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Concrete Pipes Transformed Into Architectural Elements and Living Spaces

Concrete Pipes Transformed Into Architectural Elements and Living Spaces

Brier  Concrete pipes are a common construction tool, but architects across the world are also using the pipes as inspiration for unique structures. For example, Techne Architecture + Interior Design deployed concrete pipes as a design motif for the Prahran Hotel in...

Second Time’s the Charme with Hardy Eight-person Tiny House

Second Time’s the Charme with Hardy Eight-person Tiny House

Brief  Canadian tiny house firm Minimaliste recently completed an updated take on its cold weather-ready family model, the Charme. Appropriately named the Charme V2, the tiny house sleeps an impressive eight people, at a pinch.   Insight Canadian tiny house firm...

Childhood Dream Realized as Disused Water Tower Becomes Family Home

Childhood Dream Realized as Disused Water Tower Becomes Family Home

Brief Back in 2012, cousins Sven and Lennart de Jong bought a disused water tower for €200,000. They then hired RV Architectuur and after spending roughly the same amount of money on renovations they now live in it with their families.   Insight Back in 2012,...

Energy Efficient Innovation Center Inspired by Alpine Landscape

Energy Efficient Innovation Center Inspired by Alpine Landscape

Brief  A new mixed-use innovation center by Foster + Partners will keep visitors warm in the harshest Alpine weather. InnHub La Punt will also boast significant sustainability features, including recycled materials, rainwater recycling, and solar power.   Insight...