Architecture

January 28, 2023

Expandable Cabin Slides Open So You Can Always Sleep Under the Stars

Inspired by his love of nature and its healing abilities, designer Caspar Schols created a cabin that slides open for an unparalleled indoor-outdoor experience. ANNA Stay is the newest iteration of this cabin. Made from timber and glass, ANNA has two sliding shells that are adapted to any climate and can be separated when you want a breath of fresh air.

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January 19, 2023

Ingenious Illustrations Reimagine ‘The Simpsons’ House in 8 Different British Architecture Styles

The iconic house from The Simpsons is as recognizable as any other character in the series. Located at the fictional address of 742 Evergreen Terrace, the two-story detached house has served as a backdrop for many of the TV family's adventures and shenanigans. Now, HouseholdQuotes, a UK-based company that helps homeowners and tenants get good rates in home improvement purveyors, has found inspiration in the Simpsons' residence to give us a British architecture history lesson.

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January 2, 2023

Cat Café in Shanghai is the Pawfect Hangout for Adventurous Felines

Cats are elegant yet fun, poised yet daring. So, why not provide them with a playground that brings together these characteristics? Tristy of the CATS is a cat café located in Shanghai that reminds us that style and playfulness can beautifully coexist. The creators of this brilliant design are the studio Parallect Design, and it has transformed an oddly-structured and run-down building into a unique kitty wonderland.

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December 27, 2022

Vibrant Mosaic Façade Created From a Rainbow Array of Recycled Barrel Lids

An array of recycled rainbow-colored barrel lids lines the façade of the Centro Nacional de Artesanato e Design (National Arts, Crafts, and Design Center) in Mindelo on Sao Vicente island that's part of the Cabo Verde archipelago. Created by Ramos Castellano Arquitectos, the vibrant circles are a unique outer shell to the renovated space within.  They are not only eye-catching, but also functional; the lids can be angled (like blinds)

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