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How Architects Design For An Aging Population

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The growth in the number of adults  65 years and older will double over the next 25 years. This statistic creates a demographic that is unprecedented in America’s history, as stated in The State of Aging and Health in America. What happens when 20% of the population is elderly? What are the consequences of this […]

Sculptural Chair Design Adding Cheerfulness to Modern Interior Schemes

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The mere sight of this sculptural chair design by Italian product manufacturer Binome inspires cheerfulness and a loose approach to sober modern-life aspects. We love the colorful swing-ring look, as well as its chubby, almost humorous character. The Acari chair proudly displays a  resin rubber base, fiberglass cloth cushions and oak-wood legs. Well rounded and smooth, […]

Extravagant Star Wars House With Control Room For A Jedi

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Referencing the cult saga Star Wars, South Korean architectural bureau Moon Hoon Land designed and implemented Star Wars House, a futuristic building with a flashy character. Its name and design are driven from the the childhood dream of the owner- that of someday becoming an astronaut. The irregular-shaped dwelling is located in a calm suburb […]

Bungalow Makeover in Québec With Large Openings: Lausanne House Project

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Lausanne House project is the architectural equivalent of bungalow renovation in Québec, Canada. Opting for a sober and elegant exterior, Hatem+D Architecture installed a cover of pale grey wood at the level of the main block and a mixture of fibrocement and black bricks. A second floor was added, which accommodates three large bedrooms. According to […]

Box-Shaped Japanese Home With Spectacular Views of Omura Bay: Y7-House

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Displaying a highly minimalist architecture approach, Y7-House by Architect Show is located in a scenic landscape in Omura, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. The rectangular box-shaped residence takes advantage of a hillside position, ensuring extensive views over Omura Bay. Elevated on a concrete base, the structure is intended to have a minimum impact on the environment. This […]

Life Saving Technology Helps Workers Escape Burning Skyscrapers [Video]

Residents and workers in skyscrapers and other tall buildings are often trapped in case of a fire. The newly developed Evacuator offers a last resort, allowing them to slowly and safely descend on a steel cable outside of the building. Worldwide the device can save thousands of lives, from residents in tall buildings to mechanics […]

Striking Home Extension Creatively Enhancing a Pavilion-Type Residence in Belgium

House AND is the result of an inspiring home extension implemented by adn Architectures in Anderlues, Belgium. The residence is one of the many pavilion type homes widely produced in Belgium. According to the architects, the flip-side to the standardization of these houses is a reduction in quality, both in terms of both space and […]

How To Make Your Roof Last For Decades

  The knowledge that you get to come home to a roof over your head is one of the most rewarding parts of being a homeowner. The knowledge that you’ll eventually have to replace that roof, however, is often one of the most daunting. With roof replacement costs averaging nearly $34,500, according to the 2014 […]

Scandinavian One-Room Apartment Exuding Great Taste and Peaceful Living

Open the door to this lovely Scandinavian one-room apartment in the center of Gothenburg and you will soon realize there is something special about how it feels. Despite a relatively small surface of 50 square meters, this is a dream home for anyone in search of a quiet and elegant place to live. Because of […]

Handcrafted Walnut Para Hammock Inducing Relaxation and Daydreaming

From time to time, we like to integrate a relaxation-inducing post on Freshome, to help you remember to unwind. Designed by Chaffee Graham of 4th Period Woodshop, the Para Hammock is a highly welcoming, tension-relieving furniture piece. The unconventional swing is made using over 700 pieces of Walnut that are all connected in an integrated […]

Threshold Between the City and the Mountain Park: Syncline House in Colorado

Conceived as a threshold between the city and the mountain park, the massive Syncline House developed by Arch11 near Boulder, Colorado is a modern living retreat. The residence was especially envisioned for an entrepreneurial and professional rock climbing couple who simply wanted a place where they could leave the city behind. Throughout the planning process, […]

Lovely Range of Themed Children’s Beds Mixing Fun, Play and Rest

Balancing fun and rest, these new children’s beds from Danish company Lifetime are a treat. The collection below features special themes ranging from pirates and princesses to Morrocan style materials and airplanes. These fun sleeping solutions provide kids with more than just a place to rest their heads as they also double up as play […]

Stylish Open-Plan Apartment in Taipei Showcasing Futuristic Design Ideas

This stylish open-plan apartment envisioned and implemented by J.C. Architecture is located in a busy area of ​​the city of Taipei, Taiwan. Tea-Art project is situated on the third floor of a large building, overlooking a park. The atmosphere of calm and comfort is ensured  through a neutral color palette and items of furniture made […]

Stylish Modern Ranch in the Hollywood Hills Exuding a Welcoming Feel

This Modern Ranch in the Beachwood Canyon neighborhood of the Hollywood Hills is a spacious home with abundant natural light and a great indoor/outdoor feel. Built by Kenihan Development, the residence accommodates three  bedrooms and two bathrooms and is currently listed for sale at $1,199,000. As you step inside, you will be greeted by stylish […]

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