You too can live like a Smurf While Styrofoam may be most commonly associated with disposable coffee cups, meat trays and packaging, prefab home manufacturer Japan Dome House Co., Ltd. uses it to construct easy-to-assemble modular kit homes. (Pics and video) Japan’s Styrofoam Dome Homes
How to build a Hobbit house We’ve seen a lot of people building their own houses made from all sorts of stuff and it’s never boring seeing how creative people can be. This time we’ll take a look at Simon Dale’s hobbit house. Using only natural materials Simon built this house with his father-in-law and the help of random people who wanted to give a hand. It took 1000-1500 man hours and $5,000 from start to finish. Architecture
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The latest from IN-TENTA, this urban architectural installation called ALL-IN-SQUARE appears to be hand created just for the unique waterfront space where it lives, but in actuality it’s composed of simple, moveable modular elements including granite benches, metal “cocoon” seats, soft lighting, bike stands, granite floor coverings and square pop-ups for shelter, shade or use as a kiosk. Everything a common ground needs for a custom aesthetic, but with less expense and more efficiency. Designer: IN-TENTA Architecture
Creative and unusual bus stop designs that make the time you spend waiting for the bus a bit more bearable. Curitiba Bus Stop Futuristic public transport bus stop in Curitiba, Brazil. [ link ] Guarana Antarctica Bus Stop 15 Unusual and Creative Bus Stops
What floats your house boat, or would motivate you to live life up in a tree home? This collection features classic, contemporary, ultra-modern and futuristic houses that are innovative in both form and function – at once visually compelling and technically progressive living spaces.