Rectangular volumes, a simple design line and a glossy interior. A one-of-a-kind home. This is how would I describe The Summit House, a residential project designed by Habitat Studio & Workshop… in Edmonton, Canada. The house accommodates fine pieces of artwork, a wide relaxing terrace and a “recharge-your-batteries” type of back courtyard. The best thing about this house are definitely
Power plants are not exactly the most captivating buildings in the world. We are used to seeing concrete smoke- discharging giants which we usually characterize as contaminating. Centerbrook Architects and Planners… developed Hotchkiss Biomass Power Plant, a 16,500-square-foot structure that impresses due to its ingenious architecture and environmentally-friendly features.
The plant burns sustainably harvested wood-chips to heat 85 buildings that
Whether your kitchen is a fixer-upper from decades ago or your laminate countertop and linoleum floor have seen better days, it may be time to modernize your kitchen. With all of the new ideas out on the market from creative uses of colors, modern appliances and innovative materials there is a world of kitchen amenities to bring your kitchen into…
Have you started planning your summer getaway? Today we would like to get you in a relaxed, holiday mood by sharing some photos captured at Qualia…, a resort located on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef region in Australia. The Hamilton Island retreat offers an array of luxury accommodation units in the shape of secluded pavilions, each with
We have a soft spot for unthinkable objects used in recycling projects. This Giant Lipstick by artist Agne Kisonaite of Agne Art… is an installation made it out of 5000+ used lipstick tubes, measuring a height of 2.5 meters and an overall weight of 200 kilograms. As you can see in the photos below, its size is truly impressive and
This 300 square meter house envisioned by Roland Stanczyk is located in a gated community 20 kilometers away from the center of Warsaw, Poland. Interior space division was rearranged in cooperation with design studio APA Kuryłowicz …before the house was built. Ground floor creates one open space. Entrance hall is separated from the living room by a glass wall. Tall
We like the sophisticated design style displayed in the newest residential project defined by Toby Long Design and Cipriani Studios Design… in Burlingame, California. The cladding tiles work wonderfully with the wood and the concrete, creating a unique and modern home. The house is warm and welcoming, characterised by transparence and breeziness. Explore the lush vegetation, that surrounds this Burlingame
Make your home today the home of tomorrow is the brand commitment made by SONTE…, who launched a futuristic solution for replacing natural shade with digitally controlled lighting. The system consists of a smart film which can go from transparent to non-transparent in less than a second. How does this apply to home design? Well… the film can be
The English firm McGarry-Moon Architects… renewed a stone barn, transforming it into a lovely picturesque home with plenty of interesting elements of modern inspiration. The Loughloughan Barn is located in Broughshane, Northern Ireland, UK. The architects kept the original stone structure, yet they implemented modern sustainable ideas, in order to create a comfortable, nature-friendly home environment. The new structure, dynamic,
Les Bébés Cupcakery is an adorable little cupcake shop designed by the multidisciplinary artists from JC Architecture…, in Taipei. One can say that this is, literally, the home of sweets. The place is quite transparent and this is actually a good thing because it gives you the possibility to look inside and observe everything: from the exquisite little cakes
When you see so many colors integrated in playful offices, the main brand that comes to mind is Google. Today we would like to give you a tour of Google’s thriving new campus, located in Dublin and designed by Camenzind Evolution… in collaboration with local firm Henry J. Lyons Architects. The giant 47’000 m2 workspace currently represents the Google EU
Located in a quiet, wooded area, House K by GRAUX & BAEYENS Architecten offers a family refuge equipped with high living standards. The owners’ brief requested a building that would provide enough light and views, but with no compromises in privacy. A light brown/beige brick was chosen for the exterior finish, contrasted elegantly by white and black aluminum.
Surprising and practical, the Arara Nômade storage unit envisioned by Brazil-based designers André Pedrini & Ricardo Freisleben… caught our attention :”The design is a unique play on the easy-to-assemble furniture we all love. The closet requires no screws or glue to assemble, it is merely an intuitive structure that is easily packed and unpacked.” This ingenious closet may not
Who doesn’t think of ways to bring some adventure right into the heart of their apartment? Architects Ruetemple… took on a challenging project: to design a 33 square meter place in Moscow for two students, a sister and a brother. The new studio had to provide good opportunities for studying, as well as for recreation. You can see the results