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Low Cost Guest House Of A Shipping Container

Mon, Dec 3, 2012 | Modern home designs

People today are concerned about nature and materials that we waste. That’s why reusing old materials, things, transforming or recycling them is so popular – in every sphere, including design and architecture. Poteet Architects have created many objects of repurposed things and materials showing us how they can be adapted and transformed into...Continue Reading...

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Absolutely Eco-Friendly And Recycling Furniture For Any Home

Wed, Dec 21, 2011 | Dream home designs

Green way of thinking is what we need today because the ecology is getting worse. Philips Design Probes presents Microbal Home. It’s a domestic ecosystem that challenges conventional design solutions to energy, cleaning, food preservation, lighting, human waste and healthy lifestyle. It’s a cyclical ecosystem that is closed, it acts as a biological...Continue Reading...

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Black-And-White Orangery To Enjoy The Nature

Wed, Aug 24, 2011 | Garden houses

This black-and-white orangery is located in Sweden. It’s a metal construction of 24 square meters with wooden floor and black façade. The designer is the owner, Agneta Enzell, and she put the orangery in several meters from her own house. She says that it’s a unique place for listening to the rain or enjoy the nature during dinner. Why is it...Continue Reading...

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Sustainable Clad House Blended with Surroundings – Hidden House by Standard

Sat, Aug 14, 2010 | Sustainable house designs

Hidden House by Standard Architecture is located on a serene 7-acre site in the Mount Washington area of Los Angeles. It’s a great example of open to outdoors house. It features two courtyards. The living space opens up to one of them, while the second one looks out over the city. The 3500 square feet home is made of sustainable materials including...Continue Reading...

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Very Modern Yet Not Minimalist House Design – Skywave House by Coscia Day

Who said that very modern house design should be minimalist? Skywave House by Coscia Day shows that isn’t exactly true. The 2,250 square feet house and is set on a 40 ft wide suburban lot in Venice, California. It’s main distinctive feature is a sculptural roof that reminds a breaking wave, which is suspended in time and space and floats over a...Continue Reading...

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The Smart Home 2010 – Renovated Chicago’s Greenest House

Tue, Mar 16, 2010 | Sustainable house designs

The Smart Home is the Chicago’s greenest house located on the ground of the Museum of Science and Industry. It’s opened to public from 2008 but recently was renovated by Midwest Living. The home is designed to reflect the lifestyle of an empty-nester couple and features soft, organic textures and colors fused with a contemporary style — as...Continue Reading...

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Three Level House for Three Family Generations

Wed, Feb 24, 2010 | Sustainable house designs

Designed by Berkley-based McGlashan Architecture this house is located on a beautiful hillside in Marin Country, near San Francisco. Its form and color are inspired by the hillside landscape. It has three levels and three generations of an extended family live there. Roofs of all three levels are planted with drought resistant and native gardens. Besides...Continue Reading...

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House Renovation Which Achieved The Highest LEED Rating in the Area

Tue, Feb 16, 2010 | Sustainable house designs

LEED for Homes is a green home certification system for assuring homes are designed and built to be energy- and resource-efficient and healthy for occupants. This house renovation is done Georgia and it achieved the first LEED Platinum certification in the area. It serves as a model of greener living for the entire community and heavily focuses on reducing...Continue Reading...

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Remodeled House With Large Manmade Pond Near It

Sat, Feb 13, 2010 | Sustainable house designs

Located on the peninsula south of San Francisco, this house sits on an internal suburban flag lot. It was build in 1950s but recently remodeled. A cool manmade pond that was there before become the thing that add a feeling of being at a vacation retreat to every day life. The site consist of four buildings – the main house, study, pool house anda...Continue Reading...

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Cool Wooden Frame House – Sag Harbor House

Sat, Feb 6, 2010 | Sustainable house designs

This house is a redesign of existing house in Sag Harbor, New York. The original house was a traditional old wooden house but surrounded by beautiful nature. That was used during the remodel so the new house is also has wooden frame and the interior is very well connected to the exterior. There are several decks, terraces and stairs so owners could easily...Continue Reading...

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