Architecture

North of the Sun Cabin in Norway 1

North of the Sun Cabin in Norway

To most people, the idea of roughing it for nine months in Norway, let alone nine months in a remote and uninhabited bay in the Lofoten Islands, sounds both silly and suicidal. To Norwegian surfers Inge Wegge and Jørn Ranum, … Continue reading

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Aviators Villa in New York 1

Aviator’s Villa in New York

Even though we cover some of the most beautiful dwellings on Earth, it’s not too often that we encounter homes that really break the mold of traditional design. The Aviator’s Villa is just that – an outside of the box … Continue reading

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Green Lantern Residence In San Antonio Texas 1

Green Lantern Residence In San Antonio, Texas

Much cooler than Ryan Reynolds in spandex, the Green Lantern Residence in the Alamo Heights neighborhood of San Antonio, Texas, is an ecologically-minded, 4,000 square-foot home that’s obviously quite pleasing to the eyeballs. Architect John Grable handled the design, putting … Continue reading

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Buck Creek House In Big Sur California 1

Buck Creek House In Big Sur, California

We’ve triple checked this, because at first it didn’t seem right, but apparently the design of this beautiful three bedroom home by Fougeron Architecture in Big Sur, California, was inspired by… the banana slug. Buck Creek House is tucked into … Continue reading

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False Bay Writers Cabin in Washington 1

False Bay Writer’s Cabin in Washington

Whether it’s a curious bear looking for food or a couple of nogoodniks looking for your cash and belongings, a quiet cabin in the woods is never truly safe from intruders. It’s with that harsh reality in mind that the … Continue reading

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Transformer Apartment by Vlad Mishin 1

Transformer Apartment by Vlad Mishin

Small spaces may be more of a challenge to design than larger ones, but the payoff is well worth the effort. Take this amazing transformer apartment by Russian designer Vlad Mishin for instance, a tiny space that has been maximized … Continue reading

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Aluminum Cabin in Vestfold Norway 1

Aluminum Cabin in Vestfold, Norway

Architects are continuing to get more creative when it comes to building materials. We’ve seen just about everything one could think of, but when it comes to personal homes, this is the first time we’ve encountered an aluminum cabin. Built … Continue reading

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Pond Treehouse in Uslar Germany  1

Pond Treehouse in Uslar, Germany

Dads everywhere, prepare for a massive jolt of inadequateness. German architect baumraum has taken the term “treehouse” – often used to describe a little hut in the backyard made out of a few 2x4s – and turned it into a … Continue reading

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The Slavik Summer Houses

Summer homes all have a certain air about them. If they aren’t open to the elements or integrated with the nature on site– chances are that it isn’t somewhere we will be spending our Summer holiday. Swedish architect Mats Fahlender and … Continue reading

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BuzzFeed Los Angeles Office By JIDK 1

BuzzFeed Los Angeles Office By JIDK

One doesn’t just “come up” with amazing articles and memes about what it’s like to grow up in the 90s, which Lord of the Rings character you are, or the “22 Signs You Love Scandal.” One must first get waist-deep … Continue reading