This green-roofed home for a master gardener embraces nature

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Tapped to design a home for a master gardener in Portland, Oregon, Seattle-based design practice Olson Kundig crafted the Country Garden House, a light-filled home that frames garden views from every room. Designed for indoor/ outdoor living, the home features walls of glass that overlook views of the landscape and spans 5,300 square feet to accommodate the needs of a multi-generational family. Clad in reclaimed barnwood, the home’s simple gabled form and ample glazing are evocative of traditional… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Parents can sleep while the kids play in this amazing multi-level master bedroom

The owners commissioned Ruetemple to design an unusual master bedroom inside their summer house in Russia. They came up with a design that keeps everyone happy. The room now has a large podium for the bed, with two upper levels and a staircase for the kids.

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“The family comes to their summer house for the weekend and, like all working people, they dream of having a good sleep on Saturday and Sunday after a hard… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building