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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From Rustic To Radical. Updating An Upstate New York Residence.

upstate-NY addition Maadlab hero IIHIH

Conscientious homeowners Don and Shirley wanted to expand their upstate New York residence without harming the existing trees. Madlab designed an addition that integrated with the old residence and preserved as much of the surrounding landscape as possible. (more…)

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From Rashid to Hadid, 12 Top Designers Create Cool Laminate Flooring for Parador.

Parador Designer Flooring

Parador Designer Flooring by world-renowned designers Ross Lovegrove, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Jean-Marie Massaud, Karim Rashid, Jean Nouvel, Konstantin Grcic, Ben van Berkel, Matteo Thun, ORA ITO, Piero Lissoni, Werner Aisslinger and Zaha Hadid. Each has designed exclusive indoor laminate flooring for manufacturer Parador. (more…)

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The Truffle – A Rock Like Shelter Built With The Help of a Hungry Cow

The Truffle by Ensemble Studios

The Truffle by Ensemble Studios is a piece of nature built with earth in Spain. A space within a stone that sits on the ground and blends in with the territory. It’s camouflaged by emulating the processes of mineral formation in its structure, and integrates with the natural environment. (more…)

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