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    Vertical Prison keeps inmates up and above the rest!

    Some people believe that post-release offenses are high and these need to be prevented. I agree but the Vertical Prison idea takes it so seriously that it doesn’t allow the criminal to even stay on the ground. This project will … Continue reading

  • Pedestrian Bridge constructed in France as a symbol of contemporary urban relationships

    We have massive structures being built everyday, but very few of them have revolutionary social significance as the Pedestrian Bridge constructed by American architect Bernard Tschumi and French firm Hugh Dutton Associes. The bridge has opened in La Roche-sur-Yon in … Continue reading

    Inflatable Membrane Façade will Save Energy and Reduce Carbon Emission

    With invention of many electronic gadgets, energy consumption has increased today than what was say 20 years back. Similarly carbon emissions or so-called greenhouse gases accumulate in the atmosphere and help to warm it. These problems appear insurmountable in the … Continue reading

    Korea to house world’s first Robot theme park

    If reports are to be believed, Korea will house the world’s first Robot theme park. According to Korea Herald, the robot magic kingdom will be part of a giant residential and industrial complex called Robot Land in Incheon, one of … Continue reading

    Tower Skin concept to shield the ugly buildings in an eco-friendly envelope

    Just as fashion in terms of clothes and hairstyles goes through a revolutionary change every now and then, architectural structures and building patterns also transform in their styles. But one cannot do away with the old buildings, just because their … Continue reading

    A house with a glass wall

    ‘Don’t throw stones at others if your own house is made of glass’ is now quite an old saying. But it literally applies here where the house is made of a glass wall. Alexander Frangoul from Germany has designed this … Continue reading

    “Digital Baroque” Soumaya Museum is an architectural wonder

    Telecom magnate Carlos Slim’s son-in-law, Fernando Romero is quite an architect we hear. He is a star in the Mexico’s architectural community and has won several praises in international design competitions. He is currently working on Mexico City’s Soumaya Museum … Continue reading

    “Paddling Home”- A tiny floating house

    Kacey Wong from Hong Kong has created a tiny floating house called “Paddling Home” as part of the 2009 Hong Kong & Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/ Architecture showing till 2/27/2010. It is a 4’x 4’x 4’ small house covered … Continue reading

    ZeroHouse is a house on the go!

    Zero Hose reminds me of the famous packers and movers in the town. Literally, you can actually pack up this entire house and move it around, wherever you’d next wish to live. It is a self-sustaining home that you can … Continue reading

    MercuryHouseOne concept is a reality

    One of the few concepts to actual materialize is the MercuryHouseOne concept project. The concept lounge has now become a fully functional entertainment haven. The mobile pod shaped lounge features large acrylic windows for enhanced air and light circulation, and … Continue reading

    Ryoko & Keisuke Masuda design unique home in Japan

    Standing tall in Kawaguchi City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan is this unique single family home by Ryoko & Keisuke Masuda. Resembling a light house, this three storey building has been made using mainly wood and steel. The round interior of this … Continue reading

    Surupi House Extension is a piece of nature at home

    There are several designers who are inspired by the insects and birds who are excellent architects, take for example the Beetle House posted recently. Designers Arhitektid Muru & Pere have got to be absolute nature lovers to have come up … Continue reading

    OfficePOD by Tate + Hindle

    We all need our space especially when it comes to work. Even folks working from home prefer to be isolated when they are working. But it is rarely possible to have zero distractions especially if you are working from home. … Continue reading

    Barn made into a home by Julian King Architects

    How difficult and complicated do you think converting an old barn into a residential place for a retired writer to enjoy his sunset years of life in? Well, designed by the Brooklyn studio Julian King Architect, this house is under … Continue reading

    Green meadow on a train station is a new idea

    Imagine you getting out of the local train and stepping on cool grassy meadows, and yes in the middle of a fully developed city. With all the natural landscapes giving way to the concrete ones in every part of the … Continue reading

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