Award-winning Hungarian home combines old-world charm with modern style

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Hungarian architects András Varsányi, Péter Pozsár and Norbert Vas have given the traditional Hungarian farmstead a modern refresh with their design of the Wooden House, a contemporary country house completed for approximately 500,000 Euros ($585,300 USD). Located in the small village of Algyő in the Great Hungarian Plain, the tranquil family retreat was conceived as an antidote to city living. Although the new home is undoubtedly modern, it also shares the same footprint as the old farmhouse… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



The LEED Gold-seeking Edible Academy teaches urban farming in NYC

New York-based architecture firm Cooper Robertson recently completed the latest addition to the New York Botanical Garden `in the Bronx—the Edible Academy, a new LEED Gold-seeking facility that will teach the greater community about sustainable agriculture, healthy eating, and the environment. Created as an expansion of the New York Botanical Garden’s Children’s Gardening Program, founded in 1956, the $28 million state-of-the-art development covers three acres on the grounds of the existing… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building