The fantastically beautiful house in Germany Zell (Mosel) City

German may not sound too romantic on our tongues (unlike their western French cousins), but Germany is a land with a high romantic heritage. Brothers Grimm were German linguists who popularized fairy tales like Snow White, Rapunzel and Cinderella. Even architecturally, they have the ‘Fairy Tale’ Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria. …

Timber constructed cabin in France deftly replicates a night owl

It is not often that we come across architectural pieces inspired by organic forms. However, in this case, the designers at Zebra3/Buy-Sellf have crossed the threshold of conventionality and created the uniquely shaped cabin (pictured above). The building is actually located in an open site close to the Rives Arcins in Bordeaux, France; …

The Tiny Tack House ‘hand-made’ from salvaged wooden materials

Spatial efficiency is one of the pillars of modern day architecture, especially significant with the cramped conditions of our urban areas. However, a well designed compact space doesn’t necessarily entail the avoidance of our comfort for the sake of more circulation area. This is aptly proven by the ‘hand-made’ Tiny …

CIPEA Blockhouse fuses traditionalism with contemporary style

Traditionalism meets post-modernism in the above pictured CIPEA Blockhouse designed by Chinese AZL Architects. Set in the picturesque yet austere setting of a forest near the city of Nanjing, the structure comprises of four cubic floors stacked vertically atop each other, thus allowing minimal land usage of the ‘naturalistic’ site. …

The Tower Kitchen by Khosla Associates and tsk Design

The Tower Kitchen by Khosla Associates and tsk Design

Khosla Associates and tsk Design together have successfully accomplished The Tower Kitchen in Bangalore, India. Architects Sandeep Khosla, Amaresh Anand and Dhaval Shellugar with graphic designers Tania Singh Khosla, Sakhee Mody and Chahat Kathotia makes this unique architecture worth praising. Via: Contemporist