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The Alpine Rock cabin blends in with the landscape

There seems to be a trend going on for small houses lately and this one set in the Swiss Alps completely blends in with its environment (No, it’s not too small to see). There is a large boulder in your eye line and this is actually a rock cabin that offers all the basics that you would need to hold you over for a short stay among the mountains. [Image Courtesy of Bureau A] The cabin was designed and made by Bureau A in Switzerland and installed in a sculpture park among the Swiss Alps. The idea for the cabin came […]

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Green home in Melbourne is small on the outside but big on the inside

A small green home has been designed and constructed on a small site that measures 9 metres by 12 metres which is hidden away by neighbours. The home on Beach Avenue in Melbourne, Australia has been challenging to Schulberg Demkiw studios, the architects behind it. They had to make the most of the interior space of the home and make sure that they made the most of what natural light was available, while at the same time making sure that it was private along with being spacious. [Image Courtesy of Schulberg Demkiw Architects] They admitted that designing a project of […]

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At The Top Sky holds record for world’s highest observation deck

The Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai holds the record as being the tallest building in the world and recently it took yet another Guinness World Record as it seized the title of having the world’s highest observation deck, the At The Top Sky, which opened in October. [Image Courtesy of Burj Kahalifa] At The Top Sky is located on the 148th floor of the Burj Khalifa tower which is 555 meters from the ground. A team from the Guinness World Records attended the opening of the observation deck so that they could confirm that it was actually the highest observation deck in […]

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Tiny house has extension built completely around it

Generally if the family outgrows their house they usually relocate to a bigger house or have an extension built off the house to make it bigger. However, one home owner in Austria didn’t confirm to the norm as they chose to extend their house but had a new exterior built around their existing house. So the original Haus Hohlen tiny house has become a part of the interior of the new house. [Image Courtesy of Jochen Specht] The Haus Hohlen is found in Dornbirn, Austria, and was built in 1961. At this time it was just 85 square meters and […]

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Luxury living from Tiny Heirlooms off the grid tiny house

We have seen many tiny houses arrive on the scene recently but there haven’t been many that have stood out from the crowd when it comes to offering luxury living off the grid. Tiny Heirlooms, a small home firm from Chicago, are about to change that with their offering of a tiny off the grid house on wheels. The small house comes with all the mod cons and amenities that you would expect from a luxury home, along with an automated control system for the house that works on any Android or iOS phone. [Image Courtesy of Tiny Heirloom] Tiny […]

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Tokyo bedsit turned into adaptable apartment thanks to partitions

In cities such as Tokyo space is at a premium and this is when it pays to use some clever thinking to get the most out of the space you do have. Yuichi Yoshida & Associates came up with a great plan for getting the most out of a bedsit and they used sliding furniture to get as much from the space in a simple way – turning it into an adaptable apartment. [Image Courtesy of Yuichi Yoshida & Associates] The Tsukiji Room H is just 47.6 square meters and it is a single home which can also be used […]