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.
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.
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.
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.
While using the spaces during building a house in such way, so that it could create a house sensitive to its surrounding that could capture enough light, provide comfortable living spaces, create nice house ventilation, and great views around the house. That is the Moebius House with the design known as the “micro design”, which is sensitive toward the environment. The house is being designed with minimized impacts on the surrounding views by Tony Owen Partners.
The house in fact has a smooth connection of all of the spaces, interior and exterior spaces, such that it also created a smooth transaction between the internal space and the external space. In fact, before the house was built, a dynamic model was built for the house to create the maximum satisfaction with the spaces for the house.
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With the help of modern engineering design and technology, anything will be possible, including the integration of a landscape in a continent into another continent. The idea of such will soon be made reality in Chester Zoo of England, which the project is known as the “Heart of Africa”.
The idea of the project is a 112 feet high biodome integrates with the habitats of the rainforest from Congo in Africa by stimulating the climate and weathering system of Congo rainforest within the biodome covering nearly 172,000 square feet of land. It is indeed creating the rainforest in England where rainforest is far beyond reach from it natural weathering system.
To make the rainforest complete, the animals and plants will be directly imported in from Congo. The animals planned to be in the biodome are chimpanzees, gorillas, and many other living creatures like reptiles, birds, fish and amphibians from Congo rainforest.
In fact, the dome will be opened to all visitors as early as 2014 with the water ride going through and around the biodome, making this amazing integration of foreign environmental habitat visible in all directions. It will be in fact expected to be the largest animal and conservation attraction in Europe.
The house is made in a beautiful area with very tasteful materials. The house has an impressive ceiling and a brick wall which stand out. The living room has a studio feeling to it and is very warm and cosy and a perfect place to relax. The kitchen is well furnished also and has luxurious and classy touch to it.
The bedroom is very soothing with a subtle colour scheme. The house has lofts which are good for storage. The tiled bathroom with white walls and flooring in dark grey colour and a towel warmer ensure a soothing bathing experience.
With a location like this every apartment should be decorated awesome.Starting from walls and ending with floors.This beautiful apartment is very warm even in bathroom with the black floor.Furnished with only quality furniture and good appliances this apartment its perfectly for a teen couple.
Ceramic tiles come in a huge array of colors and textures that will open up your decorating options. They are designed to give you long-term performance with very little maintenance. The Florilege ceramic tile by Novoceram looks awesome on the wall. These chic tiles are inspired by traditional Chinese 18th century hand-painted wallpaper and romantic palette. With these ceramic tiles you can create a fabulous living room, dining room or bedroom design because they come in four different tile components: Terre, Ciel, Cage and Paon which can be combined.
They are a very resilient material and, unlike the ones used for the bathrooms, they can be used in any room of the house. And because of the huge variety of colors and patterns, you can create a very personalized and interesting design. You can turn your house in a huge art project. You can choose different colors and patterns to create a really interesting design. Combine them for an even more personalized design.
These beautiful ceramic tiles, inspired from traditional Chinese art, will allow you to turn your home into a very stylish place. They are chic and relatively easy to install. Plus they are very easy to clean. Chic and functional in the same time.