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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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Marvelous Modern Mountain Home In Truckee, California is a Prefab Hybrid.

Sagemodern Prefab home in Truckee

This magnificent and inviting modern mountain home, Martis Camp #246, by Sagemodern is located in Truckee, California. Part of this home was actually prefabricated offsite in a Utah factory and the dining room/ great room were built onsite, making it what the architect, Paul Warner, calls a prefab hybrid. (more…)

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The Hidden House Project by 123DV Modern Villas. A Study In Modern ECO Architecture.

hidden house project

The Netherland’s 123DV Modern Villas entered Polish architecture firm Mode:Lina’s competition in which they were asked to design an ECO house. The challenge was to design a standard residential home in a standard location that performs sustainably and 123DV Modern Villas came up with the Hidden House. (more…)

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The Santa Elena House by Antonio Sofan

Santa Elena House

Located in Santa Elena of Antioquia, Colombia, this single family residence by architect Antonio Sofan is a 1000 sf vacation home built with green and local materials. (more…)

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