MAKOKO FLOATING SCHOOL – Makoko Floating School is a prototype floating structure, built for the historic water community of Makoko, located on the lagoon heart of Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos. As a pilot project, it has taken an innovative approach to address the community’s social and physical needs in view of the impact of climate change and a rapidly […] – NLÉ
Victor Gruen was maybe the most influential architect of the twentieth century: He is regarded as the father of the shopping mall.
Hoping to get to the Eliphante event this Saturday in Cottonwood, a neighboring community of my new home town of Sedona Arizona. I’ve been hearing about this space for a while, if by some strange chance you are in the area, come check it out this Saturday from 11am to 8pm!
Eliphante is a Magical 3-acre Artistic Destination in Cornville Arizona built of natural, found and repurposed materials.
This is the way to recycle a building. Love this live/work space!
An abandoned cement factory that dates from the first period of the industrialization of Barcelona was transformed into a workspace and residence for Spanish Architect Ricardo Bofill. Discover the unique elements of The Cement Factory now @ Yatzer!
Just when you thought Bjarke Ingels had conquered every last corner of his native Copenhagen, the 36-year-old starchitect has gone and unveiled plans for yet another building on home turf, this one even wilder than the last: It’s an energy plant that doubles as a downhill ski resort.
That looks pretty awesome. Just hope everyone makes it around that turn.
Lloyd Kahn claims that shelter is more than a roof over your head. As the author and publisher of over a dozen books on home construction, Lloyd has been grappling with the concept of home, physically and psychically, for over five decades. Situated in the financial and housing crisis, this film profiles Lloyd’s ideas on do-it-yourself construction and sustainability.
Love this guy. Gonna start looking for an empty plot of land.
This long narrow house in Okinawa, Japan, by Japanese studio Shinichi Ogawa & Associates is divided lengthways into a courtyard and living space.
Called Minimalist House, the property is surrounded by four solid walls and internally divided into three strips.
It really is all you need. Wonder what it would feel like after living in it for a couple months.