Hurricane-proof floating homes are packed with green features

Not to Industrial, but Great use of space and has some impressive green features. -------------------------------------- These solar-powered, zero-emissions floating homes are packed with green goodness. Designed by Dutch architect Koen Olthuis with Waterstudio in collaboration with Arkup, an “avant-garde life on water” company based in Miami, the...

45m2 Home / Ashari Architects

Great use of pulley systems! ------------------------------------- The goal of this project was to transform an existing storage on the roof of a residential apartment to a livable place. Considering the fact that existing space was very limited, design team initial concept was to incorporate all the residential...

Set sail on these sustainable homes made from old cargo ships

Why not! ------------------------------ Dutch firm Studio Komma is working on a ground-breaking circular housing concept that would transform cargo ships into luxury homes. The Marine-doc Estate is an ambitious project that will develop various sustainable communities featuring multiple retired merchant ships converted into luxury eco-homes with expansive green roofs and plenty...

Casa Bruma’s blackened concrete pavilions create a serene retreat in Mexico

Simple elegance with interconnected concrete cubes. -------------------------------------------------------------- Architects Fernanda Canales and Claudia Rodriguez completed a unique weekend home that consists of nine pavilion-like volumes, each carefully positioned for optimal views. Located in a rural site just a few hours outside Mexico City, the 6,500-square-foot holiday retreat — named Casa Bruma...