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Friday. The Happier Camper • The Ultra-Light Travel Trailer Coming Soon. Ecologic Pavilion In Alsace / Studio 1984. Architects Location Muttersholtz, Alsace, Francia Year 2012 Photography Cortesia de Studio 1984 From the architect. In search of the architecture of the lesser impact, the "nest" is largely inspired by agricultural vernacular constructions. Its familiar shape and texture pay homage to traditional barns and are an attempt at restoring their discreet charm. This pastoral imagination dictates the choice of local materials widely available such as straw and wood, the environmental impact of which are virtually nil. The reference to rural heritage far from generating an archaic habitat is the support for technical innovations in terms of comfort, ambiance, and energetic efficiency. The landscape integration’s effort logically leads to reinterpret several vernacular proven techniques. The "nest" is also a reflection on the transiency of constructions.

Ambitions carried by the Archi <20 competition resonate with the most significant contemporary issues in terms of building. WikiHouse. Loft Apartment / Ruetemple. Architects: Ruetemple Location: Moscow, Russia Architect In Charge: Alexander Kudimov, Daria Butahina, Natalia Gubareva Area: 150 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Courtesy of Ruetemple From the architect.

Top-floor apartment with an attic. Our task was to turn an uninhabitable attic into a comfortable and bright loft. Requirements of the customer – a feeling of light and space, functional furniture, attractive playrooms, ample storage space. The result: the loft apartment with maximum functionality and comfort, minimum decor. Tree House / Robert Potokar and Janez Brežnik. The Tree House, designed by Robert Potokar of Robert Potokar Architecture Office and co-designer Janez Brežnik, is a wooden play structure that is elevated without requiring nearby trees to support its weight.

The concept, originally designed in February 2008 as since been realized three times. More on this project after the break. The freestanding, self-supporting house-by-a-tree is a playhouse designed with contemporary design principles, deviating from precedents that model real houses or garden sheds. Instead, the design was guided by the goal of creating interesting and different spatial experiences for children that inspire new forms of polay.

The house is made of spruce spruce plywood, protected on the exterior by a colourless nano-varnish. The roof is covered in a roofing cardboard that shields against most kinds of unfavourable weather conditions. © Andraž Kavčič, Robert Potokar, Robert Marčun plan and sections. L’observatoire / CLP Architects. Architects: CLP Architects Location: Alsace, France Project Architects: Daniel Concha, Fanny Landeau, José Prieto Project Year: 2012 Project Area: 20 sqmPhotographs: Jeremías González This project, realized for the Archi<20 competition, consisted on proposing a pavilion of 20 m2 floor space to be constructed in a protected natural area in Muttersholtz, Alsace. With a limited budget of 7000 Euro, the commission allowed us to seek for a precise and careful architecture.

In this sense, our first intention was to create a building that could offer an experience of varied possibilities, using the least materials and formal recourses. This intention is translated into a structural system that performs various tasks: the possibility of light, shadow, ventilation and also to provide temporal storage space. Our second intention was to conceive an architecture that could enhance and diversify the relationship between the visitor of the pavilion and the surrounding environment. Portable home delivered as furniture, tailored as smartphone. Projects. Cabin Porn. In Valle de Bravo.

Videos . Reaction Housing System. Reaction Housing System. The Crib is a Tiny Enviresponsible Shelter. A while back, I mentioned The Crib, an “enviresponsible shelter” by Broadhurst Architects that can be used as a weekend cabin, backyard office, exercise studio, or guest house — you name it. Well it’s time for a short update from our last article, if you haven’t already noticed, that a 250 square-foot Crib was built on the grounds of the Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland. It’s being used as a visual arts studio, a lab, and a gallery and is open to visitors during certain events and various other times. The Crib is built as a kit of parts with SIPs (R32 walls and floor) and other recyclable parts from steel and aluminum. The prototype home also has multi-layer polycarbonate panels, insulated glass, heat-treated poplar siding, LED and CFL lighting, an energy-efficient ceiling fan, and rainwater collection for showers and gardening.

In process construction photos are available on The Crib’s Facebook page. The design allows for reuse by dismantling and reassembling The Crib elsewhere. Rearrangeable Pop-Up Garden Shed. LittleDiggs. Tiny houses – small dwellings of every shape and size. This Tiny House. Tiny House Blog - Living Simply in Small Spaces. Teahouse / A1 Architects. Architects: David Maštálka / A1 Architects Location: Prague, Czech Republic Client: David Maštálka and Lenka Kremenová Project year: 2008 (35 days) Contractor: Vojtěch Bilišic , scupltor and carpenter (Slovak Republic) Collaborators: Lenka Kremenová, Marta Maštálková, Rudolf Maštálka Dome construction: Jan Bašta Opponency of Diploma Project: Terunobu Fujimori , University of Tokyo Interpreting: Petr Holý, Director of Czech Center in Tokyo Surface Area: 3,75 sqm Construction Area: 7 sqm Photographs: Ester Havlová The Garden At the foot of the hill dividing Hloubetin and Aloisov you’ll find a small garden.

The garden is unostentatious, slightly wild but even so graceful, each spring apple and cherry trees blossom and when summer swiftly blows upon us our sight of the passing clouds is surrounded by slim blades of grass. The teahouse as a minimal place to gather Natural material The inner walls are constituted on one side by a view of the garden and on the other a clay parget. Acknowledgements. Treehouse / RPA.

Architects: RPA Location: Nichols Canyon, Los Angeles, CA, USA Project Area: 16 sqm Project Year: 2009 Photographs: Eric Staudenmaier Located on a high eastern-facing ridge with views downtown Los Angeles in the distance, the Banyan Treehouse is a diminutive art studio and sanctuary. Perched atop steel pylons that abstractly emulate natural branches, the project is not literally a tree house but rather a modern interpretation of one. Every surface of the tree house is appointed with wood, creating an unparalleled level of warmth. Serving both as a studio and as guest accommodation, the tree house is completely self-sufficient with a water closet, fireplace, refrigerator, daybed, and television.

Micro compact home | welcome. Tree House / Robert Potokar and Janez Brežnik. Treehouse / Baumraum. Check out this cool treehouse nestled into Maple trees near the Hudson River in New York designed by German-based Baumraum. Far from a child’s treehouse, this residence provides simple interiors with a touch of elegance. Constructed for a family with two children, the treehouse serves as an outlet for relaxation and is connected to their main residence via a slender wooden catwalk. More images and more about the treehouse after the break. While the residence looks to be suspended in midair, it is actually perched atop a wall of rocks and then extends off the cliff.

The oak tree carries the weight of the terrace with heavy-duty straps and steel ropes. In the evening, the lighted room illuminates the tree tops. As seen on Tiny House Design. ::: LOT-EK ::: Alchemy - Home of the weeHouse - Www.port-a-bach.com. Arvesund. MiniHome. Z-Glass. Cost to Build Estimated Material Costs: $26,000 (370 sq ft) Want to know how much it will cost to have a contractor build it for you? Visit Build-Cost.net and follow these instructions.

General notes about construction costs:Costs for materials are almost the same in different regions but labor costs will vary greatly depending on where you live. We provide costs with a post and pier foundation. Depending on where you live, it is possible you will need an engineered foundation designed by a licensed contractor or engineer in your state. Foundation The house plans come with a post and pier foundation. Utilities and appliances The kitchen includes a dishwasher, full size range with oven, and built in microwave. Can I install air conditioning? What type of fireplace does the house have? Download Free Study Plans Download the study plans for free. Z-Glass Construction Plans include 13 total pages: Foundation Plan A perimeter foundation plan is included as well with floor joists. Other Notes: Yurta.ca Custom tent structures.Yurts, Yurt, Ontario, Canada.

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