Sticking out like a sore thumb, in the best possible way, amid a sea of dull buildings in Seoul, South Korea, DaeWha Kang Design revives a building from the 1980’s to reflect today’s modern style. The London-based design studio transformed the aging structure into a professional, contemporary space by giving it a much needed facelift from top to bottom.
When we think of a “cliff house”, we typically imagine it as a domicile that’s on top of a cliff. This particular cliff house, though, wasn’t content on sitting atop a crag and having a breath-taking view. It took things to a whole new level by literally hanging over the cliff’s edge.
Mountain climbers hang hammocks on the side of cliffs to catch some shut-eye after some serious scaling work but for those seeking the experience of sleeping hundreds of feet above the ground without said experience should try Skylodge.
If you’re planning on touring across Europe and the thought of sharing a space and bathroom with complete strangers is not exactly your cup of tea, you should look into airbnb’s ONE SQM HOUSE.
Wooden shipping pallets have become life’s solutions in many ways from reconfigurable shelves to an instant railway system and design studio Hiroki Tominaga Atelier tapped into this convenient resource when designing a 164 square foot open space in Tokyo.
Looking like a modern art installation with its bright red color set against a plain white wall, the hanging red staircase built inside Elvaston place – a residential house in London – is actually a functional structure. A collaboration among architectural design company Michaelis Boyd Associates, stairway solution firm Diapo, and Webb Yates Engineers resulted in a gravity-defying staircase inspired by Do Ho Suh’s art installation “Staircase-III”.
Traveling through five cities in Portugal, Richard Silver aims to document and preserve the grandeur of the country’s majestic cathedrals for his ongoing series ‘Vertical Churches.’ Each image takes between 5 to 9 photos pieced together to create a vertical panorama encompassing each structure’s grandeur.
A grassroots attempt at connecting people in the community through the universal language of food, Japanese architectural firm Kengo Kuma along with a group of students from UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design constructed ‘Nest We Grow.’
Originally built between 1867 and 1880 as a first line of defense from a possible French invasion, No Man’s Fort is located on a man-made island on the river that separates the Isle of Wight from England. After two years of renovation, just one of 3 by Amazing Venues, the historic sea fort has been transformed into a posh, modern hotel.
For lack of better words, many are describing the University of Technology Sydney’s new business school a brown paper bag that’s been karate-chopped in half. Designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, the ‘brown paper bag’ building is his first structure to be built in Australia and despite its looks, there is functionality behind the design.