Welcome to the Housel Bay Hotels Cornwall its near great position around the Lizard in Cornwall. Housel Bay is really a superb example of late Victorian architecture.
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Stationed above the coast on Great Ocean Road in Australia, The Pole House is a modern home with incredible views of the ocean. It was designed by F2 Architecture and is considered one of Australia’s iconic buildings, commonly referred to as the most photographed house on the road. It’s not hard to see why. The elevated structure sits on a slender-yet-sturdy pole with a long, suspended…Continue
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If you were a building, what type of building would you be? This is the question that Barcelona-based illustrator and architect Federico Babina used as inspiration to create this captivating work, entitled Archist. The series of creative architectural structures explores what many famous artists might look like in the form of a modern architectural design.
In a seamless integration of architecture and nature, New York design practice STPMJ has come up with the Invisible Barn, a site-specific architectural folly that reflects and merges with the surrounding landscape. Originally submitted as a proposal to the popular Folly competition, the…Continue
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Large international airports can be daunting places. With the hustle and bustle of countless passengers, well-organized and thoughtfully designed terminals are important. This is especially true with an upcoming airport that’s located on the Black Sea near Istanbul, Turkey. It’s being called Istanbul New Airport, and it is on track to be the largest in the world,…Continue
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Created by world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid, the highly anticipated Heydar Aliyev cultural center in Baku, Azerbaijan is nearly complete and set to open in September 2013. The project was started in 2007 with hopes of becoming a landmark and source of beauty for the city of Baku. The multipurpose building will house a library, museum, conference rooms, small galleries, and act as a hub for…
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When the owners of a top-floor apartment in Olso, Norway purchased the loft above it, they wanted to unify the two floors. Known as Idunsgate, it was revamped by the London-based architecture firm Haptic, who spent part of their time updating areas like the bedroom and bathroom. They also added a stunning, brand new feature to the 19th-century building. A suspended staircase…
Added by Sara Barnes on March 29, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Wait a minute. Is that a cat inside a table? Created by Ruan Hao for Hangzhou and Hong Kong-based architecture firm LYCS, CATable is a functional wood table that's designed for both people and cats! Like we've seen many times before, there's been a growing trend of transforming livable spaces for the comfort of your cat. While German design company Goldtatze took…
Added by alice on April 22, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
Skateboarding expert and photographer Fabiano Rodrigues takes some really interesting self-portraits as he flips and grinds his way through São Paulo on his board. Unlike other action photography self-portraits, though, Rodrigues shares the spotlight with his surrounding setting. The landscape and architecture is as much the subject as he is, if not more so. His anonymous…Continue
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Good urban architectural design takes space and aesthetic into account, allowing them to work in unison, much like this efficient London apartment in Camden. While some compact residences use a modular design to create the visual effect of more space, this particular English home opts to design vertically by featuring a suspended bed overhead.
This innovative apartment allows…Continue
I don't claim to an architect buff, but I do appreciate beautifully designed buildings.
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Along with his innovative, contemporary architecture designs, prize-winning architect and designer Frank Gehry also develops smaller, but still spectacular, concepts like these glowing Fish Lamps. The large fish sculptures are covered in jagged scales, which, when softly illuminated, cast glittery shadows throughout the room.
Constructed with wire metal, ColorCore formica, and…Continue
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Welsh architectural practice Hyde + Hyde Architects transformed an unused quarry into a residential area where they built a unique home for a photographer on the edge of Brecon National Park in Pontypridd, Wales. To avoid touching the walls of the quarry, Hyde + Hyde came up with the innovative solution of elevating the building off the ground, creating a distinctive house…
With a background in architecture, photographer Chris Payne gives us a unique look at the beauty and order inside America's textile industry. The series, titled Textiles, is a celebration of craftsmanship and small-scale manufacturing which is persevering despite all of the global competition around today.
His interest in how things are designed and constructed led…Continue
Added by alice on April 1, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
NOMAD is a sustainable micro home developed by Vancouver-based designer Ian Lorne Kent with the intent to supply a moveable home for an affordable price that's less than $30,000. The cost-effective residence integrates all of the basic rooms in a standard home—living room, kitchen, bathroom, bedroom—into a 10' x 10' space. Despite its snug size, the home boasts a…Continue
Added by Pinar on November 4, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Jazz is a 90-meter superyacht designed by Zaha Hadid in collaboration with German shipbuilders Blohm+Voss. Almost three months ago, we first introduced the design concept for this exceptional watercraft and now the architect's website has released a few more…
Added by Pinar on January 6, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
Cyber architect James Law designed an unbelievable skyscraping residential complex for real estate company Wadhwa Group in Mumbai, India. One of the most outstanding and eye-popping features of the facility includes a series of swimming pools placed within each balcony. These pools appear like floating gelatinous molds extending at the edge of each…Continue