Eco Concepts

Symbiosis of Contemporary Smart Home and Electric Car

Lighting designers from Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a world leader in lighting, have collaborated with the automotive company Renault to create a concept car and smart home presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2017. It is located in Frankfu...

Skyli Trekking Cabin – Cozy Refuge for Hikers

Set along the trails of Iceland, the Skyli Trekking Cabin is a refuge for hikers from the harsh elements. The structure is comprised of four gabled roofs. Although it resembles a tent, this shelter is clad in a steel facade to protect you from the elements. A bright...

Arkup Mobile Overwater Villas

Combining elements of a houseboat, luxury yacht, and oil rig, Arkup Mobile Overwater Villas propose a new solution for maritime living. Designed by Dutch architect Koen Olthuis, the 4,350 square-foot solar-powered inaugural model offers four bedrooms, a living room,...

Comfortable Peanut-Shaped Living Space for Harsh Weather Conditions

Lumishell is a prefabricated dwelling designed to provide a comfortable cocoon habit in different, and potentially harsh, weather conditions. The project is a collaboration between Lumicene, a company that has developed curved, reversible sliding windows, and French...

Futuristic Concept House For Ones Who Saw Everything

This time we want to show you really crazy house – the Pyramid Solo House by TNA Architects. This wild pyramid is just one of 12 ‘ Solo House ‘ projects underway in Matarrana, Spain – a mountainous area in the eastern part of the country. That broade...

Cozy Geodesic Dome to See Total Solar Eclipse

As you might have heard, August 21 will mark the first total solar eclipse seen across the US in almost 100 years. This Solar Eclipse Stay is the ideal way to experience it. You’ll start by spending the night of the 20th in a geodesic dome in rural Oregon, joi...

Floating Manta Ray-Shaped Ferry Terminal By Vincent Callebaut

Architect Vincent Callebaut has designed a floating ferry terminal for Seoul with a form that references the hyperbolic geometry of a Manta Ray. Suspended above the marina and adjacent gardens, the structure offers elevated views across the Han river and Yeouido par...

Dubai Is Building The Region’s Largest Marina And A Truly Spectacular Lighthouse

Dubai is all about its glitz and glam, yes, and it is also about ambitious progression. It is where all the action is happening, infrastructurally-speaking. After a relatively dull year for the oil-rich nation, crude oil prices reduced their pace last year which res...

Biodome – Spherical House Of The Future

Biodome is a unique glass and metal geodesic dome home. They’re earth sheltered and could function simultaneously as a recreational space, classroom, science lab or observatory. Also, the unique aerodynamic structure of the dome allows both warm and cold air to...

New World’s Tallest Tower: Santiago Calatrava’s Tower at Dubai Creek Harbor

Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava has released more images of his proposed Dubai Creek Tower – now under construction and expected to surpass the 828-metre-high Burj Khalifa. The landmark observation tower broke ground earlier this week on Dubai Creek Harbour, ...

Sou Fujimoto Creates a Stacked Rental Space Tower for House Vision Tokyo

Commissioned by the Daito Trust Construction, Sou Fujimoto’s pavilion for House Vision 2 is a response to “redefining the rental house”. Creating a model that visualizes as a interconnected system of pathways, common areas and plant-filled terraces...

TOP 10 Most Amazing Architectural Projects Of The World

There are some pretty amazing buildings being constructed around the world; some of them absolutely defy conventional human civil engineering wisdom and others challenge the laws of gravity. Every year seems to take the bar higher; pioneers of material sciences, civi...

Sustainable Residence And Atelier In Morocco

Located in a rural landscape populated with olive trees, the “Residence-Atelier-Foundation” is oriented to face the majestic white outline of Morocco’s Atlas mountains. Designed by Philippe Barriere, the scheme comprises a private dwelling for the ...

David Tajchman’s Topological Gran Mediterraneo Tower For Tel Aviv

Designed by Belgian architect David Tajchman, the “Gran Mediterraneo” is a conceptual highrise building conceived for the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. The scheme brings together a range of innovative functions, including an automated car-park and induction ...

Remarkable Tubular Glass House Built Around Tree

Kazakh history is rife with stories of people throwing stones, making this glass tree-house, by Kazakh architect Aibek Almassov, the perfect weapon to combat stone proliferation. First designed in 2013, the dream was shattered when investors pulled out; now, however...

Heart Stopping Restaurant over Copper Canyon

Mexican architecture firm Tall Arquitectos just released some renderings of Bire Bitori, the heart stopping cliff side restaurant and cocktail lounge. The concept embeds the establishment within the rock face of the heart-stopping landscape high above Mexico’s...

World’s Greenest Eco Resort In UAE

Baharash Architecture practice has unveiled its design for the world’s greenest eco resort located in the UAE. Situated in Liwa, the UAE’s southern region, the resort is one of several the eco company is planning to instigate over the next few years. The ...

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...

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...

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...

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