Vodafone Head Office – PortugalFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Stefan, on January 12, 2010

Vodafone Head Office – Portugal

We already know that Vodafone is one of the world’s leading mobile telecommunications companies with activities around the globe. Vodafone’s well publicized Portuguese headquarters is located on Avenida da Boavista in Porto (Oporto). The Vodafone building was designed by architects José António Barbosa and Pedro Guimarães of Barbosa Guimarães Arquitectos. They came up with an...

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Physalia, A Huge Floating Garden by Vincent CallebautFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Stefan, on January 12, 2010

Physalia, A Huge Floating Garden by Vincent Callebaut

Vincent Callebaut has come up with a wonderful design. He has designed a floating garden in the shape of a whale. This floating garden named as Physalia, is so designed that it will purify the water in the rivers of the world while it drifts through them. The Physalia is an ecosystem sufficient enough to...

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What are the differences between a Modular and a Manufactured home?Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Stefan, on January 12, 2010

What are the differences between a Modular and a Manufactured home?

It is an obvious to understand the types of houses available in the market before buying and finalizing the selection by an individual. There are certain restrictions that one should abide by in order to either buy or construct a house over a land. So it is of sheer importance to understand clearly the features...

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Upside-down house by Hutchison & Maul ArchitectureFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Stefan, on January 12, 2010

Upside-down house by Hutchison & Maul Architecture

With so many unique and out-of-the-box designs out there, it;s hard to create a house that stands out these days. Yet architects manage to impress us every day. In the case of this interesting-looking house, it’s not the sleek minimalism or sculptural beauty that impresses but the whole concept behind the design. This upside down...

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Manhattan Lee Loft by Joel Sanders ArchitectsFull story

Posted in Interiors | by Stefan, on January 12, 2010

Manhattan Lee Loft by Joel Sanders Architects

The Lee Loft is a duplex residence located in Manhattan and which was designed by Joel Sanders Architects . Furniture upholstered in menswear fabrics complements the mahogany-clad walls and built-ins.   While the design deploys materials associated with maleness, the Lee Loft is also concerned with permitting multiple domestic identities. Mahogany stair treads fold vertically to create...

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Barcelona chair by KnollFull story

Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Stefan, on January 12, 2010

Barcelona chair by Knoll

For the many people that enjoy relaxing and taking advantage of the smells and sounds of nature, an outdoor chaise lounge, just may be that one necessity that you require in order to fully get the experience you so dearly deserve. The Barcelona chair features a look for modern architecture. Individual leather panels are cut,...

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Old Hospital converted into a new homeFull story

Posted in Interiors | by Stefan, on January 12, 2010

Old Hospital converted into a new home

The old hospital has been restructured and renovated to look like a brand new spacious apartment with facilities like floating bedroom which is absolutely fantastic, a beautiful living room, two storey high ceilings and wonderful accents of rusticated wood and brick. These are the facilities one would hardly expect to be there in a hospital....

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Metal Mansard Roof Adds Attic SpaceFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Stefan, on January 11, 2010

Metal Mansard Roof Adds Attic Space

Mansard roofs are much trendy in today’s world of roof designing. But the original fact behind this sensational roof design is that they were made to counter the loopholes of the house regulations of old Paris. The elevation of the houses were restricted by city regulation but the size only set out to the cornice...

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