Il fabrique des « tiny-houses » écologiques tout droit sorties de contes de fées La limite entre travail d’artisan et celui d’artiste est souvent mince, car tous deux transforment des matériaux et les subliment, pour un usage courant ou simplement visuel. Le travail du bois en est un exemple probant, tout comme celui de l’architecture. Notre artiste du jour allie ces deux talents avec brio, et nous propose des tiny-houses entièrement écologiques et recyclées tout droit sorties d’un conte de fées…
Casa Pedroso by Luciano Kruk and María Victoria Besonías architecture, design, modern furniture & art Follow Like Good Architecture: Archives Categories Being Somewhere - Low Impact Living This is a house I built for our family in Wales. It was built by myself and my father in law with help from passers by and visiting friends. 4 months after starting we were moved in and cosy. I estimated 1000-1500 man hours and £3000 in materials. Not really so much in house buying terms (roughly £60/sq m excluding labour). Frosty France. Invisible Studio's New Studio / Invisible Studio Architects Location Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, UK Area 55.0 sqm Project Year 2014 Photographs Project Team Piers Taylor, Alan Matthews, Bernard Twist, Simon Schofield, Alfie Dring, Cuffer Matthews, Luke Desborough Budget £15,000 From the architect. A new studio for architecture practice Invisible Studio near Bath, UK, that was built by the practice with the help of neighbours and friends (who were all paid an equal rate) using untreated and unseasoned timber grown in the woodland that surrounds the studio.
architecture Editors’ Choice 2018 Skyscraper Competition Haotong Sun, Zonghao Wu, Fengwei Jia China The melting of arctic ice A reduction in Arctic summer ice cover has become more intense in recent years, culminating in a record low of 3.4 million square kilometres in 2012 – 18 per cent below the previous recorded minimum in 2007 and 50 per cent below the average in the 1980s and 1990s. Land ice is also retreating and permafrost is melting. The retreating ice brings easier access to natural resources such as gas and oil, thus prompting increased human activity that may threaten the already fragile ecosystems and wildlife, the UN Environment Programme’s report says. The reason of melting 1.The reasons for the Arctic warming twice as fast as the rest of the globe are manifold.
Egg House / Daihai Fei Thanks to our reader, Norman Li, we came across Daihai Fei’s dwelling place – a bamboo “egg” smallHouse. The tiny enclosure measuring 2 meters tall is outfitted insulation, a waterproof membrane beneath a skin of sacks filled with sawdust and grass seed. In the spring, the seeds will begin to germinate and the hut will be covered in grass. 20 photos from the making of "Léon: The Professional" (1994) Tim and Hannah's Affordable DIY Self-Sustainable Micro Cabin House Tour Name: Tim Eddy and Hannah Fuller Location: Tahoe, California Size: 196 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years; Owned Hannah grew up in a home her parents built (her father is a boat builder), so it was only natural for her to follow in their footsteps. Tim, on the other hand, has never built anything but fires. With that in mind, Tim and Hannah started out with 20 acres of land and no blueprints, and built one of the most impressive houses I've ever seen in my life — not to mention it's fully off-the-grid.
Elena Garro Cultural Centre by Fernanda Canales and Arquitectura 911sc Mexican architects Fernanda Canales and Arquitectura 911sc have wrapped a concrete and glass frame around the front of an old house in Mexico City to convert the building into a library (+ slideshow). The Elena Garro Cultural Centre is a two-storey library in Coyoacán, south of the city. The rectangular concrete volume extends from the brick and plaster facade of the early twentieth-century house, doubling the floorspace inside the property and creating a new entrance.
Maison en sacs de terre de 50m2 pour 8700 € construite à 3 en 8 jours Dans les pays occidentaux, le secteur du bâtiment est énergétivore et fortement émetteur de gaz à effet de serre. De plus, construire une maison engloutie les budgets des ménages. > Le concept de maison en sacs de terre permet d'utiliser des produits locaux (terre trouvée sur place) et à un coût dérisoire. Les sacs peuvent être remplis de terre, de sable (ou autre matériau), en fonction des ressources disponibles localement. When your dad thinks your bath bomb is a toilet cleaner Charming Cabin Built for $500 with Repurposed Windows Located in the mountains of West Virginia, photographer Nick Olson and designer Lilah Horwitz have built their own enchanting retreat made out of discarded windows. The towering home away from home boasts a creative facade made of windows of varying sizes, giving it an artistic flair that is both rustic and modern. More than anything, though, it is a representation of the couple's diligent and penny-pinching efforts. Salvaging most of their materials from a nearby abandoned barn, the creative duo was able to construct the incredible glass cabin with roughly $500 and several months' worth of elbow grease.