Albang – Egg-Shaped Living Pods in Seoul

This series of egg-shaped capsules have been designed by the Korean studio Yoon Space + Song Pyoung. The capsules, called “Albang”, can be found on Osan Beach in Seoul and serve as outdoor living spaces.

The designers have purposely left the interiors bare, avoiding the typical conditions afforded by hotels, tents, and RV’s. The […]

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    Jellyfish Barge – A Modular Greenhouse that Tackles Food Scarcity

Jellyfish Barge – A Modular Greenhouse that Tackles Food Scarcity

This floating greenhouse, known as the Jellyfish Barge, has been designed by a team of architects and botanists in response to the feared future global food shortage. Studiomobile were primarily responsible for the design of the structure, which aims to produce food hydroponically, with a minimal carbon footprint.

The greenhouse is constructed mostly from wood […]

Contemporary Japanese House is Designed for Two Generations

This modern family house in the city of Takasaki, Japan, has been designed in a collaborative effort by studios SNARK and OUVI. The house is set on a narrow lot, sandwiched between two adjacent buildings, and looks out over a cemetery.

The three-storey building has a footprint of 20-by-42 feet (6-by-13 meters), and […]

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    Guest House Combines a Chicken Coop, Tool Shed, and a Music Room

Guest House Combines a Chicken Coop, Tool Shed, and a Music Room

Architecture firm De Smet Vermeulen Architecten were recently contacted by a previous client to design this modern guest house. The client, who had the architects design their main home ten years ago, needed an additional space that would serve as a chicken coop, tool shed and a music room.

The new addition to the […]

A Small Apartment Renovation in Barcelona by Adrián Elizalde

This apartment in Barcelona was originally constructed in 1930. More recently it underwent renovation work with the aid of architect, Adrián Elizalde. The project was carried out with a limited budget, which saw them keeping some of the original features, and rooms as they were (like the location of the kitchen and bathroom).

The […]

OH! House – A Functional Family Home in Niigata

This modern Japanese house, dubbed OH! House by the architects, is located on a small site in Niigata. The house was designed by Takeru Shoji Architects on the behalf of a family, who had three simple requirements: a garden space, plenty of bookshelves, and a closed-off kitchen.

OH! House contains approximately 1,152 square feet […]