Minimalist Timber Loft House gives you a birds-eye view of the Swedish landscape

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The timber Loft House (Lofthuset) is a small getaway that offers expansive views of the mountainous landscapes in the north of Sweden. Architect Hanna Michelson,who works for Tham & Videga╠Őrd Arkitekter, designed the building as a sanctuary and peaceful vantage point for visitors.

The house is lifted from the ground by a timber framework in an attempt not to disturb the surrounding nature. The lower part of the house offers a more immediate connection to the forest, while the upper part,… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Florence is the largest asteroid to pass Earth in a century

Though the American eclipse may have come and gone, the skies above Earth never cease to amaze with new interstellar events, like Florence, the largest asteroid to approach our planet in over a century. Florence measures 2.7 miles (4.4 km) in diameter and is expected to pass by from the relatively proximity of 4.4 million miles (7 million km) away from Earth. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building