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Walstrom House by John Lautner

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. Photos by Jon Buono Related:  honhanINCREDIBLE HOMES

The Designer Pad - Living In 500 Sq. Feet • The Bedroom So here it is: the final details on our pad's renovation. But before I start with all the juicy details, I'm very excited to tell you our tiny place made it into Apartment Therapy's Small/Cool Contest. So it would be sweet if I could count with your support to win our category and be able to go to the finals. All you need to do is go to this LINK and make it your favorite. Thank you, thank you, thank you for all the love :) Now, let's get back to business. In addition to encasing the closets (from IKEA), this partion also gave privacy to the bedroom without the need of a door. Of course, trying to find furnishings to fit such a narrow space was quite the quest. And here's our little Oliver looking pretty in our dressing area waiting for his morning walk. Fitting a TV in the room was no easy task. Images © TheDesignerPad I hope our renovation experience has given you some insight and inspired you to find helpful solutions for your home.

東海建築「自身的建築」期末評圖 評圖來賓: 王惟顥,建築師(Licensed Architect),UCL Bartlett 建築碩士。 賴伯威,建築師(Licensed Architect),Harvard University GSD 建築與都市設計碩士。 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. Her treehouse was only a 6x8 foot tent, but she had plenty of visitors and conducted interviews via cellphone. 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 Free Spirit Spheres For Kids Tree Tent

Advertising - Sweet Station - StumbleUpon Keyboard Coasters It’s ok to spill on this keyboard! A simple and modern set of coasters to complement your desk. Click here to buy. Invisible Bookend With this new piece Paul Cocksedge asks the question: would you want to own something, when all you can see is what it does, not what it is? Kobi Levi Kobi Levi designed a series of high heels featuring some popular Disney evil villains. Blow Wall Shelf Effortlessly dancing between installation art and functional object, YOY Idea’s Blow Shelf takes inspiration from a pile of sheet paper being blown in the wind. Pocket Cup This portable silicone cup crafted in the shape of a leaf can be folded and kept in the pocket. Animal Wine Rack Loving this series of animal shaped wood wine racks from Conte-Bleu, a design company based in Seoul, South Korea. Safari Hooks Wild walls. Snurk Geogami Bed Sheet Set Snurk is a Dutch design label, known for cushions and bed linen with photographic prints with-a-twist. Shark Socks by Lisa Grossman Cyclops iPad Case

Live Green - The Houses That PET Plastic Built Eco-minded architects and designers are making treasure out of trash by recycling used PET bottles into beautiful, sustainable, buildings. Eco-minded architects and designers are making treasure out of trash by recycling used PET bottles into beautiful, sustainable, buildings. One of the wonderful things about being recycle-minded is that every piece of trash is an opportunity to recreate something wonderful. Eco-tec, an award-winning Honduran company, has used recycled PET plastic bottles for construction of houses, water tanks, and even schools. Using some 8,000 PET recycled bottles, Eco-Tec created the “casa ecológica” or ecological house, as a means of providing sustainable construction methods and employment in Honduras. 70% of the structures built by Eco-Tec are made up of recycled PET bottles reclaimed from landfills and local clean-up projects. Each casa ecologica has a “living roof” made from sod and turf which insulates the house better than a conventional roof.

TheDesignerPad - The Designer Pad - Size Does Not Matter Living in tight spaces has its challenges. You have to be clever about how to use your limited square footage and make it functional for your needs. Malena Georgieva, a Bulgarian import, only had a little over 200 square feet to work with. Can you imagine? Her tiny fourth-floor studio apartment located a few steps from the Dakota (one of the most iconic buildings in NYC and former home of John Lennon), only has enough room for a bed, a desk, a dining table and couple of chairs. I think she did an unbelievable job considering the challenges she faced with the space. Once again the magnificent Mr. If this isn't proof that you can make a pocket-size space into a beautiful and chic home, I don't know what is. Via The New York Times, Images by Trevor Tondro

Endless possibilities >>> an Athenian “Capriccio” shows imagined versions of the city | ARCHI | SCAPES Could this be a “Capriccio Palladiano” set in Athens (originally an imaginary view of Venice’s Canal Grande by Italian painter Canaletto) ? Or a contemporary version of Giovanni Battista Piranesi‘s “Campo Marzio” (a ‘collage’ of Rome at various moments in history) ? Certainly it’s not Venice… or Rome for that matter. But these visualizations of Athens in unlikely, imagined or downright wrong conditions surely reinterpret the work of the Italian masters. Greek architects Point Supreme show they are able to blend a strong theoretical and provocative work with beautiful eye-catching images and inspired architectural design. Athens heaven 02 “Frontal Sea” – Vouliagmeni, Athens urban sea-terminal – Athens “What if” Athens 2 Strefi Pool Collage – Athens Disruptive Athens “What if” Athens 1 Tourkovounia Collage – Athens “Legit undervalued 01″ – Disaster in Athens “Kawaii” – Insular Athens Amusement park Athens Athens heaven 01 London festival / Athens Athens heaven 04 Kotzia Square – Athens Athina, Greece

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"The Art of Clean Up": El arte de ordenar | - StumbleUpon por Ursus Werhli, vía bumbumbum “The Art of Clean Up” es un libro del artista alemán Ursus Werhli, aquí recopila distintos objetos y situaciones completamente organizadas. If children’s drawings were made into toys… Email There is a studio which creates soft toys based on children’s drawings that their parents send in. Once completed, parents can buy these toys for their children, which I think is a very interesting concept and business model. But what is more interesting is seeing these weird creatures that come “alive” as toys. Leave your comment! You might also like these posts on other blogs: The Designer Pad - Color Me Happy High ceilings and abundant natural light are the best features of this colorful 19th-century apartment in Barcelona, Spain, where furniture design, brilliant layout and ingenious solutions create pleasant surprises. Architects Angle Borras and Elodie Grammont from Miel Arquitectos Studio came up with an unusual triangular floor plan using the diagonal hallway to connect all the different rooms. It was very clever of them to run the gold molding throughout to visually guide you around the apartment and at the same time serve as a disguise for the electrical installations — quite a great idea. Spotted in micasa

Inspiring and Innovative Response to Urban Rooftop Mandela Park, by Karres en Brands Landscape, Almere, The Netherlands. Almere in The Netherlands is the perfect example of a low-density city constructed from zero. Architects had a great opportunity here to demonstrate to the world how innovative and contemporary design works. Mandela Park, which opened in 2011, was designed by Karres en Brands Landscape and planned by OMA as part of the master plan for the next stage in the development of Almere. This plan focuses on the location of future business areas. Mandela Park Overview. Designing the Urban Rooftop As you can imagine, creating a new business center means ensuring easy availability and providing for new parking needs in the area. Section through car park. Human and Urban Scale Work Together The freed rectangular space of Mandela Park contrasts with the 120-meter-tall office towers in front of it. Mandela Park Overview. Mandela Park. Masterplan of park broken into distinct sections. Related Articles: The Giant Patchwork More Posts

tiny victorian cottage Tiny Victorian Cottage [via The New York Times "Home&Garden"] The most adorable little victorian cottage ever. Sandra Foster turned a Catskills hunting cabin into the romantic Victorian cottage she had always wanted, using vintage columns, flooring and wavy glass windows, and doing the carpentry herself. La cabaña más pequeña y adorable del mundo.