Urban Design

25 Prefab Shipping Container Homes

Living in a shipping container home is a really cool idea. None of that brick and mortar, for once, but only large and empty boxes that you fill up with your belongings and convert into a liveable space.

Curved House by Daluz Gonzalez Architekten

Daluz Gonzalez Architekten created a wonderful house in Base, Switzerland. “Close to Basel, in an environment of family detached houses, we propose to realise one house of 6.5 Rooms with two main conditions: short execution time, and a tight budget. The object ...

Curve Appeal 3D-Printed House

As 3D printing has evolved, the projects have become more and more ambitious. Case in point: the Curve Appeal 3D-Printed House. Designed by WATG, the 1,000-square-foot residence will be printed using Branch Tecnchology’s freeform process, making it the first o...

Modern House with an Ocean View in Suzaki

Japanese Hiraoka Architects‘ house in Suzaki, Izu peninsula, Japan, is set on top of a hill with a beautiful view of the ocean and mountains. To make the view available for the inhabitants, the architects have suspended the transparent box – the living s...

Triangular Micro House by Felipe Campolina

The HT refuge by Felipe Campolina is a micro-habitat created as a cozy and affordable solution for those who enjoy a weekend escape from the city. Proposed as fast construction system, the 40 sq.m module uses prefabricated blocks combined with small sections of stee...

Luxury Two Story Townhouse by Claridge Construction

Located in Henley Beach, Australia, this contemporary two-story house was designed in 2018 by Claridge Construction. ” What was once a dated home on a large block with dual street frontage, neighbouring park and reserve; gave way to four modern and luxurious t...

Mono Cabin – Minimalist Tiny House Prefab

You can order this tiny prefab cabin for under $22K and place it anywhere you desire. Mono is the culmination of years of engineering and design, with every detail meticulously planned, and every material tirelessly sourced. The little retreat measures nine feet wid...

Old Short School Bus Turned Into A Tiny House

There’s no denying how popular the adventure van trend has become – and it makes sense, as putting your home on wheels is one of the best ways to see more of the world. But while most folks turn to vehicle customizers and/or pre-built examples, some folks are...

Moon-Shaped Opera House in China

A lightweight, yet dynamic structure designed by Beijing Institute of Architectural Design (BIAD), sits on the shores of Zhuhai island, in China’s Guangdong province. Blending naturally within the sea and sky with a pure and elegant form, the Zhuhai Opera Hous...

The Conker – Automotive Ultimate Living Pod

Ex-Rolls Royce engineer Jag Virdie is out to offer an affordable solution to pricey housing – and in style. Conker Living is his entrepreneurial startup that’s garnering attention for its versatile £21,000 (US$27,000) 10-square-meter home pods, eac...

Minimalist Wooden Cabin Nolla for Simple Lifestyle

Finnish renewable energy company Neste has created the Nolla cabin, a prototype of a zero emission housing you can erect anywhere – with no traces left behind. The Nolla (zero) cabin, designed by Finnish designer Robin Falck, is located just outside Helsinki city ...

Breathtaking Giant Hands Bridge In Vietnam

A bridge located above Da Nang’s Ba zna hills, in Vietnam, has attracted a lot of attention for its two giant hands which seemingly lift the structure into the sky. Standing on the Golden Bridge, visitors can admire the whole infinite scenery and majestic moun...

‘By The Way House’ by Polish Architect Robert Konieczny of KWK Promes

The “By The Way House” was built by Polish architect Robert Konieczny of KWK Promes, with the driveway “wrapping” the home and making up the roof and walls to create an unbroken ribbon. Occupying an isolated part of central Poland and overloo...

Northern Wisps Nordic Cabins

Like the Nordic gods that they represent, these cabins by Bartosz Domiczek are just a concept, but they are very beautiful. Still, the Northern Wisps Cabins are one concept we would like to see come to life. Ensconced in the Icelandic Thórsmörk (Valley o...

Red Rocks Residence – Modern Mountain House With a Pool

Designed by “The Ranch Mine” an award-winning husband and wife led architecture firm based in Phoenix, Arizona, this spectacular residence clings to the side of a camelback mountain. The Red Rocks House has over 2000 square feet of shaded exterior patios...

Eye Of The Storm Beach House In South Carolina

South Carolina’s beaches are nothing if not beautiful, but owning a home there comes with a big caveat: sometimes you have to weather hurricanes. Of course, you’ll be much better prepared to do so if you move into the ‘Eye of the Storm’ dome-s...

AirShip002 Airbnb In Scottish Highlands

The Scottish Highlands are majestic lands, situated above the Atlantic Ocean. The area, while scarcely populated by people, is instead populated by towering mountains, yawning fields of grass, placid lochs – and this tiny, submarine-like home located by the Isle o...

Viewing Platform in Giblartar from Former Military Lookout

Arc Designs has created a cantilevered viewing platform, and walkway with a glazed floor, perched on one of the highest points of the Rock of Gibraltar. Named Skywalk, the viewing platform is built above an existing WWII military platform in the Upper Rock Nature Re...

Shipwreck Lodge on Namibia’s Skeleton Coast

Just off Namibia’s Skeleton Coast is litany of shipwrecks. Foggy conditions and rocks caused the demise of many boats over the years. We don’t recommend sleeping in one of those shipwrecks, but we do recommend sleeping in one of these. Natural Selection,...

Modern Beach House with Beautiful Views of the Ocean

This beautiful house of open spaces coated in fabulous wood and walls of glass, which lets us clearly set our eyes on marvelous exterior, was undertaken by architectural firm John Wardle Architects. It was designed in 2012 and was built in the Australian city of Fai...

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