sustainable architecture

Floating Wooden Sustainable Egg Pod Is Home To Artist Stephen Turner For A Year.

Exbury Egg Stephen Turner

The Exbury Egg is a collaborative project between artist Stephen Turner, SPUD and PAD studio. After almost 3 years in development, the energy efficient, self-sustaining pod will serve as home and workspace to Stephen in the estuary of the River Beaulieu. (more…)

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Modern Moose Road Cabin In Mendocino Costs Under $200 per Square Foot To Build.

Two couples came to architecture firm SFOSL with a shared vision of building a cabin in a remote location. They had a limited budget, but a strong passion for the site and sustainable principles in which immediately appealed to SFOSL. (more…)

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The Self-Sustaining Isoleé House Barely Impacts Its Environment At All.

Isoleé House

The Isolée house is an eco-friendly and modern home described as a self-sufficient residence by Frank Tjepkema and Agustina Cociffi. The tiny structure is essentially a ‘smart house’ which incorporates a unique, solar tree-like device into the functional aspect, meaning very little to no fuel is required. The tree protrudes from the home’s roof contains circular photovoltaic panels which generate energy from the sun into the residence. (more…)

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HUS-1, A Biodegradable and Sustainable Home by Torsten Ottesjö.

Hus-1 by Torsten Ottesjö

Hus-1 is a small house designed and built by Torsten Ottesjö. The building was constructed on site. The idea is a dwelling as personification. The dwelling features convex walls which seam together with the floor creating both a sense of airiness and a naturally curved seating space along the sides of the interior. The structure is free-standing, so it can be moved anywhere; though the feeling is that it has actually sprouted out of the ground it rests on. (more…)

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