Beautiful, light-filled home slots into a skinny lot in Vancouver

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Faced with a unique lot size of 20 by 200 feet, Canadian design studio Randy Bens Architect was challenged to create a home with a sense of expansiveness despite the property’s back lane-like dimensions. Tapped by boutique builder Moosehead Contracting, the architects teamed up with Falken Reynolds Interiors to complete the Saint George House, a project that proves that beautiful and innovative design can still be had even on challenging sites. Interested buyers and design lovers will even get… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



New images show greenery engulfing Singapores tropical skyscraper

When we last saw local design practice WOHA Architects’ 30-story Oasia Hotel Downtown, the tropical skyscraper had only begun to sprout the lush landscaping that would later overtake the building’s facade. Now, a little over a year-and-a-half later, we’ve been treated to new images of high-rise that’s become increasingly enveloped in creeping vines. This combination of nature and architecture is continued into the building’s embrace of indoor-outdoor spaces, particularly in the sky gardens,… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

This beautiful tiny home doubles as a tasty doughnut shop

Related: Tiny Heirloom unveils ‘The Goose’ — a custom tiny home with stunning interiors

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Tiny Heirloom, Kentucky Donut Shop View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building