Architecture

10 of the Most Incredible Black Homes

April 23, 2014 Architecture
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Mention painting your house black to your parents, siblings, and friends and they will think you lost your mind. Why would anyone paint their house black to stand out in the middle of the block like a sore thumb and to soak in the intense rays of the sun? When you show them our top […]

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Mirrorcube TreeHotel in Scandinavia is Mind-Blowing

April 22, 2014 Architecture
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There is nothing like the TreeHotel anywhere else in the world, which is ideally illustrated by their Mirrorcube Room. The Mirrorcube Room sits up in a tree, a perfect cube, 100% mirrored to the real world. The interior is a plush hotel room that is complete joy. Now, in this case, plush equals rough plywood, […]

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Floating Cities That Sail on the Sea

April 21, 2014 Architecture
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There is an amazing new past time hitting the seas and waterways in recent years, swimming cities. These creations are the works of artists who come together to create a group of floating houses that are tied together to float from destination to destination to show off their works. The swimming cities are roughly built […]

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The Infill Concept Will Allow People to Live Between Buildings

April 21, 2014 Architecture
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People continue to flock to the cities to find jobs, opportunity, and entertainment, but space continues to diminish at an even faster rate. One concept being explored in urban environments is called urban infill. In the gaps between buildings, skinny structures are erected which can house a person, family, or families. Danish designers Mateusz Mastalski and […]

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Instagram Offices in San Francisco by Geremia Design

April 7, 2014 Architecture
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In the fast moving world of high-tech, most offices have become tributes to connections, color, and the future, but not at Instagram. Instead, Geremia Design took the roots of Instagram and plugged them right into the design. Vintage cameras are displayed throughout the facility, a reminder to the photographic business Instagram thrives in. The furniture […]

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Old Chapel Turned into Intriguing Restaurant in Antwerp

April 6, 2014 Architecture
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The old chapel on the military base was showing its age. Still a structure with character and beauty, but unused. Investors saw the potential is this elegant building, but knew it needed a significant transformation to transform it from a chapel into a classy restaurant. They turned to the architectural arm of Piet Boon to […]

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This Underwater Discus Hotel in Dubai Would be Incredible

April 6, 2014 Architecture
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Dubai architecture continues to rock the world. One of the newest concepts being pushed towards construction is the Discus Underwater Hotel. The hotel will be split between a large disc above the water and an even larger disc with hotel rooms far below the ocean surface. Visitors to the hotel will ride elevators in the […]

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This Rainbow Twisted Road Bookstore Will Make Your Kids Want to Read

April 5, 2014 Architecture
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A trip to the bookstore is often met with resistance by kids. What could be more boring than walking up and down aisles of books? The Saraiva Bookstore São Paulo is one bookstore that kids love to visit, thanks to Arthur Casas design. The store features a rainbow walkway that undulates through the wall mounted bookshelves. […]

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Welcome To The Aqua Dome – A Thermal Heated Luxury Resort in Austria

March 26, 2014 Architecture
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The Aqua Dome takes the idea of a resort featuring hot springs and elegant pools to an entirely new level. The Aqua Dome Thermal Resort is located in Längenfeld, Austria, in the Ötztal valley, but its most important feature is 1800 meters away, straight down. Deep under the resort lies hot springs which have been tapped into […]

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D/Dock Updates Google’s Amsterdam Office

March 26, 2014 Architecture
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Google’s Amsterdam offices are officially reopened after some incredible renovations at the hands of D/Dock. The theme behind the new quirky design comes from company founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, or more accurately, from their garages. D/Dock themed the new offices based upon items that were in the garages of the two founders, while […]

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