In Black Hills, South Dakota, there’s a geeky house that’s been remodeled to look like a Hobbit’s humble abode. Although this one’s not located on the side of a hill, but rather, on top of a tree!
In Chicago, an old church has been renovated into a home that you could say is quite… heavenly.
A creative process often starts with a white piece of paper, sketched on and discarded. But, what happens when you ask a group of artists to make white paper the beginning, middle and end of a creative project? Redefining Paper, initiated by James Cropper, challenged eight creatives to separately explore the potential of white paper, with surprising results.
EverBlock founder Arnon Rosan has found a way to decorate our homes with materials that can be assembled and disassembled easily. No, I’m not talking about IKEA. I’m talking about LEGO, but for adults!
In London, developers are planning on building a 10-storey high translucent pool that acts both as a bridge between two luxury apartments and as an agoraphobic’s worst nightmare.
Ok not really NSFW, unless of course, your boss would find this kinky, then it’s definitely NSFW, not to mention weird and awkward. In Bochum, Germany, creative firm ‘Atelier Van Lieshout’ has put together a massive installation that’s both a house and a soft adult movie.
A fellowship of architects has come up with a plan to build a real-life Minas Tirith, the capital of Gondor in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. The cost of building a fictional city? Oh, just $2.8 billion.
Forget building a home that’s like the rest of ’em. What you need to stand out and keep up with the Joneses is the Casa Brutale by architects Laertis Antonios Ando Vassiliou and Pantelis Kampouropoulos.
While most, if not all preschools discourage kids from playing in the rain, Japan has one innovative institution that does the opposite. It lets children be themselves as they play and splash in a giant puddle accumulating in the school’s courtyard.
If you’re not gonna finish what you’ve started, at the very least make it look like this. In his project ‘Sunday’, Kiev-based designer Pavel Vetrov painted an all-white hotel room with street art. The catch is, he painted only half of it.
When Australia’s largest health insurer Medibank decided to build themselves a new headquarters, they asked creative studio ‘HASSELL’ to design a healthy and active working environment – because you know, healthy is what they do. So the studio came up with a staircase design that’s vibrant, engaging, and most importantly in an office setting, trippy.
In China, a wealthy tech executive has put his hard-earned money to good use: by giving mankind a real life USS Enterprise – albeit one that doesn’t fly.
To celebrate London’s easing of tight home-sharing regulations, Airbnb is renting out a one-of-a-kind property that’s set in one of the city’s best locations: the River Thames.
20,000 sheets of poppy red paper and 4 tonnes of stone drawn from the river bed are all that environmental artist Steve Messam is using to create PaperBridge, a stunning intervention into one of Britain’s most dramatic landscapes. This remarkable, weight-bearing paper bridge, resplendent in red, has straddled a flowing waterway in the beautiful Lake District as part of Lakes Ignite since early May.