The Treehotel In Northern Sweden Opens With 6 Tree Houses By Various Architects.

Treehotel in Northern Sweden

The Treehotel, run by Britta and Kent Lindvall, is a cooperative concept between well-known designers and architects. The result is a unique collection of hotel rooms (6 completed and open for booking as of this month) perched up in the pine trees of Northern Sweden. The concept “live in a treehut” is given a new dimension, created in harmony with nature and ecological values and is built on the philosophy to find another way to experience the value of a forest rather than cut the trees for industrial use. (more…)

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More Steampunk Architecture From Dave Trautrimas – The SpyFrost Project

the spyfrost project
above: detail of The Radiant Proliferator

David Trautrimas, the Canadian artist about whose steampunk-like architectural art, The Habitat Machines, I blogged about once before, has a wonderful new series of work called The Spyfrost Project. (more…)

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ArchiTech’s Future Perfect: Mid-Century Modern Design Drawings


above: Henry P. Glass, Wacker Plaza Lobby – View From Entrance, Pencil on tracing paper, 1955, 16 x 21 inches

ArchiTech is a historically comprehensive commercial gallery of architectural art, in Chicago’s River North gallery district. Their recent show, Future Perfect: Mid-Century Modern Design Drawings opened January 9 and ends this weekend on May 30, 2009. (more…)

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