The narrow long building is located on a piece of land parallel to the axis between the existing house, the garden and the adjacent lake. The positioning of the new building frames a new plaza, while its
The timber-framed Turf House was commissioned by an ambitious couple set on building a low-energy eco-home and was completed for approximately $337,000 USD, including the cost of the land ($64,000 USD).
Long time friends Tom Hare, a celebrated willow sculptor, and Zoe Lathbury have always talked about the dying Cherry tree at the back of Zoe's garden and its potential for one of Tom's fabulous designs.
Hill and Jones often build a semi-circle from natural materials and set it amidst a dazzling lake. Then they wait for the sun to hit at the right moment to create a perfect reflection that completes the
The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art just acquired a rare Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian House, and the institution plans to transport it from the Borough of Millstone in New York to Crystal Bridges’
Coyle, a wooden helmet company, is one of those ventures that began as a garage experiment and slowly evolved into a successful business. Coyle makes specialty helmets in Corvallis, Oregon, using a wood
Andy Goldsworthy is a world-renowned artist, known for constructing complex and elaborate site-specific sculptures from natural materials. He has produced works using everything from icicles and mud to
In order to make the rich earthy colors, the design team made paint mixtures from local soils and clay. These were hand-painted on jute fabric, sealed with silicate mineral paint and linseed oil, and then
Casamania just unveiled its new metal and wicker Raphia chair, which strikes a balance between modern design and traditional craftsmanship. Designed by Politecnico di Milano industrial design graduates
While rustic on the outside, each of the tree houses is adorned with luxury furnishings - mostly made with natural materials - for optimum comfort. Naturally lit and ventilated thanks to wide openings,
The timber cladding references the original National Theater designed in the 1970s with board-formed concrete while the boxy geometry mimics the adjacent theater. But that's where similarities between the
Fully licensed by all of the relevant authorities, the floating bar has a remarkable capacity of roughly 250 people. This is made possible by the drums, which are virtually impossible to sink. All of the
Using a restrained material palette that includes wood, stone, concrete and white walls, TACT Architecture was able to make the outdoors a crucial element of their overall design. The northern entrance
Sometimes we get so caught up in exciting new sustainable homes designed in Japan and Scandanavia, that we forget to honor the original masters of organic architecture. Take Mickey Muennig, who designed