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This Puget Sound eco cabin is made almost entirely from reclaimed materials

Yet another great reuse building from  Olson Kundig! --------------------- Activist and artist Anna Hoover collaborated with architect Les Eerkes from Olson Kundig Architects to build the Scavenger Hut – a beautiful, low-impact cabin hidden in the idyllic landscape of the Puget Sound. The design for the 693-square-foot compact cabin called for both affordability and...

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....

Plot # 1282 / Bernard Khoury / DW5

What a Fabulous shape overall. Plot # 1282 is a residential project located on the northern periphery of Beirut at the proximity of one the city’s abandoned and unused railway terminal, military barracks, leftovers of agricultural land and a 30‐meter wide highway. The zone in which our project...

Zero Energy Tvzeb Studio

Not everything has to be made of steel! ---------------------------------------- This gorgeous zero energy Tvzeb studio boasts all kinds of innovative design strategies - from geothermal and solar energy generation to a Corten steel shell, extensive glazing to maximize views and winter solar gain, LED lighting and wall...

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...