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Africa Fintech Foundry Headquarters

Fintech Meets Containers, two of my favorite things have merged, in Africa! -------------- Text description provided by the architects. This project is a technology accelerator and co-working space in Lagos, Nigeria. During the summer of 2016 a competition was launched to design a building for a team of software...

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...

Starburst shipping container home to rise in the California desert

Brilliant use of containers! pleased to see someone thinking outside of the "Box" --------------------------------------------------------------- Don’t rub your eyes—this incredible shipping container home is not a mirage. London-based designer James Whitaker is bringing his crystalline cargotecture vision to life with the Joshua Tree Residence in a rocky California desert. Arranged in a...

House made from Ship Parts

It doesn't always have to be about steel. here is a house made from old wood ship parts! ------------------------------------ The three-bedroom, four-bathroom house is located on a secluded lot surrounded by a wall of 200-foot cedar trees on one side and the Puget Sound on the...

Structural Steel Homes

While steel homes may not sound like the coziest of residences, this design -- inspired by the Wizard of Oz's beloved Tinman -- is a modern work of art. Architect Jun Sekino's unique project boasts striking lines and cold industrial materials, creating a structure that...

Architecture of Resistance

Great new shapes are trickling down from new creative mega projects to residential projects. Cannot wait to see what can be created with concrete and 3D printing. --------------------------------- Architecture of Resistance by Dionisio Gonzalez imagines structures of the future, and how people would live if faced with...