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Escape Into Life Bathrooms of the Future | Interior Designs And Home Ideas Ever wonder how tomorrow’s bathrooms would look like? Will they be radically different from the ones we have today? What technologies would these futuristic bathrooms incorporate? Here are some concepts that could give you some idea about what is in store. If you come across some ideas that you think need to be featured here, please mention them in the comments. Also we run a steady stream of cool posts like this at Home Designing and if you like to be notified when we have more such inspiring posts, please subscribe to our feed or newsletter! Let’s get started now, shall we! There is a good chance that water might become a precious commodity in the future. Here is another concept by designer Young Sang Eun that lays emphasis on hygiene. Another one that focuses on hygiene. Check out this Phyto-Purification Bathroom by Jun Yasumoto. Using a natural filtering principle called phyto-purification, the bathroom becomes a mini-eco-system by recycling and regenerating the wastewater.

Vader House by Andrew Maynard Architects Vader House by Andrew Maynard Architects Architect Andrew Maynard of Melbourne, Australia is amongst our favorites here at TheCoolist, and his Vader House is clearly one of his best. While it made the rounds of the design blogosphere earlier last year, we felt compelled to bring it back to light. Creative Architecture Ideas Today’s collection is going to be a mix of amazing exterior and interior architecture designs. 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? 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 The Desert Villa by Studio Aiko Japanese Shell House by Kotaro Ide

Lofted Forest Home: Organic Curves & Natural Materials Good things come to those who wait – particularly in a work of uniquely detailed and highly curved architecture. Nearly a decade in the making, this structure by Robert Harvey Oshatz is much like a tree house – lofted toward the top of the canopy around it – only bigger, grander, more complex and curved than most any tree house in the world. The perimeter of the structure is pushed out into the forest around it, curving in and out to create views as well as a sense of intimacy with the coniferous and deciduous tree cover. The curved, organic mix of materials continues to the interior of this elevated forest home – a conceptual play on the fluidity and complexity of music (the source of inspiration for the architect and client in the design).

Animated stereoviews of old Japan ::: Pink Tentacle 28 Oct 2009 In the late 19th and early 20th century, enigmatic photographer T. Enami (1859-1929) captured a number of 3D stereoviews depicting life in Meiji-period Japan. [Sumo wrestlers] A stereoview consists of a pair of nearly identical images that appear three-dimensional when viewed through a stereoscope, because each eye sees a slightly different image. This illusion of depth can also be recreated with animated GIFs like the ones here, which were created from Flickr images posted by Okinawa Soba. [Meeting at gate] [Buddhist ornament dealer] [Geisha washing their hands in the garden] [Chujenji Road, Nikko] [Geisha playing music] [Firewood dealers] [Great Buddha of Kamakura] [Torii gates at Inari shrine, Kyoto] [Geisha girls with flowers and cat] [Traveler in the mountain fog near Chujenji] [Clam diggers having lunch] [Tokyo Industrial Exposition, Ueno Park, 1907] [Campfire on the peak of Mt. [Geisha in a tearoom] [Kitano temple, Kyoto] [Road along the Fuji river] [Geisha drinking beer in the park]

Pandoras Box - Tiny Houses With a Purpose Simplicity taken to the extreme By Fida Wild Inspired by the 19th century American writer Henry David Thoreau, who lived two years in a small cabin near lake Walden, Massachusetts - German designer and architect Lars Holger Moormann created a multi-purpose garden shed called Walden. Downsizing taken seriously The wooden box may be tiny, nevertheless there's a place for everything. from the outside. Sleeping under the stars The small bedroom is accessible by a stair right inside the tiny house, where a double bed invites to stargaze. If necessary, Walden can easily be moved to a new location without too much hassle. I wonder if this geniously designed little garden shed would pass the building code for a Swiss community garden ? Living with less resonates with more and more people. Photos Walden Garden Shed by Moormann Would You Like to Leave Photos with Your Comment? Have you been there? What Other Visitors Have Said Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page... got one!

National Centre for the Performing Arts (China) The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) (simplified Chinese: 国家大剧院; traditional Chinese: 國家大劇院; pinyin: Guójiā dà jùyuàn; literally: National Grand Theatre), and colloquially described as The Giant Egg (巨蛋), is an opera house in Beijing, People's Republic of China. The Centre, an ellipsoid dome of titanium and glass surrounded by an artificial lake, seats 5,452 people in three halls and is almost 12,000 m² in size. It was designed by French architect Paul Andreu. The exterior of the theater is a titanium accented glass dome that is completely surrounded by a man-made lake. The dome measures 212 meters in east–west direction, 144 meters in north–south direction, and is 46 meters high. National Grand Theatre at night. Internally, there are three major performance halls: The Opera Hall is used for operas, ballet, and dances and seats 2,416.The Music Hall seats 2,017 seats.The Theatre Hall is used for plays and the Beijing opera. Building detail: transition from glass to titanium.

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