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Cafe Infinity / RJDL

Looks like there is a trend with fast/cafe with containers! ------------------------------- Cafe Infinity located at ITS Dental College, Greater Noida is designed to be used as a recreational space for students, faculty and patients alike. The vision was to design a sustainable structure that goes beyond the...

Yarrbat Residence

Sleek and modern. -------------------------------------------- Yarrbat Avenue in Balwyn is like many streets in Melbourne’s inner eastern suburbs. It is a quiet residential street that reflects no particular historical period, but has fine examples of the various housing styles built throughout the last 100 years. Also, like many streets in...

Hai D3 Offices / waiwai

Commercial container use in the desert! ------------------------------------- Hai d3 is a development that was conceived to be the incubator space for the development of UAE’s hub for emerging local creative talents, the Dubai Design District. It was meant to be a temporary facility with a 5-year program of use,...

Sustainable desert home

Concrete and Corten steel even look great in desert settings! -------------------------- Las Vegas-based Hoogland Architecture designed the Arroyo House, a forever home for a couple with a penchant for the outdoors and sustainable design. Located in the tiny town of Blue Diamond just outside Las Vegas in the Mojave Desert, the...

Bridge House

Love any house called "Bridge House" --------------------------------- The project is located in an area ​​100 x 50 meters, located in a forest of Ulmos, Melis Myrtles and other native species. It is crossed longitudinally by a stream, modeling the topography of the soil.  The stream and its path through...

La Héronnière

A mono tone upcycled house! ------------------------------------- La Héronnière’s conceptual approach proposes an interpretation of the notion of recycling. We offer a reflection on the importance of maintaining a theoretical issue in our practice, which seems undermined by the public’s sole interest today in the technical dimension: “sustainable development”. La...

Shipping Container Housing for Cairo

Hope these get built. --------------------------------------------- UAE based architects Mouaz Abouzaid, Bassel Omara and Ahmed Hammad have designed a shipping container housing project for Cairo, Egypt. Dubbed ‘Sheltainer’, the project aims to address a need for low-income, student and refugee housing. The design focuses on Egyptian life around a...

1850s barn in Italy becomes a modern, sustainable family home

Beautiful reuse project! ----------------------- Located at the foot of UNESCO World Heritage site Alpe di Siusi in the Italian province of South Tyrol, Messner House represents adaptive reuse at its finest. The project was organized by Italian architecture firm noa* (Network of Architecture), who was adamant about respecting the...