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Adaptive Mudgee Mini Cabin Opens to the Australian Landscape

Adaptive Mudgee Mini Cabin Opens to the Australian Landscape

This Mudgee Permanent Camping project by Casey Brown Architecture excels at working with its environment -- which is not an easy task given its isolated, rugged cliff-side locale in New South Wales,

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Sydney Architecture Students Build Pavilion From 2000 Recycled Cardboard Tubes

Sydney Architecture Students Build Pavilion From 2000 Recycled Cardboard Tubes

UNSW's Built Environment team designed, prefabricated and pre-assembled the temporary pavilion at the Tramsheds on UNSW’s Randwick campus. They used plywood sheets and cut holes in the wood to create

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OFIS Unveils Prismatic Carbon Neutral Solar Powered Offices for Slovenia

OFIS Unveils Prismatic Carbon Neutral Solar Powered Offices for Slovenia

Rather than just one building, OFIS conceived the offices as a campus or miniature city. While the structures will be formed by concrete shells, they will also be lined with lightweight, aluminum panels

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Steel Space: A Shipping Container Turned Mobile Kitchen and Restaurant

Steel Space: A Shipping Container Turned Mobile Kitchen and Restaurant

Steel Space is a shipping container that can be transformed into a fully stocked restaurant, a kitchen appliance showroom, a compact traveling café, or even into a fast-food franchise. The module can

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Lightweight Steel Study House II Shines on the Dutch Waterscape

Lightweight Steel Study House II Shines on the Dutch Waterscape

The home is designed for the urban life as well as the open landscape. The street-facing side of the Steel Study House II is designed for privacy, with operable shades and louvered windows that minimize

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Blocks House: Because Slums Need Prefab Modular Homes Too

Blocks House: Because Slums Need Prefab Modular Homes Too

Here's a concept Prince Charles may want to look into for his new eco slum community - Blocks House, a modular and prefabricated housing system designed especially for impoverished areas. With over 1

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Porte Cochère is a Spiraling Prefab Pavilion for the UN Campus in NYC

Porte Cochère is a Spiraling Prefab Pavilion for the UN Campus in NYC

The Porte Cochère's main function is to serve as an entrance pavilion while several historic UN buildings are being renovated - a project that is scheduled to span five years. Taking the temporary nature

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Elegant Japanese Cottages Stacked and Staggered Like Shipping Containers

Elegant Japanese Cottages Stacked and Staggered Like Shipping Containers

The hotel is located on the seaside of Yokohama where the cottages were staggered randomly on the site, giving the resort as a whole an organic look. Not much has been done to the land where the cottages

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ARKit Prefab Eco-Homes Sit Light on the Earth

ARKit Prefab Eco-Homes Sit Light on the Earth

ARKit designs and manufactures factory-built buildings using a wall panel system they designed themselves that incorporates sustainable materials and achieves a high degree of thermal performance. The

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Platoon Kunsthalle GwangJu Shipping Container Art Center Stacks Up in Korea

Platoon Kunsthalle GwangJu Shipping Container Art Center Stacks Up in Korea

Platoon, a rather mysterious creative consulting agency based out of Berlin and Seoul, conceived the Gwangju center as an industrial, wide open space with plenty of room to display art. The use of

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Zero-Energy House Generates Enough Juice to Charge an EV

Zero-Energy House Generates Enough Juice to Charge an EV

The Institute for Lightweight Structures and Conceptual Design (ILEK) at the University of Stuttgart just unveiled a concept home that is not just net zero -- it's actually designed to generate excess

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Thoreau-Inspired Sustainable Cabin Rises Up in West Texas

Thoreau-Inspired Sustainable Cabin Rises Up in West Texas

More than a century ago, Henry David Thoreau asked, “What’s the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?” He might not have been pondering climate change or green design,

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PGA Prairie Hopper is a Transforming Prefab Sports Pavilion

PGA Prairie Hopper is a Transforming Prefab Sports Pavilion

In addition to having the ability to go off the grid, the structure itself is constructed of high-recycled content steel and recycled content shade cloth. The floor of the Prairie Hopper is lined with

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Innovative Wildlife Crossings for Denver’s Perilous I-70 West

Innovative Wildlife Crossings for Denver’s Perilous I-70 West

The ARC International Wildlife Crossing Design Competition asked architects and designers to come up with beautiful and compelling designs able to meet the needs and improve the safety for both the people

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Solar-Powered Garden Canopy Proposed For New York’s BQE

Solar-Powered Garden Canopy Proposed For New York’s BQE

Starr Whitehouse presented three final concepts in a public meeting to 35 neighborhood residents as well as representatives of city agencies and state and local elected officials. The three concepts

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The eP: Studio Prefab Pops-up in Venice, CA

The eP: Studio Prefab Pops-up in Venice, CA

PieceHomes' modular prefab eP: Studio recently popped up in Venice, CA, and the process of placing it is almost as cool as the studio itself. The single-piece prefabricated upper level was trucked

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The Modules: LEED Silver Modular Housing At Temple University

The Modules: LEED Silver Modular Housing At Temple University

The five-story building located right next to Temple University's main campus includes a ground floor parking garage, a bike garage, and a maintenance station topped with four stories of apartments and a

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Lookotels Seeks to Roll Out Prefabricated Capsule Hotels in Spain

Lookotels Seeks to Roll Out Prefabricated Capsule Hotels in Spain

Capsule hotels are all the rage in Japan, and now Lookotels is aiming to bring the prefabricated modular building trend to Spain. The company has envisioned a 100-room hotel composed of factory-built

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Tree Adventure is a High Flying Walkway with a Giant Bird Nest

Tree Adventure is a High Flying Walkway with a Giant Bird Nest

Photos by Paul Warchol When designing the high-flying exhibit, Metcalfe balanced perceived danger, actual safety, beautiful materials and real trees to make for a playful and exhilarating

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Chic Modern Chicken Coop Grows a Green Roof

Chic Modern Chicken Coop Grows a Green Roof

At-home fruit and veggie gardens are nothing new, but a growing trend amongst those trying to go more organic are backyard chicken coops. Our friends at Dwell recently shared the story of one

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Temporary Prefabricated School Boasts a Multifaceted Façade

Temporary Prefabricated School Boasts a Multifaceted Façade

Celtnieks' master's thesis, entitled Relief School of Philadelphia, concentrates on providing temporary school rooms for the Julia R. Masterman School in Philadelphia, which was built in the 1950's. As

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Shipping Container Rainforest Home Survives Category 5 Cyclone

Shipping Container Rainforest Home Survives Category 5 Cyclone

Earth Science Australia's team built the rainforest research center using two 6m (20') containers placed 3m (10') apart. Leaving a space between the containers allows for a semi-enclosed area for storage,

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Park-side Eco Kindergarten Features a Glowing Façade

Park-side Eco Kindergarten Features a Glowing Façade

The Nursery in the Park is a sensitively-designed and placed building in the heart of an old park in the city of Zaragoza, Spain. Santiago Carroquino Arquitectos focused on creating a preschool with

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Fantastic Flat-Pack Prefab Cabins by Form and Forest

Fantastic Flat-Pack Prefab Cabins by Form and Forest

Form and Forest is the brainchild of brothers Jeff and Ryan Jordan, where Jeff owns and runs a prefab manufacturing company in the Calgary area and Ryan is an industrial designer. The designs for the

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Prefab for Multi-Generational Living Unveiled at West Coast Green!

Prefab for Multi-Generational Living Unveiled at West Coast Green!

The ‘Inspired In Law’ concept, also known as ASAP, ‘architectural solutions for the aging population’, focuses on avoiding costs of assisted living, while increasing safety with sustainable,

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Lego Style Shipping Container Skyscraper Inspired by Mondrian

Lego Style Shipping Container Skyscraper Inspired by Mondrian

Since Rotterdam has a rather vast container port, sourcing the modular elements for the Adaptable Tower would be made even more sustainable since the containers would not have to be trucked from afar. The

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Landhouse: A Sloping Prefab Home Complete with Meadow Roof

Landhouse: A Sloping Prefab Home Complete with Meadow Roof

A LANDHOUSE can be customized with as many green features as the homeowner wants. The basic structure is very well insulated, but sustainability can be improved upon by installing ground source energy,

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