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Walstrom House by John Lautner October 13th, 2011 John Lautner was a California based architect that built very inspiring public buildings and private residences. The Walstrom house was constructed in 1969 into the side of a hill in the Santa Monica mountains just outside of Los Angeles. My main interest in this home is of course the use of wood, but also the asymmetrical structure. Photos by Jon Buono Shipping Container Homes - Cargo Container Houses Want your own container house? There's a six-month waiting list for the Quik House by architect Adam Kalkin, who is based in New Jersey. The distinctive Quik House comes in a prefabricated kit, based on recycled shipping containers (in fact a completed house is about 75% recycled materials by weight). The standard Quik House offers 2,000 square feet, three bedrooms and two and one-half baths, though larger options are also available. The shell assembles within just one day, and all the interior details can be finished within about three months. The Quik House comes in two colors (orange or natural rust bloom), and the estimated total cost, including shipping and assembly, is $184,000.

Recycling Billboards into Modern Residential Buildings As more and more advertising goes online and transportation conservation becomes an increasing economic and ecological concern, what is the future fate of the infamous billboard? One proposal by Front Architects suggests turning these into lofted homes – small houses to be sure, but located in some potentially fascinating places. Some of these unusually thin homes could be built in place from scratch, others could be transported to new locations or even left where they are in the urban environment. As with so many good design projects the feasibility of this specific idea as such is not of singular or even primary importance – the concept provides a foundation for rethinking everyday urban structures, artifacts of the built environment, that we might find new and different uses for as times change. Alas, the above image is only a computer-generated overlay in a real situation.

Treehouses for All Occasions There's something about a treehouse that appeals to all of us. Maybe it's the view, or getting close to nature, or reliving childhood memories. There are many ways to enjoy treehouses, no matter what age you are. A Treehouse Protest Beginning in 1997, Julia Butterfly Hill spent two years in a treehouse, 180 feet up in a tree named Luna to protest old-growth logging. The Treehouse as Art The Steampunk Tree House is a 30-foot-tall interactive work of art first exhibited at Burning Man. Hotels Sanya Nanshan You can find treehouse hotels all over the world. The Tree Houses Hotel The Tree Houses Hotel is a bed and breakfast in Costa Rica, in the rain forest near Arenal Volcano. Cedar Creek Treehouse Cedar Creek Treehouse at Mt. Permanent Homes If you want to live in a treehouse all the time, there are ways to do it. Grownup Retreats Treehouse Teahouse Japanese professor of architecture Terunobu Fujimori built his boyhood dream in his father's garden in 2004. Free Spirit Spheres For Kids Tree Tent

50 Most Strange and Unusual Buildings arround the World The world is full of beautiful strange and fantastic buildings that are the examples of amazing architecture. Architecture Photography brings this beauty to the world, and for this reason, architectural photography is as thrilling as it is heartwarming. In this roundup, we have compiled an amazing collection of some bizarre yet interesting buildings that are reflected through architectural photography. The UFO house in Sanjhih The Device to Root Out Evil Krzywy Dom Dom postawiony na glowie Anomaly Stata Center Container City 2, Leamouth, London Strong Children’s Museum The Ufo House Dancing House Blur Building Frank O. Un museo del futuro Stone house Library Parking Garage United States Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel Wonderworks – Pigeon Forge, TN Dan and the house View of the Luxor from The Strip Updside Down Building: City Hall, Tempe AZ Solar Furnace at Odeillo Font-Romeu, France Cube Houses Erwin Wurm: House attack Chapel-in-the-Rock Atomium Expo Zaragoza 2008, Pabellón de Aragón Eden Le Futuroscope Arrowhead

Hydra's Solar-Hydrogen Power Makes Clean Water From Dirty at 20,000 Gallons a Day For the one in every eight souls around the world lacking access to pure drinking water, how about this: A solar-powered water purification system that spits out pure water, hydrogen and, just for kicks, electricity too. Could it get any better than that? The device is called Hydra, and like its many-headed mythological namesake it truly serves a multitude of purposes: As its press release notes, "imagine a single trailer-mounted device that turns scum into over 20,000 gallons of pure water a day, stores electricity better than a battery, makes medical-grade oxygen, and runs on the sun." It works on a very simple, long-understood principle: electrolysis. The products are exactly what you may expect: Oxygen to help with medical problems, electricity for any number of purposes, and pure water at a phenomenal rate. But how does Hydra compare with other systems out there that offer some of the same benefits?

A Cathedral Made from 55,000 LED Lights The Luminarie De Cagna is an imposing cathedral-like structure that was recently on display at the 2012 Light Festival in Ghent, Belgium. The festival was host to almost 30 exhibitions including plenty of 3D projection mapping, fields of luminous flowers, and a glowing phone booth aquarium, however with 55,000 LEDs and towering 28 meters high the Luminarie De Cagna seems to have stolen the show. ( via stijn coppens, sacha vanhecke, sector271) Old Garage turned Mini Dream Home! | Hello there! It’s been a busy week with a trip to Seattle for the Picasso exhibition and a drive out to the coast but I knew I had to share this amazing remodel with you before the week came to a close. Everyone loves good makeovers and the ones involving tiny spaces, creative design and ingenious solutions are my all time favorites! Check out how Seattle artist, designer and welder, Michelle de la Vega, created this beautiful little 250 sq. ft. haven… The before… This lonely little detached garage is just begging for some love. The after! A cozy, light filled sleeping loft is so perfect for the space. The kitchen is well organized and accessible with open storage solutions. The rustic wood burning stove becomes sculptural in this room along with Michelle’s own art installations. The glass boxes housing pillow forms are actually a tribute to Michelle’s father. You know I am a big fan of great bathroom design and this one delivers. How many of us have garages that only house our junk!?

Earth Friendly Home - an in ground house, off the grid Like this article? Share it: It’s the house that love built – Woodland Home was done by a man with the help of his father-in-law, a few good friends and some passersby who couldn’t help their curiosity at this spectacular sustainable design. “Being your own architect is a lot of fun and allows you to create and enjoy something which is part of you and the land rather than, at worst, a mass-produced box designed for maximum profit and convenience of the construction industry,” says Simon Dale, the brains behind this amazing, earth friendly home. “Building from natural materials does away with producers’ profits and the cocktail of carcinogenic poisons that fill most modern homes.” Four months and 4,000 man hours later, the job was complete. Please Leave a Comment

¿Quién dice que una cabina telefónica no puede transformarse en una biblioteca? Tags: BusséolClermont-FerrandCollectif EtcEme3FranciaJulien AbitbolKelly Ung El último café que quedaba en Busséol cerró hace ya unos cuantos años. Desde entonces, los cerca de 180 habitantes de esta pequeña aldea francesa vivían su día a día sin un solo lugar de encuentro social. Un sitio donde echar unas risas, unas cartas, chismorreos… Antes de que el viejo café echara el cierre, lo había hecho el horno municipal. Y también el lavadero. Y la única cabina telefónica del pueblo. En octubre del año pasado, doce jóvenes arquitectos del grupo Collectif Etc iniciaron una gira de doce meses por toda Francia montados en bicicleta y armados con una enorme caja de herramientas. El pequeño pueblo de Busséol fue una de las primeras etapas del ‘Detour de France’ (en francés, ‘Desvío de Francia’). “Buscamos una nueva arquitectura, un nuevo urbanismo, porque el método tradicional ya no funciona”, comentaban en eme3 Kelly Ung y Julien Abitbol, dos de los miembros del Collectif Etc.

A former Cement Factory is now the workspace and residence of Ricardo Bofill | Yatzer™ Image Courtesy of Ricardo Bofill Architect: Ricardo BofillProgram: Architectural offices /archives /model laboratory /exhibition space /Bofill's-apartment /guest rooms /gardensLocation: Barcelona, SpainTotal floor area: 3,100 square meters and gardensHouse area: 500 square metersDate Completed: 1975 There is nothing as good as an aged bottle of wine; and in this case the aged bottle of wine is a project which was completed in 1975, but is still worth mentioning! First and foremost we would like to thank our friend and founder of Room Service design store in Greece, Katerina Xynogala for providing us with the necessary information regarding The Cement Factory, which is featured in the latest Room Service catalogue. The Cement Factory was discovered in 1973, it was an abandoned cement factory and partially in ruins, comprised of over 30 silos, underground galleries and huge engine rooms; Ricardo Bofill bought it and began renovation works. sources: Room Service , Ricardo Bofill

Featured Domes “We were fortunate,” Steven Self, School Superintendent at Woodsboro, Texas said. “At the same time that we were doing the dome, we learned through Meridian Solar that we could apply for a solar grant with the State of Texas Comptroller.” (Continued…) Randy South, Director of South Industries, and his family have decided to build a special, family reunion dome and name it South Sawmill Lodge. In Marlow, Oklahoma, retirees Darrell and Jerrilyn Strube own a 50-foot-diameter, two-story Monolithic Dome home, with a 3000-square-foot living area, that successfully survived a wildfire and provided shelter before it was even finished. Named for what? The Arizona Department of Transportation says that State Highway 179, leading into Sedona, “carries millions of tourists each year through one of the most pristine and unique areas of the world.” The owners of this grand dome-home have asked us not to publish their names or their dome’s exact location. Charlotte, Vermont is a traditional town.

Cyklop artifies street poles French artist Cyklop Paris is all set to cover different cities with his wonderful art of customizing poles and other objects .Cyklop plays extensively with the symbol of an eye. This symbol is found in almost all different part of the streets and can be eaisly identified as Cyklop street art . Incoming search terms: colorful poles Comments comments

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