Articles - Modern design RSS Feed

Tiny House Inspired by Japanese Minimalism

ext

Architect Todd Miller of Oregon Cottage Company recently designed this awesome Japanese architecture inspired tiny home. The client it was built for had grown up in Japan and wanted a home that resembled a traditional Japanese tearoom.

Read more »

Cozy Small Floating Home

ext

Floating homes require an ingenious design and some adaptation to not living on solid ground. This little floating home, located in Oregon’s Willamette River houseboat community, is a great example of just how functional and cozy a floating home can be.

Read more »

Sustainable Floating Home

ext

The so-called WaterNest 100 was designed by architect Giancarlo Zema and is one of the most sustainable and green floating homes around. It is made primarily from recycled materials and is powered by a roof-top solar array.

Read more »

Modular Shelter Sleeps Twelve

side

One of the more interesting creations to come out of the recently held Salt Siida Workshop, taking place on the Sandhornøy island in Norway, is certainly the so-called Nomadic Shelter. It measures a very modest 130 square feet (12 square meters) yet can comfortably sleep up to 12 people.

Read more »

Woodscraper to Replace Skyscraper?

ext

The Elastic Woodscraper II was designed by Weingartner Architects as a possible solution to all the negative prospects of growing city populations, such as social alienation, limited resources, urbanization, and others. The Elastic Woodscraper II is envisioned in a way that promotes sustainability, social cohesion and efficiency.

Read more »

Tiny Apartment Made to Seem and Feel Larger

central unit

With the shortage of living spaces in urban areas it is always nice to see creative architectural and design decisions, which help make small spaces not feel like a hole in the wall or a shoebox. So here is another clever way to solve the shortcomings of tiny living, in the form of the tiny apartment called Tsukiji Room H, which was designed by Yuichi Yoshida and Associates of Tokyo, Japan.

Read more »

Page 2 of 54«12345»102030...Last »


Popular Topics on Jetson Green