modular nano-home that has been crafted in South Africa and which will really provide an eye-catching, versatile space for you to use as you see fit. A home office conducive to creativity is something that we crave and with the POD ...

A Coastal California Home Of Glass And Stone

Carver + Schicketanz designed the Coastlands House for a retired couple in Big Sur, Califonia. “Majestic oaks dominate this north to south sloping site at the edge of the continent, the vast expanse of the Pacific lying to the West. A massive stone base connect...

4 Years To Grow A Church From Trees

The enchantingly beautiful live-tree church in New Zealander Brian Cox’s backyard is already impressive enough, but it’s even more amazing when you learn that it took him only 4 years to create! Cox carefully selected from a wide variety of trees for his...

Conceptual Cliffside ‘Casa Brutale’ on the Aegean Sea

“Casa Brutale” is an unclad statement of simplicity and harmony in contemporary architecture. The conceptual residence, by OPA (open platform for architecture), is a chameleonic living space that teeters on the high cliffs above the aegean sea. It is a st...

Two Moon By Moon Hoon

Architecture firm Moon Hoon have recently completed Two Moon, a private cultural center with a coffee shop and gallery, located in Gyeonggi-do, Korea. “The client: Sometimes, clients bring in a clear idea or a name of a place they envision. This time, a movie...

Gervasutti Hut by Leapfactory

Gervasutti Hut by Leapfactory is a prefabricated building system, ideal for the construction of new alpine accommodation structures. Entirely built off-site, ideal for transport by helicopter and easily installed on location with a limited number of operations. It is...

Laiki Lefkothea Residence in Cyprus

The Laiki Lefkothea project is a contemporary residence with original design twists, developed by Tsikkinis Architecture Studio in Limassol, Cyprus. With a bold facade, the new house stands out in a countryside neighborhood, perfectly suited for family living. Natur...

Playful Murals by Swiss Artist Wes21

With a keen sense of humor and superb control of a spray can, Swiss artist Remo Lienhard (aka Wes21) covers both walls and canvases with his playful sythesis of science fiction and the natural world. The artist imagines a hybrid spaceship ladybug as it blasts into t...

Oak Pass House by Walker Workshop

Oak Pass House is a home located in Beverly Hills, California, USA. The 8,000-square-foot contemporary house was designed by Walker Workshop. “The Oak Pass Main house uses an “Upside Down” program, with public spaces above the bedrooms, which are b...

Floating Hotel with Catamaran by Salt & Water

The project which is developed by Salt & Water design studio with the aim to promote tourism on inland waters won Millennium Yacht Design Award. The floating hotel would be a perfect solution for tourism without any violation of the natural harmony of the place ...

Creative House Overhanging The Harbor by MGArchitects

MGArchitects have designed an extension to a 1890’s heritage house on the waterfront in Hobart, Tasmania. “The client brief called for one renovated 1890 cottage and one small concrete house, both on a single steep waterfront site in Hobart, Tasmania. Her...

Clever Street Art Murals by Caiffa Cosimo

Caiffa Cosimo, a street artist in Italy, creates clever street art murals that interact with and incorporate their surroundings, seeming to leap off of the walls and invade our world. Cosimo has worked on developing his photorealistic street art techniques ever since...

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