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Modern rammed earth home

Epic Rammed Earth home, very time consuming to build but well worth the outcome. ___________________________ Named after the way light bounces off of its angled walls and ceilings, Dancing Light is an award-winning dwelling nestled in the desert town of Paradise Valley, Arizona. Local architecture practice Kendle Design...

World’s largest 3D-printed building

It was only a matter of time. A zero waste 3D printed building. ----------------------------- Quickly gaining popularity as an affordable and sustainable way to build, 3D printing is becoming a go-to construction choice for architects around the world. In fact, one Boston-based company, Apis Cor, well-known for its 3D-printed architecture,...

Carroll House / LOT-EK

Wedge shaped container house! ----------------------------- Carroll House is a single-family residence located in a typical 25x100-feet Brooklyn corner lot. 21 shipping containers are stacked and cut diagonally along top and bottom, generating a monolithic and private volume within the urban fabric. The diagonal cut modifies the conventional ground-floor...

Two Hulls / Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

Sure love us some cantilevers! ---------------------------------------- This project is situated in a glaciated, coastal landscape, with a cool maritime climate. The geomorphology of the site consists of granite bedrock and boulder till, creating pristine white sand beaches, and turquoise waters. The two pavilions float above the shoreline...

Holiday Inn Express by Chapman Taylor

Even Holiday Inn is on this trend! ----------------------------------------- Architecture firm Chapman Taylor unveiled images of the recently completed Holiday Inn Express at Manchester’s Trafford City – the first hotel in the North West to be built using a special type of volumetric modular construction based on steel...

Clay House by Budi Pradono

Perfect looking mountainside house using containers. -------------------------------- The home is organized with open layouts and positioned to optimize views of the outdoors. The home is organized with open layouts and positioned to optimize views of the outdoors. A shipping container brings a sense of drama to this...

Heatherwick Studio Silo Hotel

Old grain silo to stunning hotel! --------------------------------------------- Prolific architecture firm Heatherwick Studio has updated an abandoned silo in Cape Town with beautiful pillowed glass windows. The former silo building has sat at the heart of the Table Bay harbor since 1924 and, out of respect for the beloved landmark, the architects...

UPCycle Offices / Gensler

Already loving this one! ------------------------- Positioned at the heart of vibrant East Austin, Gensler Austinhas converted an old single-story warehouse into creative office. Built in 1972, the 65,000 square foot warehouse’s unique appearance was preserved while transforming the structure into a modern space optimized for collaboration.  As the former...