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Green Houses

Using solar panels as wall and ceiling material. This is the idea I plan to do as well, but in a more artistic way. ------------------------- There is a story behind nearly every design I conceive. Very often the story is about coincidence or even a failure that...

Bigwood / Olson Kundig

Great use of Steel, Glass, Wood and old factory parts ------------------------------ When I first visited this site, the owner and I immediately had the idea for a building that seems to be emerging out of the landscape. The east end of the house is buried, while the...

This garden house grows enough food for three generations of one family

Love the idea of being self supportive. Our plans call for a greenhouse built in directly behind the Kitchen. -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Vietnamese firm Vo Trong Nhia Architects are no strangers to bringing green space indoors, but their new Binh House can actually grow enough food for three generations of one large family....

Starburst shipping container home to rise in the California desert

Brilliant use of containers! pleased to see someone thinking outside of the "Box" --------------------------------------------------------------- Don’t rub your eyes—this incredible shipping container home is not a mirage. London-based designer James Whitaker is bringing his crystalline cargotecture vision to life with the Joshua Tree Residence in a rocky California desert. Arranged in a...

House made from Ship Parts

It doesn't always have to be about steel. here is a house made from old wood ship parts! ------------------------------------ The three-bedroom, four-bathroom house is located on a secluded lot surrounded by a wall of 200-foot cedar trees on one side and the Puget Sound on the...

The P.A.T.H. Home Creates More Energy Than It Uses

Perfect mix of wood and glass in this box shaped Eco Friendly home. ---------------------------------------------------- The P.A.T.H. homes are a line of homes developed by Slovenian prefabricated housing specialist Riko in collaboration with French designer and architect Philippe Starck. The P.A.T.H. or Prefabricated Accessible Technological Homes are...

The Ga On Jai House

Great use of materials and mix of multiple build techniques. -------------------------------------- In response to a Korean client's request to build a home that makes full use of the land of a previous structure and a private garden space, local Korean architecture and design firm IROJE KHM...