Monthly Archives: August 2012

Glass Farmhouse by Olson Kundig Architects

“Located in Northeast Oregon, this small house is conceived as a contemporary glass box that floats atop the surrounding wheat fields. The design of the house and the accompanying wood-frame barn responds to the local vernacular of barns and farmhouses in the Pacific Northwest while responding to the client’s deep interest in the design of Philip Johnson’s Glass House.                     Facing Read more [...]

Read more ...

Power Street by Steve Domoney Architecture

  This established family residence in Power Street Hawthorn had previously undergone renovation with rear additions providing family living, dining and kitchen spaces. These regrettably fell short of providing an agreeable layout and flow for the family, being awkward in configuration, somewhat confined in height and lacking in good natural light. A complete rethink of this space and its relationship to its garden setting was called for. It was agreed the best remedy would be to start Read more [...]

Read more ...

Detonations

Detonations photoshoped in landscapes by Ueli Alder.   Read more [...]

Read more ...

Idyllic Photographs of the Tuscan and Moravian Landscapes by Marcin Sobas

Poland-based photographer Marcin Sobas captures mesmerizing images of agricultural fields and hills of Tuscany, Italy and the Czech Republic (first photo). Sobas approach is unique in that instead of capturing the entirety of the landscape he instead uses a telephoto zoom lens allowing him to take tightly cropped shots that appear both immense in scale but extremely specific in scope. You can read more about his process in an interview over on 500x, and click through any of the images above Read more [...]

Read more ...

Rolling Huts, OSKA Architects

Responding to the owner’s need for space to house visiting friends and family, the Rolling Huts are several steps above camping, while remaining low-tech and low-impact in their design. The huts sit lightly on the site, a flood plain meadow in an alpine river valley. The owner purchased the site, formerly a RV campground, with the aim of allowing the landscape return to its natural state. The wheels lift the structures above the meadow, providing an unobstructed view into nature and the prospect Read more [...]

Read more ...

Design Stories Google Page. Join us there!

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Big Bundle Vol. 2

Cloud Hosting
DS Exclusive For You