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Lázaro presents loft-style house in visuals that "go beyond hyper-realistic" These renderings by visualisation studio VER depict a board-marked concrete house with factory-like glazing, which Mexican architecture studio Lázaro is planning to build in the city of Uruapan.

Lázaro presents loft-style house in visuals that "go beyond hyper-realistic"

The board-marked concrete structure, which Lázaro expects to begin building later this year, will be wedged between two existing buildings on a long and narrow site in the city's Magdalena neighbourhood. The front and back of Magdalena House will be bounded by patches of greenery, while expanses of gridded glazing will frame views out to a large mango tree already on the site. The windows – similar to the Crittal-style glazing often used for factories, but which has become popular for industrial-style housing – will also allow natural light into both ends of the house. "The client wanted a loft-like environment for one person.

The project takes this as a basis and spaces that are connected visually are designed," said the architects. "We think as if the building is already done," said Valverde. La Fabrica, Abandoned Factory Turned Architect's Dream. In 1973, architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon an abandoned cement factory outside of Barcelona.

La Fabrica, Abandoned Factory Turned Architect's Dream

15 Of The Most Evil-Looking Buildings In The World. Architectural Sculptures by David Moreno Look Like Wild Pencil Sketches. Working with hundreds of steel rods and pieces of piano wire, Spanish artist David Moreno constructs unwieldy sculptures that look like 2D sketches.

Architectural Sculptures by David Moreno Look Like Wild Pencil Sketches

Usually centered around a structure or row of house-like buildings, each artwork is designed to look like a haphazard collection of sticks, perhaps something easily destroyed by a big bad wolf. Marc Yankus: The Secret Lives of Buildings. ©Marc Yankus, Flatiron Building ClampArt opens it’s shiny new doors in its brand new location (247 West 29th Street, Ground Floor, New York City) to the exhibition, Marc Yankus: The Secret Lives of Buildings which runs through November 26, 2016.

Marc Yankus: The Secret Lives of Buildings

Scandinavia Has Green-Roofed Homes That Are Like Real-Life Hobbit Houses. Curb appeal: cozy exterior, extensive windows, and a green roof?

Scandinavia Has Green-Roofed Homes That Are Like Real-Life Hobbit Houses

These adorable homes prove that a grassy canopy can make the perfect ceiling addition to any house. Green roofs are traditional in many Nordic countries throughout Europe, so much so that there is an annual competition to determine the best green roof project, which is hosted by the Scandinavian Green Roof Association (SGRA). These images feature some of the most stunning living roofs that can be found around the area. These green coverings are not only an aesthetic trend however—the feature offers a variety of environmental and financial perks. The roofs absorb rain water, cool the home in the summer and retain heat in the winter, provide insulation, and can even last longer than your typical shingles. Above: Hofskirkja, Iceland Thjorsardalur, Iceland Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland. Abandoned places. Photographer- Dietmar Eckell.

Cities Around the World Are Reimagined as "Tokyo-ized" Versions of Themselves. The city of Tokyo is known for its hypnotizing bright neon lights and signage that lines the streets—a distinction that makes it feel different from anywhere else in the world.

Cities Around the World Are Reimagined as "Tokyo-ized" Versions of Themselves

But, what if this striking visual characteristic was the norm rather than the exception? PRL to nie tylko bloki - najpiękniejsze kościoły lat powojennych. America's Oldest Mall Now Contains 48 Charming Low-Cost Micro-Apartments. Untitled. Jean verville architecte: FAHOUSE cottage in canada. Jul 08, 2016 jean verville nestles angular family cottage among the canadian woodlands jean verville nestles angular family cottage among the canadian woodlands tucked away in an abundant and ‘enchanted’ forest in montréal, canada.

jean verville architecte: FAHOUSE cottage in canada

Bookshelves Shaped Like Superhero Logos Add a Special Flair to Any Secret Lair. Mysterious 265-Year-Old Mansion in London Is Rediscovered and Being Sold for Millions. In the heart of East End London sits the Malplaquet House, exuding a mysterious grandeur that would make anyone do a double-take as they strolled past its wrought iron gates.

Mysterious 265-Year-Old Mansion in London Is Rediscovered and Being Sold for Millions

Dating back to 1741, the atmospheric building is one of London’s forgotten mansions which, until very recently, stood decrepit and destined for demolition. However in the 90’s, the monument was purchased by the Spitalfields Trust, and eventually sold to Tim Knox, a British historian and director of the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, for £250,000 (approximately $355,200). Patchwork. Architektura Jadwigi Grabowskiej-Hawrylak [WYSTAWA] San Francisco's Secret Mosaic Staircase. If you've ever wanted to find a hidden art gem in San Francisco, head to 16th and Moraga to discover The 16th Avenue Tiled Steps.

San Francisco's Secret Mosaic Staircase

Not only will you be able to see some amazing views of the city, you'll get to appreciate a beautiful mosaic running up 163 steps. Inspired by the world-famous steps in Rio de Janeiro, Irish ceramist Aileen Barr and mosaic artist Colette Crutcher joined forces, working with over 300 community volunteers for over a two and a half year period until they unveiled the project in August 2005. Some Amazing Soviet Brutalist Architecture. These "Spite Houses" Are the Ultimate Lesson in How to Hate Your Neighbors. There are many good reasons to build a house: shelter, economics, or self-expression.

These "Spite Houses" Are the Ultimate Lesson in How to Hate Your Neighbors

But spite? In this article, originally published on Curbed as "Spite Houses: 12 Homes Created With Anger and Angst," Patrick Sisson delves into the "small but ignoble tradition" of people who constructed houses to enrage their neighbors, family members or the authorities. What's not to love about a building called a "spite house? " Spectacular Hanging Lamp Illuminates a Room with the Beauty of St. Peter’s Basilica. Italian Studio AMeBE pays homage to the stunning architectural beauty of Saint Peter’s Basilica by recreating it as a magnificent lamp. The hanging light fixture focuses its attention on the Vatican City’s iconic dome, using a hyperrealistic approach to craft a striking likeness.

Najpiękniejsze świątynie drewniane w Polsce. A detailed look into HAROW's limited edition skull armchairs. Mar 16, 2016. Najpiękniejsze świątynie drewniane w Polsce. Zsolt hlinka highlights urban symmetry on the banks of the river danube. Jan 07, 2016 zsolt hlinka highlights urban symmetry on the banks of the river danube zsolt hlinka highlights urban symmetry on the banks of the river danubeall images courtesy of zsolt hlinka. Design Detail – A platform bed made using reclaimed logs. "Time Capsule" Apartment in Paris Found Untouched for 70 Years. Laurent Kronental shows Paris' forgotten housing estates. Photo essay: French photographer Laurent Kronental has spent four years capturing the "grands ensembles" housing projects in Paris, juxtaposing the monumental buildings with their elderly occupants (+ slideshow). [WROCŁAW] 'Sedesowce' wreszcie wypiękniały! Pierwsze efekty remontu już widoczne.

230-Ft Sea Organ In Croatia Uses Waves To Create Weirdly Beautiful Music. World’s First Kinetic Steampunk Bar Opens In Romania. Behance. 5-Mile-Long Bridge Transitions into a Tunnel That Connects Denmark with Sweden. The Øresund has made it easier than ever before to travel between countries that are separated by water. This unique passageway connects the cities of Copenhagen, Denmark with Malmö, Sweden, doing so in two ways: a cable-stayed bridge runs five miles to an artificial island, where it then transitions into a tunnel that extends an additional two and a half miles.

8 buses converted into gorgeous mobile homes perfect for adventure. Is your dream to travel the open road in a beautiful bus renovation? Two Weathering Steel Volumes Adapted to Modern Family Living: The Kew House. Man Spends Four Years Growing a Serene Church Made of Trees.