Single Pole House by Konrad Wójcik, Denmark
‘The aim was to design a structure that would not have any footprint on the nature. Fully functional interior was intended for two people and if needed, in special occasions could be extended up to four. In order to provide as much as possible alternating threads stairs were implemented. This allowed fitting spacious interior into a compact and light from. Construction divides into 4 levels with a clear different functional program on each floor. This well equipped structure is a balance of comfortableness and practicality.’
“Bosco Verticale is a pair of residential towers in the Porta Nuova district of Milan, Italy, between Via Gaetano de Castillia and Via Federico Confalonieri near Milano Porta Garibaldi railway station. They have a height of 111 metres (364 ft) and 76 metres (249 ft) and will host more than 900 trees (approximately 550 and 350 trees in the first and second towers respectively) on 8,900 square metres (96,000 sq ft) of terraces. Within the complex is also an 11-story office building; its facade does not host plants” Wikipedia
David Benjamin, founder of The Living, the winner of last year’s Young Architects Program. Learn about COSMO, this year’s winning project designed by Andrés Jaque, now on view in the MoMA PS1 courtyard.
Good wood - beautifully crafted, sleek and simple lighting from LA based studio Feltmark. The ‘Ellum Solar’ is an eco friendly solar powered light that is held in place by a magnetic wall mounted base that connects to the moveable case, allowing you to flip the light over and enable the solar charging. Apparently one charge lasts 6 months which sounds pretty decent. Now to remove all my old lighting…
good evening followers!! alisha at chicago-based etsy shop grannyabell reached out to me sharing her creative, colorful, unique upcycled paper postcards, and i just HAD to show off a few of her rad designs. so cool right?! who wouldn’t love to get an adorable handmade piece of embroidered snail mail this fall … i know i would <3
Completely eco-friendly, the “Green Village” in Bali is composed of 15 houses along the Ayung River. Designed by Donna Karan, the construction is mainly made from bamboo which stresses the concept of sustainability and craftsmanship.