Thursday, March 12, 2020

Rickshaw-based micro-house takes small living into the wild

Rickshaw-based micro-house takes small living into the wild: We've often wondered just how small you can really go when designing a tiny living space and the Solo 01 might be the answer. Designed by India's The Billboards Collective, the prototype project is a rickshaw-based micro-house that measures just 6 x 6 ft (1.8 x 1.8 m).

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

How to Build a Pergola on a Concrete Patio in Two Days : 18 Steps (with Pictures) - Instructables

How to Build a Pergola on a Concrete Patio in Two Days : 18 Steps (with Pictures) - Instructables: How to Build a Pergola on a Concrete Patio in Two Days: Building a pergola is a quick way to add a touch of class to your outdoor space, and it's certainly something a homeowner can tackle by him or herself, and can even finish in a couple of days if sufficiently motivated. Additionally, for those wh...

Friday, February 21, 2020

'Hollywood's Architect: The Paul R. Williams Story' tells the story of

a black architect....'Hollywood's Architect: The Paul R. Williams Story' tells the story of: But Williams’s ability to cultivate personal and professional relationships with Hollywood’s wealthy, white community was not without injury. “Everything he did was to make the client feel comfortable,” Vance says. “That’s where the upside-down technique came from.” Sadly, and impressively, Williams developed a style of drawing his design sketches in an inverted fashion, because it allowed him to sit across from his white clients, knowing they’d prefer to not sit next to him. 

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Dune House on Architizer

Dune House on Architizer: On a beach of fine white sand next to the Mediterranean Sea and tucked into the coastline dunes, we come upon a house that was built 80 years ago by a Parisi...

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Off-grid tiny house has some surprises inside

Off-grid tiny house has some surprises inside: The recently-completed Bradford 26' Tiny House from Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses looks unassuming from the outside, but has some notable features inside. These include an elevating bed, a home projector, and a jacuzzi-style bathtub. It can also run off-the-grid thanks to solar panels and a built-in…

Pricey, but very handsome.