It’s 2am and your neighbour upstairs is making a racket, but not just any old racket. This type of racket sounds unlike anything you’ve heard before. Could that be… bowling balls being… rolled across the floor?
Would you like a quick tour of the world’s most expensive 1-bedroom apartment? It’s being listed at 1.8 billion yen (US$21.8 million) as we take a peek. Simply called The House, it’s located at the most exclusive district of Tokyo – Minami-Azabu. At 4,434 square foot (411.932 sq m), we did the math and it came up to a jaw-dropping US$4,920.75 per square foot.
Wow, what is this? This crazy apartment design by Vlad Mishin comes with metal-framed plywood sculptural moulds that sharply pivot, fold and rotate to reveal the TV panel, the kitchen, and openings to different parts of the 60-sqm space. It looks like a total delight to live in.
Einsteinhaus is located in a regular apartment building in Bern, Switzerland, but an extraordinary man used to live here: Albert Einstein. For just two years, from 1903 to 1905, Einstein called this small apartment home, yet while he was working at the Swiss patent office and living in this space, he also published his very famous Annus Mirabilis papers, which ‘became the foundational work not only for his research, but almost all of astrophysics to come’.
We’ve all had that dream (right?) when we’ve thought about buying a school bus and turning it into a makeshift apartment. Right? Well I have, so I’m excited to present these 15 amazing converted school buses via Mental Floss. People who have been lucky enough to get their hands on a retired school bus really […]
When you’ve got a piece of land that measures 11 meters by 200 meters, you really don’t have much space unless you think like Slovenian design firm OFIS. In a seemingly small space, OFIS have managed to fit service areas, public function rooms, and 192 studio apartments. So what? People build high rise buildings everyday. […]
I came across Urbio on Vimeo. This Vertical Garden design just looks so sweet. I can’t wait to get mine. Ever wanted a garden in your apartment? Well, now you can have one. [watch the video below]