Space can be a problem sometimes. This is especially true for the home. Space is something very expensive and it is very important to make the most out of what you have. Space optimization is essential if you want to get more out of your living space. The bookshelves from X-Abitare are definitely cool making a original area. The cool K-122 Tree could become very useful and multifunctional additions for any modern room. This cool bookshelves can be book holders, magazine or CD racks, cloth hangers and you also could find a lot of other cool applications for them.
Nature-inspired items are more and more appreciated. We have already seen that tree-shaped storage space, and now it’s time for something a little different but in the same theme. It’s a bookshelf, actually many bookshelves and they all look like tree branches. They allow you to store your books or other things using these interesting fixtures.
They all have the same shape so in case you decide to purchase more than one the might be a little too symmetrical. But they come in a variety of colors, starting with a natural tone of brown and continuing with more colorful and fun options like red, green, purple, violet, grey and there’s even a transparent version in case you want to trick the eye.
I’m sure that in your house there is an space where the books are stored. The library furniture is the best solution, and originality must seize them not to become flat and boring furniture. This type of furniture should not be horizontal shelves against the wall, the design reaches every tiny element and libraries are also likely to cause surprise.
Everyone has a bookstore in their home, or at least a space dedicated to book storage. And usually bookstores are all the same, simple, with some shelves, symmetrical, not very interesting. However there are some very interesting designs that can really turn your home into a more attractive place.
For example, take a look at these pictures and you’ll what I’m talking about. My personal favorite is the round one. But there are also other options as well, like the glass one shapes like cubes. That looks like the museum boxes. Anyway, let yourself get inspired by these designs and keep them in mind the next time you’ll be looking for a bookstore. It doesn’t have to look boring.
I really like when designers take some basic pieces like this bookstore for example, which is something that almost everyone has in their home, and turn them into something original and unique. It’s very clever and original. Imagination and creativity really have no limits.
A house needs to have a very hermetic appearance to ensure that not many people can easily breach the privacy and this House M by Caramel Architects furnishes this demand. House M in the most simplest of terms is a 12 x 12 meter cube located on the slope of pöstlingberg in Linz, Austria.
The location is uber private yet it opens on two sides, south and west with two glass facades. The west side brings in a view of the mesmerizing Danube valley while the southern side overlooks a covered terrace area which gets a large swimming pond as an extension. The cellarless house uses prefabricated high-performance structural insulated panels which were installed in to the concrete floor within a matter of hours. The House M is an epitome of an economical and ecological building.
If you happen to cross matadero cultural centre located in Madrid, Spain, do not forget to take note of the captivating infomab10 pavilion. The pavilion recently finished by studio kg is mobile so we are not just certain how much more time will it spend at its current location.
The entire pavilion was made using a pre-built glass-fiber reinforced polyester water tank that has an overall volume of 28m cubed. The design also features 100 circular holes drilled into the tank to allow natural light inside of the pavilion. When these holes glow at night, it is reminiscent of the constellation we are so used to viewing at all times. The pavilion gets stairs that lead up to a couple of doors that facilitate circulation through the pavilion. The fact that this structure is mobile will make it more popular as it can be transported anywhere.
We may choose to get as contemporary as we want but the interior design patterns inspired by the midcentury modern vibe are still good enough an attraction. The contemporary sense can be applied to the construction techniques but on the inside, the midcentury modernity magic can still have a lasting effect. Check out this house furnished internally by New York interior designer Robert Austin Gonzalez and you will understand what I mean.
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Orchard House as the name suggests is a site-specific project where Anderson Anderson architects have used cast concrete construction, rationally pre-fabricated through the use of a limited set of repeated, modular formwork, and standardized SIPS sandwich panel and pre-fabricated truss framing components. This technique helped the architects to keep the construction costs low while the structure was highly adaptable to the landscape.
Sonoma County famous for mature orchards was the site for this dwelling and therefore the house is made in conformity with the strict rectilinear geometry of the tree grid while it exploits the secondary diagonal surprises particular to human motion through an agricultural field. The architects had to use long sequences of interior and exterior courtyards to afford long metered views.
Following architecture closely can get very interesting and especially when there are unheard forms of construction that continuously keep baffling you. A good example is this semi-detached house finished by Chenchow Little in Sydney, Australia. This housing project involved substantial alterations and additions to an ‘Arts and Crafts’ semi-detached house.
The very starting point for the project was its veranda as the house overlooks a beach and is blessed with a temperate climate. A detached house gets introverted rooms, small side windows and flat ceilings but Chenchow begged to differ here.
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