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At 47 Inches Wide, This Is the World's Skinniest House. In Warsaw, Poland, construction is underway on the world's skinniest house.

At 47 Inches Wide, This Is the World's Skinniest House

At just 47 inches wide—and 27 inches at its narrowest point—the "Keret House" is so thin it's not even considered a real building by Polish standards. Designed by architect Jakub Szczesny of Centrala, the residence is wedged between two buildings and has three levels, with a bedroom, bathroom, and office area. Electricity will be borrowed from a building nearby and the off-grid plumbing system is inspired by boat water systems. At first it will be inhabited by Israeli writer and the building's namesake Etgar Keret, and then used by artists, writers, and other creatives as an installation and workspace. Photos via Architizer. 涵景樓NO5,築郁建設,新竹竹南施工透天店住,涵景樓NO5建案資訊-新竹房地王. 30 Ingenious Japanese Home Designs by Micle Mihai-Cristian. Architecture By Freshome.com - Interior Design & Architecture Magazine on Oct 29, 2012 Overwhelmed by so many examples of smart Japanese architecture, we decided to put together a post with some of the best projects presented on Freshome so far.

30 Ingenious Japanese Home Designs by Micle Mihai-Cristian

Most of the modern homes below seem to defy natural laws of Physics and play with the viewer’s perception of space. Our favorite buildings are not the ones characterized by large interiors, but rather those that cleverly and unexpectedly adapt to the requirements of a small site. Strange polygonal, rectangular and cube-shaped structures, cantilevered volumes, inner small courtyards and windows that appear in unpredictable places are just some of the elements that make these Japanese home designs stand out.

The style employed in most of the residences featured below is minimalist. You're reading 30 Of The Most Ingenious Japanese Home Designs Presented on Freshome originally posted on Freshome. The Exceptional Style of Graham Residence in San Francisco, California. Are you one of those people who wanted to have a modern interior style in building your dream house?

The Exceptional Style of Graham Residence in San Francisco, California

If yes, then this featured house for today is just right for you which is one of the successful designs made by the E. Cobb Architects. The façade of this house appears to be square boxed form of architecture. It is located near the sea. This is composed of solid concrete walls from the concrete materials. This residence is separated into many different floor levels. There is also a pink bedroom here because of its pink palette walls inside. Spotted here is exceptional house design that is made up of glass, concrete and wood elements. The cantilevered volumes of this residence are evidently underlines here. Let’s take a glimpse of the unique shapes, forms and lines that is relevant to the style of this home. The incredible style of the stairs matched with the design of the walls as well as the color of the furniture in the interior.

Free Home Design E-Book. Jennifer Aniston at Home. 全世界最奇妙的房子? 星星、月亮降落在地球. 由鉅國美館 樓層確定了 - 台中市. Yellow Brick House - Vilnius, Lithuania. This residence in the Pavilniai Regional Park, near the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, is one of those that we just have to point out, although it is neither brand-new nor unfamiliar to many readers.

Yellow Brick House - Vilnius, Lithuania

The confident combination of history and modern needs of an upscale family was achieved by the architectural firm G. Natkevicius & Partners. Located by in the valley of river Vilnia that gave the city its name, the park and the city have a rich history with the oldest written records dating back to 1323. The Puckoriu escarpment in the park has rare rock formations from the Ice Age. A large munitions factory on the site dates back to the 17th century. It seems that in Vilnius private residents can buy pieces of such storied land, and when the current owner of the site - a banker and collector of antique books - bought it, a single bright-yellow building stood on it.

Tangga House by Guz Architects. By Eric • Mar 23, 2011 • Selected Work The Tangga House is another Singapore’s dream home designed by Guz Architects.

Tangga House by Guz Architects

Completed in 2009, the 7,663 square foot residence is located in Holland Village, an elite district of Singapore that is famous amongst the expatriate community. The luxury single-family home gives the owners the opportunity to live in harmony and comfort with nature, in Singapore’s hot tropical climate. Tangga House by Guz Architects: “The house is a contemporary interpretation of a traditional courtyard house, laid out around a central green courtyard with a double height stair and entry area forming the focal point of the project. The L-shaped plan creates open spaces which encourage natural ventilation and offer resident’s views over the courtyard to the veranda, roof gardens and beyond.

The large roof above the courtyard creates an indoor and outdoor space leading to the gardens and swimming pool which wraps around two sides of the house. Photos by: Patrick Bingham-Hall. Future Living - Housing Project by Various Designers. This is Future Living The Future Living house is a testament to the will of design.

Future Living - Housing Project by Various Designers

It took twenty six designers (a feat in itself) to create it. Every technologic leap was analyzed to make sure anything proposed was possible by 2050. It’s a paradigm shift in home resource creation and location. Water uses gravity to generate pressure. Design Team: Cornelia Bailey, Tanushree Bhat, Marilee Bowles Carey, Anthony Caspary, Eric Diamond, Xiaonan Huang, Reenu John, Na Rae Kim, Paolo Korre, Eugene Limb, Hsin-Cheng Lin, Miguel Angel Martinez, Nikhil Mathew, Elise Metzger, Mahdieh Salimi, Kshitij V. Luxury Lake House Design on Lake Austin, Texas comes with amazing interiors ... Like this article?

Luxury Lake House Design on Lake Austin, Texas comes with amazing interiors ...

Share it: This luxury lake house designed by the architects at Bercy Chen Studio sits on a peninsula fronting Lake Austin. Apart from its spectacular surroundings, this exotic house boasts a unique nature-infused appeal that connects contemporary architecture to its environment. Expansive windows welcome the wonderful views in, but this lovely lakeside setting is enjoyed twofold form the home’s outdoor living areas – the plain view, and from the home’s windows and doors of reflective acrylic that mirrors the trees and water.

A glass solarium echoes the roofline of the house, and is rotated 20 degrees from the main structure, creating a nook for a triangular lounge pool that abuts the house, and a lap pool which extends to the boathouse. Please Leave a Comment Posted on March 25, 2009 11:44 PM Comments (1) if i live in this house i will thank god. Creative Architecture Ideas. Today’s collection is going to be a mix of amazing exterior and interior architecture designs.

Creative Architecture Ideas

For most of us villas featured are out of reach .) but at least we may admire the creativity and luxury. And of course, we always may get inspired, right?! .) What about a cool contemporary beach house? Check The Desert Villa by Studio Aiko. Glass Bottom Pool by The Holiday Inn Shanghai Buit in Cabinetry by Idhea Deer Shaped Pylons by DesignDepot VitraHaus @ Weil am Rhein, Germany by VitraHaus Casa Finisterra by Rees Roberts Skateboard House by PAS Living Wall by Patrick Blanc Interior Studio by Ina Matt Elevator Room by OMA Terraced House in Casavells by 05 AM Arquitectura Plantagon Vertical Greenhouse by Plantagon Lego Development Office by Rosan-Bosch Floating Fountains by Isamu Noguchi Corner Bookshelf by Factor Architecture 36 Clipper Bay Home by FGR Architects Clifton House, South Africa by SAOTA Waccabuc House by Chan Li Lin Las Palmeras Beach House by Greg Wright Architects 55 Blair Road by Ong & Ong.

Weekend House in New Hampshire. Backyard Box. These small, well-designed little backyard houses are actually much better looking and more detail oriented than a basic box, without forsaking the modern, prefab style.

Backyard Box

Backyard Box, a company based in Seattle, designs and builds small prefab houses that can be used in many ways: as a rental income property, guest house, home office, mother-in-law apartment or a tiny house. The smallest design is the MatchBox, a studio that packs a kitchen, living room and bath into 400 square feet. It can fit into a lot that is 17 by 27 feet and starts at $79,500. A larger design is the SandBox, a one story backyard cottage with kitchen, living room, bathroom and one bedroom. It is 600 square feet and is designed for simple and minimalist living on one level, and will fit on most city lots at just 17 by 37 feet. What I really liked about these designs (besides the sleek, cool look) was the space allocated for a mechanical area within the house, which is sometimes lacking in other small house designs.

Haute Design by Sarah Klassen: Architecture: Andersson-Wise. Portfolio: Andersson-Wise / Part One: Stone Creek Camp I came across the work of this amazing studio a short while ago, and couldn't wait to share some of their projects.

Haute Design by Sarah Klassen: Architecture: Andersson-Wise

Thus, a brand new series has begun—starting with a well-planned, warm and woodsy lakeside home called Stone Creek Camp. Set into the sloping landscape in a very non-intrusive manner, this beautiful, remote, rustic and modern home welcomes with an intriguing entryway of stone and stacked wood pieces... The path you see leads to the three main areas—the main lodge, guest house and the master house. The materials utilized create quite a beautiful and warm feeling—stone walls and stainless steel, combined with concrete and wood, and glass. Studio Profile: Andersson-Wise is an award-winning architecture and design studio based in Austin, Texas. Modern Masonry: Cool Concrete Cabin + Warm Wood Patio. We tend to think of wood as a warm material appropriate to indoor spaces of a home and concrete in terms of cold building blocks best left to the driveway paving, retaining walls or an outdoor porch.

This minimalist modern cabin reverses these conventions, with board-formed concrete shaping each room and wooden planks kept to outdoor deck spaces – and the effect is surprisingly comfortable-looking. Stamped with the grain of the wood slats between which they were poured, the seamed concrete stripes along the walls and ceiling inside give the house a nice fine-grained scale of detail as well as a pleasing texture to the touch. Stairs, countertops and other elements fold and flow smoothly from the walls themselves, carefully planned by BAK Architects and constructed my masters of the material (with which crisp corners and sharp intersections are incredibly difficult to create). Evergreen homes: The Method Cabin. Similar to May and June’s installments of “Evergreen Homes” — a series of monthly posts in which I spotlight great green homes from my home state of Washington — I’m moving away from the green building hotbed of Seattle to feature projects further afield in locales like the San Juan Islands and Walla Walla.

For this month’s installment, I’m featuring a home — a prefab cabin, to be exact — located in the teeny-tiny (population = 90) but frequently traveled-through former mining outpost known as Glacier. Located near the summit of mighty Mount Baker on Washington State Scenic Byway Highway 542, the town of Glacier is flooded with outdoor recreation enthusiasts who flock to the area on a year-round basis to ski, snowboard, sled, climb, camp, hike, bike, raft, fish, forage for mushrooms, take mushrooms, or just take in the truly spectacular wilderness of the Mt-Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

As mentioned, today’s featured “Evergreen Home” is indeed a cabin. Recent "Evergreen homes": Kona Residence. I can't speak for all architects, but I find myself drawn to the more impractical architecture in the world. Buildings designed less to fill a utilitarian need and more for the sake of self-actualization. I would almost say that this project by Belzberg Architects is more of a resort than a residence, yet the design elements and spatial order of the project are quite compelling.

Despite its extravagance it remains elegant and inviting. So while this type of architecture might not be practical or sustainable or affordable, it remains quite inspirational. See more at Belzberg Architects. Architecture. Imagine the renovation dilemmas. A huge penthouse of a converted 1930s office building in TriBeCa, New York, is to be turned into a functioning home for a family with three teenagers. In fact, we can not quite imagine the issues that faced Steven Harris Architects when the family showed up, literally, at the doorstep of the celebrated architect and asked if he’d like to work on their home. Harris said yes and proceeded to make his magic. The scale of the apartment is huge and the freedom from budget constraints allowed for some spectacular solutions. Harris’s work is often distinguished by clarity and light, by the use of glass, by the maximization of views and, above all, bold solutions.

What emerged as a result of the TriBeCa Penthouse project, is a multi-level (27th and 28th floors) nearly 8,000 square-foot (743 square meter) family-friendly residence that includes self-contained guest quarters and a new glass-and-teak-beam rooftop pavilion that functions as a recreation room. Kindergarten Centered Around a Legendary Tree. At the Fuji Kindergarten in Japan, Tezuka Architects created a unique environment that, as a tool for learning, promotes freedom of movement. "Ring Around a Tree" is the extension of an existing kindergarten that consists of a wood and transparent glass volume spiraling upward, enveloping a Japanese Zelkova tree. The project creates spaces for play and foreign language instruction, while also providing a fun area for the children to wait for the school bus.

Though, to the average adult, the space appears to have just two floors, for the children it has six with some areas being just three feet (one meter) high. Elements like railings and handrails are very slender, while the interior floors are made of wood. All outdoor areas are covered with soft rubber mats to help cushion the children's inevitable falls. Planted more than 50 years ago, the Zelkova tree has quite the storied past. Via [Domus] The Armada House. Containers of Hope, a $40,000 Home by Benjamin Garcia Saxe.

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