Urban Design

Tiny Wind & Solar Powered Ecocapsule

Ecocapsules, designed by Bratislava-based Nice Architects, promise to let anyone live off the grid for up to a year. Each unit is equipped with solar panels, a retractable wind-turbine, and a design that captures rain water. Inside, you’ll find a kitchenette w...

ZA OVD 919 Family Residence in Cape Town by SAOTA

SAOTA together with interior designer Debra Parkington, have designed a new home in Bantry Bay, Cape Town, South Africa. “The Brief was to create a spectacular home which encapsulated the expansive 360 degree mountain and sea views. Though views out were paramo...

Dubai Floating Luxury Villa ‘Floating Seahorse’

Launched at the Dubai International Boat Show, Kleindienst Group‘s “Floating Seahorse” is a contemporary marine yacht that boasts underwater rooms with breathtaking views. Intelligently designed, engineered and developed in Dubai, the unique concep...

Cozy Dune House by Marc Koehler Architects

Marc Koehler Architects was commissioned to design Dune House by two brothers and their families for a sandy plot on the island of Terschelling, located off the northern coast of the Netherlands. “The concept of the house is inspired by the dune landscape of on...

Contemporary Wooden Valley House by Plan Bureau

Valley House is a contemporary wooden cabin designed by Plan Bureau and located in Ukraine. Kostiantyn Kuvika, the principal architect of the project, was inspired by the natural asymmetry of the mountains while creating the Valley House concept. Unique shape of the...

Grand Cancun Eco Island

The eco island is the next step in noninvasive architecture that actively improves the environment. To commemorate the 50 th anniversary of Cancun’s development into a worldwide tourist destination, designer Richard Moreta Castillo has envisioned the Grand Can...

Glacier National Park – Izaak Walton Inn

The Izaak Walton Inn is a unique family-owned retreat that borders the southern boundary of Glacier National Park. Open year round ,Izaak Walton Inn provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy nature. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Izaak Walton...

Apartment at The Top of a Historic Ski Jump

Airbnb has a good practice of running contests to win a night in an unusual place. We’ve already written about their latest contest – lucky winner went to amazing hotel at 9,000ft in the French Alps. And this time winner went to stay in an apartment at t...

Reception Center for Visitors in Quebec

Today we want to show you unusual and creative building. Architects France Ducharme and Martin Dufour have designed a reception center for visitors to the Aditus development in Harrington, Quebec, Canada. This striking visitor center makes an appearance in the fores...

Bray’s Island SC Modern I by SBCH Architects

Bray’s Island SC Modern I is a private home located in Bray Island, Sheldon, South Carolina, USA. It was designed by SBCH Architects. The design for this stunning single family residence began and ended with its compelling site. “On a piece of dry ground...

Street Artist Shows Anatomy of Cartoon Characters

Vienna-based street artist Nychos seems to have a fascination with anatomical diagrams, turning some of his murals into creepy dissections. His signature style features the anatomy of his characters, layer by layer, through colorful, explosive compositions. And his f...

Tree Snake Houses in Portugal’s Pedras Salgadas Park

In the heart of the Pedras Salgadas Park in Portugal, Luís and Tiago Rebelo de Andrade of Rebelo de Andrade Studio have created these interesting looking Tree Snake Houses. The tree houses aren’t build among the branches of a high tree, but instead...

Stunning 3D Murals by German Street Artist 1010

Today we want to show you some great wall murals created by German street artist 1010. He created several of his fantastic spray paint portals in locations around Germany, Panama, and the United States. 1010 brings surprising layers of depth to drab facades and blank...

Stone and Concrete SC Villa in the Mountains

This minimalistic home was designed by YTAA Youssef Tohme Architects and Associates in the mountains of Akoura, Lebanon. Found at an altitude of more than 3,900, the private property is rural, difficult to get to, and beautiful to behold. The house echoes the extrem...

Sculptural Playground Forest Loops in Japan

Suppose Design Office have designed Forest Loops, a sculptural playground in Hamakita, Japan. “The concept of this project is an implementation of natural forests. Forest is an representation of growth in nature, it is growing/expanding day by day and lies in be...

Airplane Hotel in the Netherlands

Airplane Suite or as it’s called Vliegtuigsuite Teuge is a singular hotel destination. Stationed in the Teuge Airport, in The Netherlands, the plane was originally built in 1960 and measures 131 feet in length. This unique aeroplane suite still has a fully-equ...

Dom’Up: Suspended Treehouse Cabin

With Dom’Up, a suspension style cabin that promises, you can take your outdoor adventures to new heights. Dutch arboriculturist Bruno de Grunne and architect Nicolas d’Ursel from Trees and People, are behind this innovative invention that features a UV-r...

Humorous Street Art of French Artist Levalet

French artist Charles Leval aka Levalet injects humor into the streets of Paris. He creates life-sized posters of people that seem to be interacting with the surrounding neighborhood, some playful and others more mischievous. To find the perfect spots for his works,...

The Pole House in Australia by F2 Architecture

F2 Architecture have designed the Pole House, perched high above the scenic Great Ocean Road in Australia. “Perched high above the Southern Ocean on Australia’s famous Great Ocean Road, the Pole House by F2 Architecture is a great example of the power of ...

200 Year Old Structure Hides Underground Modern Stone House

A 200 year old existing stone house in Linescio, Switzerland was renovated by Buchner Bründler Architekten with a distinctive, minimalistic approach. The house has been completely left in its original state on the outside, while in the interior, a house within...

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