Eco Dome Environmental Center,South Korea

With environmental issue as the main topic of awareness in modern day world, many of the countries have their own plan on how to bring awareness to many of the environmental issues and help preserving the environment. Similar to the United Kingdom’s Eden Project, South Korea introduced its own project of environmental awareness, which is known as the Ecorium Project from SAMOO by the South Korea National Ecological Institute. It is a project to reserve 33,000 square meters of nature in a dome like structure. It meant to be built as the greenhouse of that large acre of land as well as a center or park for visitor.

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The Ecorium Project not only strikes to preserve a large acre of wetland and wild plants, but also meant as an educational project to help bring awareness to the people in Korea. It will in fact be used to help educating the people of the world’s eco-system and the nature in order to help protecting them.

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Williams Glass Studio by gh3, Made for outdoor activity

There isn’t anything better than an outdoor activity house than one built with glass. Constructed by the team led by Pat Hanson, the house, Williams Studio, was built as an outdoor studio for photography in Lakefield of Canada. It has the concept of a studio built over the house lot for boat. The design is very simple and consisted with many open spaces that enhanced the view of the surrounding landscape from the house. It is indeed an innovated revolutionized design of modern day architecture.

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The house has created the perfect scenario of light and views for photography with its glassed wall. It is the perfect photography of producing the images that cannot be obtained through any sort of indoor studio in the city. In which, the house will provide a perfect and clear view of the natural landscape and capturing perfect amount of light for photographing.

The house also designed to minimize the use of energy, which the selected location of the house, at the lakefront, will be able to allow the owner of the house to make use of the water simple to help cool the house in the summer and heat the house during the winter, and creating perfect natural housing ventilation.

Acne Furniture Collection by Carl Malmsten

Officially launched a few days ago in Paris, the Acne Furniture Collection is featuring some strange shapes. Playing on what has come to be known as Malmsten’s typically Swedish design aesthetic, Acne founder Jonny Johansson explains that he decided “to objectify its form from a perspective play, stretching, squashing and pulling the simplistic shape.”

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It’s a very original and clever idea. The furniture pieces seem to have a crooked shape, and this is exactly what makes them fun and special. It’s not logic when you think about it. Why would anyone want to make their furniture look broken and crooked on purpose… But modern and contemporary designs try to exploit exactly ideas like this one. Anything out of the ordinary or simply different is a source of inspiration.

So if your home needs a modern touch and a little fun décor, take a look at this collection.  It includes a sofa and a chair. It could be an interesting idea to make the whole room seem crooked, but unfortunately it’s going to be very difficult to find furniture pieces that share the same style like these ones. You could always modify them, but you would have to be very sure that you know what you’re doing because you might ruin everything. So you better be happy with just these two pieces.

Sofa made from dunnage bags by MALAFOR

Another option for those who are tired of wallpapers or wall panels. If you feel like you belong in that category, than these iconic panels from B&N Industries could be the right choice for you. The decorative panels are often very durable, they can be sawn, nailed, screwed or glued. Of course there are many different types for many different purposes like the ones specifically designed for a particular part of the house. Also if you want to customize them, you can paint them in order to achieve any effect you desire.

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It’s a very easy solution that offers you alternative to the usual wall decorating techniques. These wall panels come in a variety of different patterns, colors and textures. You can choose to have only one pattern all over the room, or you can mix them to create a more fun place to live in. You can choose to have different colors for each wall of the room. Furthermore, if you talented enough, you can try to paint them in order to create a more personalized space.

There’s also another option. You can paint your hands and feet and place them on the wall, creating footprints and handprints. I actually did that at a friend’s house and the result was really good. And it was fun too. We actually included the cat too in our project and now there are cat footprints on the walls. Use your imagination and you’ll be just fine.

Unique bedroom headboards

The headboard is really the only visible part of your bed. The rest of your bed is hidden under the mattress, the sheets and the duvet. Some people choose to keep the design minimalist and simple, while others opt for extravagant pieces that stand out regardless of the additional décor in the room. Having unique headboards is really cool because they can be a very useful piece in your home. It looks expensive, but it really would be very inexpensive to do!

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Just take a look at these unique headboards. Each one of them is different and they each have their own style. You can choose from a variety of options: there are simple headboards, sophisticated ones, Headboard made of wood, headboards with cushions on for more comfort, small or big headboards, simple, colored or patterned headboards, etc. The decision of which one to choose is entirely yours.

You can opt for a simple design to go with the rest of the décor or you can choose something more sophisticated to spice up the atmosphere. Whatever your choice is you have to be certain that this is what you want, because it’s not the kind of item that you can easily throw out when you get bored or when you realize you don’t like it as much as you thought you did.Many of these designs are available on Moreheadboards.

Wilkinson Residence in Oregon by Robert Harvey Oshat

This residential property in Portland, Oregon was designed by Robert Harvey Oshat in 1997 and was completed in 2004. This extraordinary house is brilliantly designed to perfectly blend with the natural landscape.

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This house evades the mechanics of the camera, which makes it difficult to grasp the spaces as they flow inside and out. One has to actually stroll through the house to capture its complexities and its connection to the exterior, with the use of a natural wood ceiling floating on curving laminated wood beams which pass through a generous glass wall which wraps around the main living room’. Said Robert Harvey Oshatz.

The most interesting part of this project is that it looks like a treehouse. A very stylish one that takes advantage of what nature has to offer and takes it to a whole different level.  Both the inside and the outside of this structure are equally exceptional. There are all sorts of modern features incorporated in the design. It’s a really unique place to spend your time in. A very peaceful getaway where you can relax and forget about  all the stress accumulated during the day. It’s such a great feeling to feel surrounded by nature and still feel safe. Just imagine how cool it would be to live in there.

Niagara Falls Ontario House by Zerafa Architecture Studio

In Niagara Falls Ontario, everyone knows about the famous Zerafa Studio . They have recently built a single family home which they have named as Riverhouse. They have specifically used Western Red Cedar wood for soft fit cladding, wall cladding and decking and they claim that this has inherent flexibility, cost effectiveness and durability. They said they chose Western Red Cedar wood for their varied texture and rich looks.

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This new house of theirs is owned by a young couple from the same area, this people wanted a modern house with a rich potential. They also wanted it so close to the river. The main feature of this house is that this is a 1.85 acre site on the Niagara River banks upstream from the Horseshoe Falls. The width covered by this house is 164 feet. The living space is 4700 square feet and the covered terrace which is well crafted is 1200 square feet.

The house is horizontally split into three rooms. The north and south have 2 rectangular rooms with living space which are filled with glass, granite clad and cedar. This is one of the rich look, comfortable, affordable and all in one house one can ever imagine of.

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