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The eco-friendly floating habitat WaterNest 100, designed by Giancarlo Zema for EcoFloLife is an enveloping of 100 sqm residential unit, 12 m in diameter and 4 m high, made entirely of recycled glued laminated timber and a recycled aluminium hull. Balconies are conveniently located on the sides and thanks to the large windows, permit enjoyment of fascinating views over the water. Bathroom and kitchen skylights are located on the wooden roof, as well as 60sqm of amorphous photovoltaic panels capable […]

Designed by MWD-Designers, this contemporary home is located in Poland. As you can see in the photos below, the result is a small home that breathes, a stylish refuge that successfully accommodates modern living functions. By organizing day areas into an open plan, the designers created a massive dynamic interior, which resembles an art gallery. Guests here can enjoy the overwhelming exhibition while socializing in an informal, unconventional atmosphere. The color palette is minimalist and helps create the feeling of a […]

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Located in Vanagup?s gatv?, Palanga, Lithuania, this  is a residential project completed by UAB Architektu biuras in 2013. All living spaces are lifted above the street level and focused on the forest, while the utilitarian spaces are positioned on the lower level – consequently, establishing the reaction to the intricate landscape besides sparing as much of the site for outdoor activities and for psychological perception of private house Through creative discussions it was decided to avoid the impression of a […]

Designed by SOLISCOLOMER, the Casa Chinkara is a residential project located in Guatemala City, Guatemala. The house was imagined as a rock embedded in the landscape, an ethereal element that follows the order of the contour lines of the terrain. Inside it houses an art gallery, an intimate space for contemplation, a container of experiences materialized in the various works of art that conform it. Except for the art gallery each one of the rooms in the house is contained in […]

Brick House is a residential project completed by Clare Cousins Architects in 2011. The bright and spacious home is located in Prahran, Victoria, Australia. Craving privacy from looming neighbouring flats two new structures were conceived to cocoon a private central courtyard space between them. Designed for a young family the house caters for their needs now and in the future. A flexible space, referred to as the studio, is housed on top of the new garage forming a double story mass at the […]

HASSELL in collaboration with the University of Melbourne (Australia) have designed a variety of living roofs for the Burnley Campus. The Burnley Living Roofs at the University of Melbourne’s Burnley Campus is a world-class research and teaching facility – and the first of its kind in Australia. Green infrastructure, including the installation of plants on under-utilized urban surfaces, can provide significant benefits for our cities. Three separate living roofs make up the facility, each with a specific function. Firstly, the Demonstration Roof […]

Designer and creative director Parolio, has recently completed Wanda Café Optimista, a new bright and colourful cafe located in the Salamanca district of Madrid, Spain. The bar area is crowned with a spectacular lamp made of solid wood and clear acrylic cylinders, giving the finishing touch to a design that takes you from the business and shopping center of Madrid, to the warm, tropical and cosmopolitan capitals, because: “The idea is that when you enter Wanda you enter the emotional universe […]

Completed recently by 2B.GROUP, this contemporary 1,938 sq ft apartment is situated in Moscow, Russia. Saz Apartment stands out due to a sleek contemporary look and a generously-sized terrace, which can be used as extra living space. As you enter through the generously-sized hallway, you have a global image of the apartment, with its stylish living zone and kitchen organized in an open layout. The kitchen is fully equipped and has an unusual amount of storage and work surfaces due to the […]

Unihabitat, a design brand in Japan dedicated to creating clothing and home products for pets and their humans, has created what is possibly the best hoodie ever – the ‘Mewgaroo.’ Not only is it an adorable cat-shaped hoodie with paw-like sleeves, but it has a kangaroo pouch so you and your furry friend can snuggle and stay warm. The kangaroo pouch can also be used for smaller lap dogs in a pinch, and it also has a removable lining so you […]

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Located in Chiva, Spain, this contemporary residence surrounded by nature was designed in 2014 by Ramon Esteve Estudio.The aim of the proposal is the creation of different outdoor areas linked to the rooms inside, according to their level of privacy. Each room is differently high according to its use and spreads its program on a single level, except for the bedrooms’ bay.Two big stone walls protect the access. While the visitor comes in, the space becomes more permeable, allowing glances […]

Industrial attic apartment designed by Dimitar Karanikolov and Veneta Nikolova, situated in Sofia, Bulgaria. Architect Dimitar Karanikolov and interior designer Veneta Nikolova moved to Sofia, where they found a small but interesting attic apartment in a newly built development. They spent the next two years reconstructing the place, designing furniture and experimenting with details, and finishes. An interior concept aiming at well-balanced hipster modernity garnished with pieces of vintage furniture and accessories. A massive dark “cube” occupies the center of the living room, […]

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Located in Brighton, Melbourne, Australia, this contemporary single family house was designed by Max Architects and Minka Interiors. The geometric forms of the house are bold and unprecedented in its immediate surrounds. Built in a largely conservative setting within a street-scape comprising a mixture of traditional period homes and recent replica house styles, this design is unashamedly contemporary with a sculptural edge. Open and enclosed spaces are overlapped in a living program that pays tribute to functionality and relaxed living: “On […]

Designed by Patkau Architects in 2013, Hadaway House is a private residence, a snow country house located in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. This snow country house is located on a northwest slope overlooking a panoramic view of Whistler valley in southwest British Columbia. Construction is a hybrid of monolithic and framed systems. The exterior form of the house is shaped by the intersection of two principal considerations: The first is the allowable building footprint and height. The second is the need to shed […]

Do you remember this bathroom with transparent glass floor? It was designed to shock all the people that enter your house, and I am sure the gallery below will make a good impression on you too. Transparent wall becomes limiting, including the distribution of wet and dry areas. Apparently a lot of benefits you know. The entire wall adjacent to the bedroom area can be made of Transparent Glass Walls. Similarly, boundary between wet and dry areas. Bathroom with form like this may seem […]

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If you have a studio apartment with a roof terrace – it’s a present! Designers create amazing roof terraces of different styles, with gardens, fireplaces and dining zones. Here you may spend the most relaxing, wonderful and philosophic moments of your life. There are three important factors to consider when designing a roof terrace. The first of these is Wind. This needs to be filtered by using trellis of some description in order to protect the plants from wind scorch […]

Designed by Martin Dulanto in 2014, Casa Maple is a private home with an amazing roof terrace with stunning views. Located in Asia District, Peru, this particular house is a “massive block” which has received several “cuts” (randomly arranged openings) through which we can see what’s inside: other blocks, this time exposed concrete. The project has been divided into 4 areas: social are, bedroom area, service area, terrace. The social area of the first level has been raised as a single large space […]