Stow away on this stylish, minimalist floating hotel in London

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If you’re looking for a more unique place to lay your head on your next trip to London, look no further than the Boathouse London, a stylish floating hotel docked on a city canal. Created in partnership with home design brand Made.com, this bespoke hotel and events space on the water was fashioned as “an industrial style barge turned contemporary bolthole” with help from interior designer Katie Hanton. Kitted out in Scandinavian-inspired style, the chic getaway comes with customizable experiences,… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



This sustainable dog house has a green roof and solar-powered fan to keep cool

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This beautiful tiny home doubles as a tasty doughnut shop

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This striking, gorge-inspired Sydney home celebrates outdoor play

Soaring ceilings and natural light define the Iron Maiden House, a contemporary home that pays tribute to the local site context in Sydney’s lower North Shore. Designed by Darlington-based CplusC Architectural Workshop, the Iron Maiden House was created for a family of five and offers generously sized rooms that spill out to outdoor-facing areas. The dwelling’s asymmetrical mountain-like forms mimic the appearance of a natural gorge and even feature a series of linear ponds that cut lengthwise… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

This couple converted an old school bus into a stunning tiny home

When Kai and Julie went to grab a cup of coffee in Berlin, their home city, they had no idea how that beverage break would change their lives. The couple saw an old school bus offered for sale and decided it would be ideal to transform it into a moveable tiny home. They’d been mulling tiny home options for a while but the aspect of being able to change locations at will was paramount.

 

Kai and Julie also agreed that cooking and comfortable sleeping were high priorities. Free-flowing… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Looking for a conversion van? Then this is the site for you

It is hard finding the perfect conversion van online, especially if you have a limited budget. Until now, you had to pour through several different sites, like Craigslist and online forums, to find a decent deal on a conversion van. But a new website hopes to make finding the conversion van of your dreams easier than ever.
There are a lot of ways you can get a conversion van on the cheap. You can purchase an old van and convert it yourself, DIY style, or buy a kit that does most of the work for… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

This canopy walkway elevates Shenzhen library-goers into the treetops

A new pagoda-like library in China’s megacity of Shenzhen sweeps visitors above the tree canopy with an elevated walkway. Located in Xiangmi Park, a densely forested area originally used as an agricultural research center, the Xiangmi Park Science Library celebrates its verdant surroundings with a “treetop walk” and an abundance of glazing. International architecture and design firm MLA+ led the design of the library and visitor center while ZEN landscape architects handled the landscape design…. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

This gorgeous tiny home is perfect for entertaining guests

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This riverfront pier is revitalized after Cyclone Maria ravaged Rockhampton

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When Cyclone Maria hit Rockhampton and Queensland in 2015, the whole community quickly began restoration efforts. The community joined forces to rebuild and repair local homes and businesses and now one of the most prized community assets, the Rockhampton Riverside Precinct, is getting a major makeover that everyone can enjoy.

 

The massive 7.4+ acre riverfront pier site suffered from neglect even before the cyclone hit but its potential… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

This groovy ‘Sculpture Home’ in California can be yours for just $1.4 million

sale of an out-of-the-ordinary sculpted home, which is a livable piece of art, just one block away from the Pacific Ocean. The home is monolithic dwelling with a sleek design, curvy walls and is absolutely unique. I have attached some photos for your review.

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