Luxury cabins perch on a cliffside to frame stunning fjord views

Renowned architecture firm Snøhetta has joined forces with homeware company Vipp to create a collection of luxurious vacation cabins. Situated above a fjord in rural Norway, the compact dwellings feature generous glazing that’s designed to make visitor… Continue reading Luxury cabins perch on a cliffside to frame stunning fjord views

Pint-sized tiny house packs in plenty of home comforts

As its name suggests, the recently completed Nicole’s 16 x 8 Tiny Home, by Colorado’s MitchCraft Tiny Homes has a length of just 16 ft (4.8 m) and a width of 8 ft (2.4 m). Despite these size constraints, the firm managed to squeeze in the sort of featu… Continue reading Pint-sized tiny house packs in plenty of home comforts

London to get a slice of the Big Apple with NYC-style Highline park

A new High Line-style project is coming to London, UK. Named the Camden Highline, it will create an elevated park and walkway in the vein of the remarkably popular attraction in New York City.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: High … Continue reading London to get a slice of the Big Apple with NYC-style Highline park

Shipping containers transformed into attractive light-filled homes

Rakhee Shobhit Design Associates (RSDA) offers an impressive example of shipping-container-based architecture with its Container House. Located on a picturesque plot in rural India, the project involved heavily modifying a collection of shipping contai… Continue reading Shipping containers transformed into attractive light-filled homes

Micro-cabin with rock-like finish blends into a French forest

Back in 2014, Bureau (formerly Bureau A) constructed a novel dwelling named Antoine that blends into the Swiss Alps. The firm has now followed up that design with another literature-inspired micro-cabin named Thérèse with a rocky exterior finish.Contin… Continue reading Micro-cabin with rock-like finish blends into a French forest

Zaha Hadid Architects floats sci-fi museum in eye-catching “star cloud”

Zaha Hadid Architects has been commissioned to create a science fiction museum in China. Never one to shy away from the opportunity to produce radical buildings, the firm has designed a project that wouldn’t look too out of place in a sci-fi movie itse… Continue reading Zaha Hadid Architects floats sci-fi museum in eye-catching “star cloud”

Stunning timber maritime center stands up to harsh wind and high tide

Snøhetta recently completed an attractive timber maritime center in Esbjerg, Denmark. Inspired by wooden boat construction, the building is designed to withstand punishing local conditions, including high winds and potential flooding.Continue ReadingCa… Continue reading Stunning timber maritime center stands up to harsh wind and high tide

Tiny house maximizes limited space with smart interior layout

With their punishing space constraints, French tiny houses are always going to be a compromise – it’s simply not possible to fit the features found in the huge North American models. Given it only had a length of just 20 ft (6 m) to work with, France’s… Continue reading Tiny house maximizes limited space with smart interior layout

Kitchen maker incorporates offcuts into attractive tiny house build

Finding itself with a steady supply of offcuts, Lithuanian kitchen maker Konga hit upon a clever idea: why not incorporate the surplus material into its own line of prefabricated tiny houses? The result is an attractive non-towable dwelling that can ei… Continue reading Kitchen maker incorporates offcuts into attractive tiny house build

Amazing cabin slides apart to embrace the great outdoors

Back in 2020 we reported on the ANNA Stay, a remarkable cabin with walls that slide open to offer a semi-outdoor lifestyle. Creator Caspar Schols has now revisited the project for the ANNA Stay 2.0, which features the same radical design, but adds some… Continue reading Amazing cabin slides apart to embrace the great outdoors