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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...

This ship-like hidden retreat is cloaked in the forests of Spain

Great use of Glass and Steel! ------------------------- This ship-like pavilion in Spain reconciles the openness of glass architecture and the need for privacy. Penelas Architects designed the Hidden Pavilion as a quiet retreat that protects its occupants not through the use of curtains or blinds, but by treating the surrounding forest as...

Fly Box / ARO studio

Very monolithic looking! _________________________  ARO has designed a representative center for planning area a new development town in Voi - Lang Giang - Bac Giang. The new center will help homebuyers better understand the appearance, materials, and functions of new life when buying a home here. Link to Full...

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....

ModPools – Cargo Container Pools

Something a little different this week. ---------------------------------------------------------- Modpools’ patent pending pool utilizes the structural rigidity of a modified shipping container to provide end users with a relocatable hot pool. Set up your pool in minutes and take advantage of Modpools’ built in spa. Enjoy your pool all...

War ruins are reborn as a sustainable home in Lebanon

Great repurposed /recycled building turned into something great! ------------- Having survived the Lebanese Civil War as a torture and detention center for militia forces, The House With Two Lives has a colorful past to say the least. So when Lebanese design practice Nabil Gholam Architects was asked to renovate...

Mosman / SAOTA

Great use of concrete. --------------------------------------- Set on the slopes of Mosman, Sydney, this bold and modern home maximises dramatic views and capitalises on the great climate and indoor-outdoor lifestyle in Australia. Designed by award-winning architecture company SAOTA, this home has been created as a primary home for a...