Tag Archives: Oshawa

The Spinning, Tilting House

 8 feet wide and 44 feet long, it is the size of a shipping container and could easily be mass produced and transported economically. It has a minimal foundation, supported by a single post, treading lightly on the earth. It is raised high off the ground, which is great for installation in areas prone to flooding. It rotates to follow the sun or the view. It tips for access. It’s also an art installation and sadly not a house, but interesting nonetheless. 

It’s All About the Elevation

First impressions always last long, whether you are meeting someone or approaching a house. And when it is about a home, the facade is naturally the first thing a visitor chances upon before they enter the abode. Innovative and creative architects always try to ensure that the facade is truly beautiful. Their choice of material for a façade may range from concrete to wood, stone, brick, glass or even metal.

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Homes by Famous Architects That You Can Rent

We had the pretty incredible opportunity to take up residence in a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed space in San Francisco for our latest goop MRKT—and it was a transformative, why-can’t-we-live-like-this-everyday kind of experience. We started digging around and compiled a list of homes around the world that you can actually occupy as vacation rentals. While some stays are more luxurious than others, they all offer a real window into how these famous artists and architects believe daily living ought to be.
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