Architecture

January 22, 2022

Adjoining A-Frame Cabins Allows Families To Enjoy the Beauty of the Forest Apart

Located in Gisoom forest in Talesh, Iran, Gisoom Cabin is made up of two triangular volumes joined by a glass bridge. Architect Soheil Kiani designed the conceptual project as a nature retreat to reconnect occupants with the forest. The design of the structure is a contemporary revisit of the A-frame cabin. Both cabins are vertically divided to create living spaces on the lower level and a private bedroom on the upper level.

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January 7, 2022

Architect Designs Floating “Tree of Life” Complex in Florida

Located in the waters of Homestead, Florida, Tree of Life is a serene villa complex designed to alleviate visitors from stress and anxiety. Iranian architect Milad Eshtiyaghi visualized the project as six independent villas connected by footpaths. Both the walkways and the buildings float gently on the existing pond and immerse guests in nature.

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January 6, 2022

Tiny Home With Greenhouse and Porch Swing Lets You Live Large in a Small Space

Tiny living doesn’t always mean giving up the pleasures of a larger home. Elsa, by Olive Nest Tiny Homes, is a perfect example. Featuring a greenhouse and porch swing, Elsa allows for the cozy and minimalist lifestyle that is so attractive about tiny homes but adds the pleasure of having a backyard. Inspired by vernacular Scandinavian architecture, Elsa features warm cedar shiplap siding contrasted with cool dark gray finishes on the exterior.

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