A panorama of views extending a full 360 degrees from this house on a gently slopes house by a forest. See more at Homedit.
Aquatecture may just be the next big wave in architecture, as a radical, eco-friendly solution to the rising water dilemmas around the world. Architects are turning their talents towards the sea with new designs emerging all over the world, from minimalistic, rustic dream floats to solar-powered water nests. See more.
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.
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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Would you believe us if we told you that this little home, named the Wikkelhouse, was actually made out of cardboard? That’s exactly what the Dutch design company Fiction Factory have spent the last four years designing, creating and perfecting.
Here’s how it all comes together.
The home is just 100 square meters (about 1100 square feet), and includes a living area, dining area, kitchen, one bedroom and bathroom. The house fully opens up to take advantage of the weather and the view. The perfect prescription for the winter blahs… Read more at the Contemporist.