Urban Design

Unique Cabin Built Among The Rocky Coast of Norway

Architecture firm Lund Hagem have designed a small cabin, located in Sandefjord, Norway. The site was originally home to two small sheds, which have since been replaced by the cabin. Nestled between large rocks and dense vegetation, the new building has a roof that...

Cement-Clad Melbourne House With Perforated Screens

Perforated screens cover the windows of this cement-clad house in Melbourne by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects, allowing light from within to shine through circular openings. Jackson Clements Burrows designed the house as an “open-plan sanctuary in the inne...

Unique Treehotel in Sweden

Treehotel offers a unique hotel experience: treerooms with contemporary design in the middle of unspoiled nature. Here you can forget about the time constraints of everyday life, enjoy the serenity, and rejuvenate in a sophisticated yet familiar environment. Treehot...

The Red House in Oslo, Norway by JVA Architects

Take a look at the Red House by JVA. It’s set in the suburbs of Oslo, Norway, in the frequently snow-covered hills. The house’s most defining feature is its red paint job, that sticks out like a sore thumb among the hill that it sits on. The house has tw...

Contemporary Villa New Water in Netherlands

Villa New Water is a contemporary residence located in Naaldwijk, the Netherlands. It was designed by Waterstudio.NL, an architectural firm with the primary focus on developing solutions for problems raised by urbanization and climate change. Their continuous planni...

Underwater Eco-Village Plans To Recycle Rubbish Into ‘Seascrapers’

Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut developed plans for an amazing oceanic city built out of recycled rubbish. This futuristic building proposal extends 1,000 meters down into the depths of the sea, and plans to be made entirely of 3D-printed plastic waste materials...

Casa Golf From Concrete Planes by Luciano Kruk

Argentinean architect Luciano Kruk has recently completed Casa Golf located in the center of the Costa Esmeralda development near Buenos Aires, Argentina. The site sits adjacent to a golf course and contains a sizable hill that places the structure at a higher level...

Pool House Built With a Curved Concrete Shell

42mm Architecture were asked by their clients to create an extension to their home in New Delhi, India, that would include a home theatre, lounge, pool area, changing room and gym. The architects decided to create a variety of buildings that would house their clients...

Museum of Tomorrow by Santiago Calatrava Opens in Rio de Janeiro

Designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, the Museu do Amanhã (the Museum of Tomorrow), is set to open its doors in Rio de Janeiro’s burgeoning Puerto Maravilha neighborhood. Conceived as an innovative cultural space addressing the future of the...

The Alpod – A Mobile Home from Aluminium For The Future

Conceived as a mobile home of the future, “The Alpod”, developed by James Law Cybertecture, Aluhouse and Arup explores modular construction based on creating a flexible and open-plan living space. The lightweight shell composed of aluminum makes the modu...

Contemporary And Cozy Round Homes ‘Skydome’

Russian company Skydom has created a series of dwellings that revolve around a contemporary rounded structure. Skydome has six different models that vary in size, starting at 34 square meters and going up to 300 square meters. Although the living space varies, the c...

Company Builds Hobbit Houses In Just 3 Days

Ever wanted to live in the Middle-earth? A company called Green Magic Homes came up with an idea to build tiny prefabricated houses that look exactly like Hobbit holes and can be assembled by 3 people in a few days time! Just like Hobbit holes, these houses are desig...

Faralda Crane Hotel in Amsterdam

This thrilling hotel in Harlingen, Netherlands, will provide a novel sleeping experience for guests if they have the head for heights to stay there.The Faralda Crane Hotel is just that, a boutique hotel with just three suites, that are located inside a crane in Amst...

1950s Grain Silo Transformed into a Cozy Home for Two

Architect Christoph Kaiser has repurposed a 1950s-era grain silo, transforming it into a cozy home he shares with his wife. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, the dwelling is a stunning example of what’s possible with an unconventional – and previously uninha...

Twin Houses: 2 Different Homes from the Same 5 Shapes

William O’Brien Jr. was approached by a pair of brothers to design vacation homes for each of their families on one plot of land in upstate NY, USA. The brothers wanted their homes to be the same but different and wanted the concept to revolve around the mathem...

Asymmetric Nature Shelters Along The Danish Archipelago

Along the coast of Denmark in the South Fyn archipelago, there are islands known for their pristine and nature-abundant landscape. Offering visitors an opportunity to be immersed in the rural outdoors, Aarhus-based firm LUMO architects have created a series of shelte...

ODA’s Futuristic Midtown Tower Features ‘Private Sky Gardens’

ODA Architecture is throwing back to the Space Age with its latest designs for a tower at 303 East 44th Street, which is being developed by Triangle Equities. The top half of the building will feature 16-foot gaps between every two floors that are separated by white ...

Smart Flower Lamps Bloom When Pedestrians Stand Under Them

HQ Architects have designed a set of giant flowers that bloom and react to pedestrians and transportation. Located in Vallero Square in the heart of Jerusalem in Israel, the flowers have been installed as part of the municipality’s effort to improve the urban ...

Unique ‘Cella Bar’ in Portugal

FCC Arquitectura, together with interior designer Paulo Lobo, have designed the Cella Bar, in Madalena, Portugal. “The building is the result of a regenerative transformation and expansion of a small pre-existing structure that had been abandoned for many years...

Impressive Murals from Silhouetted Figures

The duo of artists David de la Mano & Pablo S. Herrero uses only black paint to create creative murals – silhouetted figures of trees, whales, and human forms. These murals are located in different parts of the world – from Winter Haven, Florida to Gd...

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