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Archive for septembre, 2016
Beautiful houseboats of Amsterdam by @prefabnsmallhomes
We had the opportunity to take a tour of the amazing canals and houseboats of Amsterdam. Here are some of these beauties.
Floating House by UK-based Carl Turner Architects. A pair of semi-translucent solar panels measuring a total of 84 sq m (904 sq ft) are affixed to the exterior of Floating House. The living quarters comprise a 14 x 5 m (45 x 16 ft) cross-laminated timber frame. The interior includes two bedrooms, a study, a bathroom, living room, and an open kitchen. Described as “part house, part boat,” Floating House home sits upon a 20 x 7 m (65 x 22 ft) floating concrete hull.
Baumraum Treehouses by Baumraum Architects
Alpine Shelter Skuta
The extreme climatic
conditions in the mountains introduce a design challenge for architects,
engineers and designers. Within a context of extreme risk to environmental
forces, it is important to design buildings that can withstand extreme weather,
radical temperature shifts, and rugged terrain. Responding to environmental
conditions is not only a protective measure, but also translates into a matter
of immediate life safety. The harsh conditions of wind, snow, landslides,
terrain, and weather require a response of specific architectural forms and
Small House in Segovia, Spain by Churtichaga+Quadra-Salcedo Architects
C-3 Cabin: 480 Sq. Ft. Tiny Modern Loft Home by Vandeventer and Carlander Architects. Photos by Steve Keating Photography
The Mothership Solar Powered Houseboat by Mothership Marine
A prefab floating houseboat, The Floatwing by Portuguese company Friday