INHABITAT: What inspired you to write Housing Reclaimed?
Jessica Kellner: I was inspired to write Housing Reclaimed after hearing stories on the news day after day about all the people losing their homes
Sustain Design Studio recently unveiled their latest prefab model, the Solo 40, a smart and efficient modular home that packs in a lot in just 480 sq ft. Sustain Design Studio is the brainchild of Candian
The Aquaterra Environmental Center sits on what used to be the Drocourt coking plant, which began operation in 1925. The plant was one of the largest coke production plants in Europe before it was shut
Schmidt Hammer Lassen just unveiled preliminary drawings for Hong Kong's new Island School. Working in cooperation with Thomas Chow Architects, Schmidt Hammer Lassen designed a plant- and daylight-filled
Each module for MF Architect's Pre-Fab Cottage measures 14' x 14' in size and can be assembled in any configuration. For this setup, the owners wanted four modules connected together via a hallway module.
The rear of the pub was renovated this year from a tiny back area into what is essentially a play area for adults. The design work was completed by Techné Architects, who envisioned a space that was very
The Savannah Project is Julio Garcia's retreat when he's not working in either Miami or Brooklyn. Built from two 40 ft shipping containers, the home is about 800 sq ft and features one bedroom, bathroom,
The new vertical garden on the exterior of the Palacio de Congresos has a total area of 1,492 m2, with 1,000 m2 made up of a hydroponic vertical garden system and the remainder made up of climbing plants
Twelve acres of land form the "Culture Island," which is separated from the German mainland not by water, but by a different and fantastical approach to living. Forester Jürgen Bergmann learned the art
Inquiry is a great read for KieranTimberlake fans and followers - it's a celebration of the firm's various projects ranging from residential to commercial, academic and civic buildings. It also provides
This home is a design and research project that sought to revitalize a typical suburban residential building with modern amenities and sustainable retrofits while adjusting the building's spacial program
Brazilian furniture designer Fernando Jaeger creates modern, functional pieces using local materials, traditional craft and reforested wood out of São Paulo. He has a number of stores in and around the
In 2013, architects and designers went above and beyond to push the boundaries of design and build a more sustainable future. But it wasn't all glossy skyscrapers and high-profile projects - in the past
Last year, Hackney City Farm held a design competition open to architects, designers and students for the design of a new shop and info center. The Farm requested that the shop use recycled materials and
This small apartment only has a footprint of 25 sq meters, so Alan Chu had to make the most of the small space. Organized across two floors, the renovated micro apartment has an open floor plan kitchen