October 2017

Bigwood / Olson Kundig

Great use of Steel, Glass, Wood and old factory parts ------------------------------ When I first visited this site, the owner and I immediately had the idea for a building that seems to be emerging out of the landscape. The east end of the house is buried, while the...

This garden house grows enough food for three generations of one family

Love the idea of being self supportive. Our plans call for a greenhouse built in directly behind the Kitchen. -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Vietnamese firm Vo Trong Nhia Architects are no strangers to bringing green space indoors, but their new Binh House can actually grow enough food for three generations of one large family....

Floating Olson Kundig home

Great use of space clad in Corten Steel, Glass and Concrete. -------------------------------------------------------- Seattle-based firm, Olson Kundig Architects unveiled a brilliant T-shaped home called Rimrock whose elongated design ‘floats’ over a local wildlife trail. Located deep in the forest of Spokane, Washington, the 5,200-square-foot structure is supported by a platform that...