Author: David

Fly Box / ARO studio

Very monolithic looking! _________________________  ARO has designed a representative center for planning area a new development town in Voi - Lang Giang - Bac Giang. The new center will help homebuyers better understand the appearance, materials, and functions of new life when buying a home here. Link to Full...

Architects want to transform an old Dutch bridge into zero-energy apartments

Bridge housing projects are relay catching on!  Love i! ----------------------------------------------------------- In a bid to save, rather than tear down, a historically significant bridge in the Netherlands, Delft-based cepezed architects unveiled an adaptive reuse scheme for turning the defunct bridge into a base for energy-neutral dwellings and a conference center. Created in...

Owl Creek / Skylab

We do love corten steel and concrete! This is a spectacular looking house. ------------------------ Perched on the hillside, with panoramic views of Snowmass Mountain, the Owl Creek Residence was built on the idea that a physical place can deepen the connections between friends, families and the natural world....

ModPools – Cargo Container Pools

Something a little different this week. ---------------------------------------------------------- Modpools’ patent pending pool utilizes the structural rigidity of a modified shipping container to provide end users with a relocatable hot pool. Set up your pool in minutes and take advantage of Modpools’ built in spa. Enjoy your pool all...

War ruins are reborn as a sustainable home in Lebanon

Great repurposed /recycled building turned into something great! ------------- Having survived the Lebanese Civil War as a torture and detention center for militia forces, The House With Two Lives has a colorful past to say the least. So when Lebanese design practice Nabil Gholam Architects was asked to renovate...

My day job is in the Golf Entertainment sector, so seeing this has a special place in my heart! ------------------------ Architecture49 is proud to unveil its latest project, the clubhouse for Golf Exécutif Montréal, located on Nuns’ Island, a green oasis in the St. Lawrence River facing...

Starbucks Opens First Container Store in Taiwan

Even Starbucks has joined in on the trend. ------------------------------------ Hualien City, TAIWAN - Starbucks Taiwan opened its first store in Asia Pacific built from recycled shipping containers. The new Starbucks is the first retailer to open a storefront in the yet-to-be opened Hualien Bay Mall, which is located in...

Mosman / SAOTA

Great use of concrete. --------------------------------------- Set on the slopes of Mosman, Sydney, this bold and modern home maximises dramatic views and capitalises on the great climate and indoor-outdoor lifestyle in Australia. Designed by award-winning architecture company SAOTA, this home has been created as a primary home for a...