This Tiny House Design Inspired By The Lunar Module

Nestled on the banks of the Columbia River in central Washington, the roughly 250-square-foot home is hexagon-shaped, perched nearly 9 feet above the ground on three massive steel beams. Inside, earthlings are greeted by an open floor plan. A breakfast nook has a porthole-shaped window overlooking the river and the hillside; a kitchen with stainless steel appliances provides space to cook up a...

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Meet “The Conker” – Automotive Ultimate Living Pod

Ex-Rolls Royce engineer Jag Virdie is out to offer an affordable solution to pricey housing – and in style. Conker Living is his entrepreneurial startup that’s garnering attention for its versatile £21,000 (US$27,000) 10-square-meter home pods, each spanning roughly 13 feet (3.9 meters) in diameter. The tiny homes can be joined together to form larger spaces and offer greater flexibility when it...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/09/meet-the-conker-automotive-ultimate-living-pod/

Architectural & Technology Company Builds Curve Appeal 3D-Printed House

Branch Technology consists of a diverse team of architects, programmers, mechanical engineers, mathematicians and industrial designers focused on the common goal of revolutionizing the built environment. We are passionate about translating the strength, beauty, and efficiency of nature into how we build. “This work showcases the conceptual design work for the world’s first freeform 3D...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/09/architectural-technology-company-builds-curve-appeal-3d-printed-house/

Impressive Conceptual Architecture And Art Projects By Michael Jantzen

Michael Jantzen (previously) explores art, architecture and design in his imaginative renderings of conceptual buildings and structures inspired by nature, technology and science. “I want to reinvent the built environment in order to extend the reach of consciousness,” he says. More: Michael Jantzen

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/09/impressive-conceptual-architecture-and-art-projects-by-michael-jantzen/

This Old Warehouse Was Sold For 1 230 000 USD And Once You See The Inside, You’ll Understand Why

A converted industrial warehouse has been recently sold in Brisbane for a whopping $1.23M. You might be thinking “What’s the big deal?” but the house is already being nicknamed ‘The coolest home in Brisbane’ and once you see the inside, you’ll understand why. The warehouse was built back in 1950 and looks like any ordinary facade from the outside but once you enter, you quickly see the...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/09/this-old-warehouse-was-sold-for-1-23m-and-once-you-see-the-inside-youll-understand-why/

Facebook Reveals Expanded California Campus Designed By Frank Gehry

Facebook’s Silicon Valley headquarters is a “new kind of architecture”, according to architect Frank Gehry, who has completed a major extension of the social media giant’s campus. Facebook released new photography and a video revealing Gehry’s extension of its Menlo Park campus in Palo Alto, California, yesterday, 4 September 2018. Called MPK 21, the building is an...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/09/facebook-reveals-expanded-california-campus-designed-by-frank-gehry/

Enigmatic And Brutalist Post-Communist Sculptures In The Balkans

Passionate about unusual abandoned places all around the world, photographer Jonk releases a second book called Spomeniks taking us in search of old statues in the Balkans erected in the 60s and 70s. Spomenik means monument or memorial, in the language of the former Yugoslavia. More: Jonk, Instagram, Facebook, Flickr h/t: fubiz

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Landscape Designer Created A Secret Forest In The Very Heart Of London

This installation was one of the highlight and core London Festival of Architecture events, responding to the subject of ‘Identity’ According to a landscape designer Sigita Simona Paplauskaite: “A highlight installation of the London Festival of Architecture 2018 ‘Identity’, The Building Site brings a section of secluded Lithuanian forest in front of St Paul’s Cathedral. I’m a landscape...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/08/landscape-designer-created-a-secret-forest-in-the-very-heart-of-london/

This Apartment Has A Full-Size Supercar Pagani Zonda As A Room Divider

Contractors Finish My Condo, partnered with Artefacto Home Staging, to install a $1.5 million black Pagani Zonda R in an oceanfront condo in Miami, Florida, as requested by their client, Argentine race car driver Pablo Pérez Companc. Used as both art and function, the Pagani Zonda R is the eye-catching centerpiece of the private residence, and serves as a partition between the living room and...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/08/this-apartment-has-a-full-size-supercar-pagani-zonda-as-a-room-divider/

New McDonald’s Building In Chicago Draws Comparisons To Apple Stores

Fast-food chain McDonald’s has replaced its iconic restaurant in Chicago with a building by Ross Barney Architects that is “unlike any in the company’s portfolio”.

The new outpost opened on 9 August 2018 in the city’s River North district, on the site of the Rock N Roll McDonald’s that served as a flagship for the chain, but was demolished last year. Its replacement – designed by local firm Ross Barney Architects – is a steel and timber structure that boasts a number of sustainable elements, and has been compared to tech giant Apple’s stores by several news outlets.

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