Montreal-based design studio YH2 were commissioned to design two types of wood and concrete mountain retreats that would offer panoramic vistas of the gorgeous landscape of the Fraternité-sur-Lac resort
THIMPHU, BHUTAN--My first meal in the land of Gross National Happiness was prepared by Five Diamond star chef Mario Fernandez, of Aman Resorts. When asked point blank whether GNH is indeed a measurement
The Barndominium is a long and narrow barn-like building with a wood exterior and a high-pitched roof. One half the building is occupied by a double-height wood workshop and the other half is a 1 bedroom,
UN Studio drew upon three distinct lines of design to create different environments and performative qualities. The overall configuration of the project is based on triangular base forms, and the massing
The structures can accommodate more than a few people and can be altered to fit an extra floor about ground level. The designer claims that the Nook can also be used as a raft-type structure thanks to the
On June 3, 2008, two children living in a small house overlooking a lush valley in Guaimaca, Honduras were murdered by four criminals. Jennie Lizeth Lopez (12) and her brother, Karlin Adali Valdez (10)
A home base for ecological workshops and biomimicry studies, the Morpho Eco retreat is situated on a high plateau about 850 feet above sea level, which means it basically floats among the clouds and peers
James Stockwell exploited three sine curves to create the home's unique form, while relying on low embodied energy materials to fit in with the vernacular architecture of Victoria's south coast. Concrete
Although the structural frame is made with concrete, the rest of the interior and exterior of the cabin was constructed with 60 trees felled sustainably nearby. This contrasting timber was used for walls,
Built on pilings on the beach, Nueva Esperanza (which means new hope in Spanish) was constructed in accordance with the community's longstanding vernacular. A timber base is accentuated with bamboo walls
Propped up on stilts to keep it safe from flooding, a common technique in the region, the Lazika Municipality Building is comprised of three distinct volumes that are nonetheless interconnected. The base
Using the same traditional technique used to aerate hay, JFK and FUGA have left gaps between the spruce cladding to bring in natural light. This combined with cut outs on all sides of the building ensures
Diogo Aguiar told Dezeen that the commission for an eco-resort aroused a strong sense of responsibility given that it would be placed in one of Portugal's most precious parks. This is why the team opted
Corrugated steel is great for durability and cost and the mansard roof helps to create the expansive space, which comprises 26 beds in 13 rooms. There is also a meditation hall, library and a dining hall.
Living Architecture just unveiled the first images of its next installment in a series of iconic works of architecture that will be built and then rented to tourists - and it's by far the strangest yet.
Built on a 300mm thick concrete slab that was placed over the existing footprint in order to minimize site disturbance in the internationally-recognized nature reserve, the Shingle House chimney, hearth,