eco Tag

Campinarana House

Very open air house utilizing a lot of Coreten and concrete. ------------------------ The Amazon, more than any other area on the planet, requires climate-appropriate architectural strategies. The natural and environmental conditions are extreme and the proximity of the equatorial zone requires an architecture oriented towards thermal comfort...

Design Hostel

What is possible with quick build containers. -------------------- In their previous life, the 25-m2 overseas containers transported consumer goods across the ocean; today, the 63 containers have been transformed into a hostel where keen travelers can dream of the open seas. With its construction from recycled intermodal...

Gerês House / Carvalho Araújo

Really like the floating nature and heavy use of concrete & wood. -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Gerês house is located on a steep slope in the Caniçada Valley where there was a small house and a stream. The existing building was located in an upper level of the land eventually liable...

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...