Author: David

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Home Design in Harmony with Nature

Natural and relaxing environment with steel accents. ----------------------------------------------------- We've featured quite a few homes with a cantilevered pool, but as this one peeks out at you through the path of vegetation, you can't help but feel invited in. This villa in Singapore, by architects Terre Pte Ltd,...

Electrical and HVAC

Unfortunately last week I missed my weekly update as I had the flue for the first time in a half decade and it was not a pleasant one. In the time I could comprehend, I spent working on the Bedroom 2 and the houses electrical...

INDUSTRIAL ZEN

Unique Zen industrial feel. --------------------------------- Japanese leatherwear brand Sisii is all about bold, natural minimalism, and in Kobe, this raw, stylish energy is embodied in its press office and retail showroom. Breaking away from tried and true interior design conventions, the project's principal architect, Yuko Nagayama of...

Cliff House container house

Creative use of containers. I like that its lifted off the ground and floating. --------------------------------------------- Sustainable design has taken longer to get off the ground in South Africa largely due to expensive construction methods. When Johannesburg-based Architecture For A Change (A4AC) took on the challenge of building...

Bathrooms

In the EI.house v1 we will have 3 bathrooms that I spent most of the time finding parts for, adding to the Database of parts and designing the look and feel of each. Some of the overall requirements are that it matches the surrounding theme...

Internal Detailing

I decided to spend some time this week filling in some of the detailed items in the house. First off was the Entry Way coat rack/shoe rack and umbrella holder. The idea was to make this similar to systems we've seen in Japan, but...

Corten cladding benefits PDF

We decided to use Corten as the major siding component, as it meets our keep the maintenance minimal and industrial looking requirement. Have a look: -------------------------------------------------- Weathering steel, best-known under the trademark COR-TEN steel and sometimes written without the hyphen as corten steel, is a group of...

Energy, Water and Air

This was a busy week for me in my day job, which carried over to the weekend. I was able to clean up the Tesla Solar roof line to look a little more clean as well as the solar and cor-ten walls. Its starting...

hyde + hyde architects design a house for a photograph

This house was a big influence for its clean lines, large glass and corten steel cladding. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Welsh practice hyde + hyde architects designed a home for a photographer in a disused quarry on the edge of brecon national park as an object placed on the landscape...