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Lost in Paris House, Blends With the Scenery

February 24, 2009 / No Comments

In case you liked the green wall in Madrid, here's something that breaks the conventionality. Blending with the trees and the nearby green, here's a creative design by Parisian-based architects from R&Sie Architects who turned a concrete house into a living home. Dubbed the Lost in Paris House, here's a 130 sqm structure has been covered with more than 1,200 ferns ...

Brazilian Leaf House Adds to Nature’s Splendor

November 19, 2008 / 1 Comment

Designed by Mareines + Patalano, this great beach home outside of Rio de Janeiro stands as a beautiful compliment to nature and adds to the planet's beauty and tranquility. Except for a stunning architectural show, the Brazilian Leaf House packs many green features, a perfect combination of form with function. Designed as a giant tropical banana leaf and looking like a ...

“House” Made From Umbrellas

May 30, 2008 / 1 Comment

Though they have their reasons, I can't figure out why they've built such a big umbrella "house". The project uses modified umbrellas and was put up by Kengo Kuma who did it for the Milan Triennale Museum of design. The umbrellas are zipped together along their outer edges to form the modular shape you can see in the pictures, and each ...