Modernizing mobile homes to catch up with the rest of the 21st century, Aluhouse is calling the eco-friendly Alpod the “Home of the Future.” Featuring a contemporary interior with a light and airy open floor plan, environmental controls, smart LED lighting, and a bevy of luxurious touches you’d expect to see in a posh hotel, Alpod can be used in a multitude of ways from a primary home, an office area, and even as a retail space.
Victor Enrich merges his passion for architecture and travel through a series of digitally manipulated images that adds a touch of surrealism to reality in ‘City Portraits.’
The Story Pod by architecture firm Atelier Kastelic Buffey (AKB) is a grassroots project that has community written all over it. Located in Toronto, the compact, mobile library lets people sit and lounge while enjoying a book or two and provides a place to gather for community events like story times and study sessions.
Christine McConnell turns her parents house into a gingerbread house straight out of the classic children’s fairy tale Hansel and Gretel. The artist and photographer has always been fascinated with the Brothers Grimm story so instead of going with the traditional decorations like she’s done in the past, she decided to dress her parent’s house with a bit of a magic this season.
Though the exterior of this house looks pretty run-of-the-mill, the interior is anything but. Originally, the structure was built as a two-story apartment and the owner wanted to demolish and build a single story house on the site instead. In comes Kochi Architect’s Studio with a better and more creative renovation solution.
Looking more like permanent art installations than where people wait for the bus to arrive, Christopher Herwig captures images of bus stops from the former Soviet empire that puts our half-enclosed plexiglass structures to shame.
New York City-based entrepreneur and investor Arnon Rosan came up with Everblock, a versatile modular building system that can go from providing a base to a tabletop to a portable semi-temporary shelter.
In collaboration with design studio Memela along with other professionals, students from the Institute of Architecture and Design Chihuahua transform an unused park fountain into a temporary mini water park in Mexico.
With dwindling land in urban areas and real estate ever being a commodity, developers in London are getting creative when it comes to offering the best amenities for the residents of one London building.
Instead of conveniently plowing a tree over and destroying what may have taken Mother Nature hundreds of years to nurture, eco-conscious architects and carpenters come up with clever solutions to integrate trees into their blueprint.