Once in a while, you’ll come across a strange building in an unfamiliar place and you’ll go ‘Let me take a selfie with this weird building!’ Here are some of those buildings that make that list.
This Purple House for Pembrokeshire represents an unconscious and personal trip into the Norman legacy during the Middle Ages, aiming to find a lost sense. What were the forgotten exchanges between England, Wales, Ireland and the Mediterranean shorelines?
And we thought you had to be ingenius living in New York! Hong Kong architect Gary Chang has transformed his 344 square foot apartment into a fluid, shapeshifting environment through efficient use of sliding panels, walls, and mirrors.
While researching my end of year trip to South America, I stumbled across a cute little historical town in Brazil called Paratay. Apparently it’s known for its 19th century colonial architecture, but I can’t tell you a thing about that. I’m too busy imagining what my life would be like if I called this palatial beach house my casa. Maybe I’d be a Brazilian swimwear designer and use the beachfront pool to host collection launches. Or perhaps I’d dabble in some sort of illicit trade, making the boat-only access more of a necessity than a luxury.
London-based Archipod have reinvented the idea of the home office, shifting it to the backyard and encasing it in a distinctive coating that hides a lavish interior set-up including an ergonomic semicircular computer desk, concealed background mood lighting, electric heater, smoke alarm, data ports and electrical outlets. The Pod is an insulated sphere of approximately 3 metres in diameter.
The temperature extremes in Mongolia are quiet dramatic, so it’s the perfect testing ground for this house, designed by *multiplicities, which features an inner plaster and white quartz structure that bounces light and keeps air flowing through the interior, as well as a protective black brick “skin” that absorbs heat from the sun, keeping the […]
Talk about taking the glass house to a whole new level! No, this is not a new Apple Centre in a far flung region of Norway. This is instead an amazing house by Italian design team Santambrogiomilano, which comes with a set of furniture made entirely from glass. Now, what is it they say about people in glass houses?