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Shell by ARTechnic - Architecture Linked - Architect &Architectural... - StumbleUpon In. Love. That's how I feel about Shell by Japanese architecture firm ARTechnic. I'm sure my husband thought I'd never say that about a concrete structure, but this is so beautiful. I yearn to inhabit the space. Shell is a villa located in Kitasaku, Nagano in Japan. The case for re-naming the human race It is time the human race had a new name. The old one, Homo sapiens – wise or thinking man – has been around since 1758 and is no longer a fitting description for the creature we have become. When the Swedish father of taxonomy Carl Linnaeus first bestowed iti , humanity no doubt seemed wise when compared with what scientists of the day knew about both humans and other animals. We have since learned our behaviour is not as wise as we like to imagine – while some animals are quite intelligent. In short it is a name which is both inaccurate and which promotes a dangerous self-delusion.
Englands First Passive House is a Vaulted Green-Roofed Wonder The home’s 20-meter roof span was built using timbrel vault construction, a classical building technique that has been largely forgotten since the onset of modern high-strength materials. The roof features a layer of 26,000 locally handmade clay tiles mortared together to make a supporting web. A green roof was applied on top to help regulate the home’s interior temperature, and the home’s rounded shape reduces exterior surface area which in turn saves energy. The house received an A-A rating on its Energy Performance Certificate (EPCs) and it is also on its way to becoming the first certified Passive House in England. stairway to heaven Posted by victoria //// 69 Comments i love everything about this beautiful home i saw on mixr. can you imagine having a lovely staircase like this, and then having it take you along its winding steps to all of this? this 1970′s townhouse renovated by Swedish interior designer Marie Olsson Nylander, is pretty much a decor dream come true for me. i love all the white, and rustic woods with dashes of bright colors and eclectic, vintage-inspired home furnishings. yep, this is my stairway to heaven.
Explosive Mix: Regional Cabin Meets Concrete Modernism The entire time I lived in Seattle, there was something about architecture of the Northwest that defied description but defined much of the amazing work found in the area. This lake house (designed by Tom Kundig but built in Northern Idaho)?embodies some of the best aspects of regional Modernism that spreads out from around Puget Sound. Pop the top, and see what surprises burst from the box. Concrete walls shoot up on three sides, while a giant pivot-opening, garage-style, box-window facade flips open toward the adjacent lake.
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Container Architecture = Pop Up Architecture ? or Cargotecture ? The NRW-Forum Duesseldorf (Germany) invited renowned architects, designers, and artists from around the world to submit designs for container architecture. The ‘Container Architecture’ exhibition offers a fascinating overview of what is possible. Submissions included not only existing container buildings, but also new designs that were created especially for the exhibition. 24 of these designs have been reconstructed as models on a scale of 1:5 for the ‘Container Architecture’ exhibition. Over 100 designs were submitted for consideration and they are all included in a frieze of pictures running around the walls of the exhibition space.
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