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Construction Projects To Make For Green Living Spaces

It’s intriguing to consider, with current technologies, what is now possible in the field of home construction. In the past couple decades; we’ve begun to express a huge desire for greener homes. It would be nice to think that this has been primarily due to an increased interest in ecology but it has more to […]

‘WFH’ Shipping Container House by Arcgency

Copenhagen-based Arcgency takes to task the enormous percentage of the world’s resources used in the making of architecture. in keeping with a self-imposed policy of ‘resource conscious architecture’ the ‘WFH House’ is an exportable dwelling made up of three stacked shipping containers. Incoming search terms: library, roof truss systems for shipping containers, zero energy container homes, shipping […]

Is Reclaimed Lumber the Answer?

Reclaimed lumber is wood taken for re-use. Most reclaimed lumber originates from timbers and decking rescued from old barns, factories and warehouses even though some companies use wood from non conventional structures for example boxcars, coal mines and wine barrels. Reclaimed or antique lumber can be used primarily for decoration and home building and it […]

‘Black Pearl’ by Studio with Zecc Architecten

Newly positioned windows reveal the overhauled interior of a Rotterdam townhouse that was formerly an abandoned apartment block. Designed by Studio in partnership with Zecc Architecten, ‘Black Pearl’ now houses a workshop on its ground floor, a hot tub in its rooftop greenhouse and living quarters in the two floors between. These living areas […]