Rammed Earth Tiny House in Slovenia
February 24, 2022 Monika Thakur

We have seen many building designs combining ancient building techniques with sustainable energy technology. Keeping up with this ongoing trend, the Rammed Earth House in Slovenia boasts a unique style farmhouses. It showcases a simple way to merge traditional rammed earth building methods along with modern solar energy production. This…

3D Printing in Construction Industry - Benefits & Challenges
February 24, 2022 Monika Thakur

Over the past decade, 3D printing has become a major buzz in the construction industry. Although initially developed for prototyping purposes, the 3D printing technology can emerge to a point where it may become a key player in various industries. Clearly, 3D printing technology is highly beneficial in aerospace, medical,…

Continental ContiHome Tiny Home Made of Recycled Materials
February 21, 2022 Monika Thakur

The tiny home movement is a popular trend that’s still going strong for many years now. Many automotive brands keep showing off their mobile tiny homes every now or then. But recently, tire manufacturer Continental has come up with its futuristic tiny home called ContiHome. The company claims it to…

Energy-Efficient Bamboo Cooling System is Alternative to Modern ACs
February 17, 2022 Monika Thakur

French multidisciplinary company AREP has created an energy-efficient bamboo cooling system called the adiabatic urban cooling system. This low-tech, energy-efficient cooling device is a sustainable alternative to modern AC solutions. Meanwhile, it offers an affordable way to keep the indoor air cool in summer. (more…)

Dory Azar Architect Inc. Re-envisions Old Barn With a Modern Twist
February 16, 2022 Monika Thakur

You may have seen the rural architecture of an old barn in the bucolic landscapes. But if you look at this vibrant barn, you’ll be surprised because it comes with a modern twist. Lately, homeowners in Ontario, Canada commissioned Dory Azar Architect Inc. to redo an old pole barn with…

Bide Cabin in Dorset Employs Sustainable Architectural Techniques
February 4, 2022 Monika Thakur

Has the pandemic got you thinking about escaping the routine and moving to the green countryside? If so, shifting to secluded cabins is a great way to enjoy a minimalist life. But now the question arises: where should you head to? Probably, The Bide Cabin in England’s rolling Dorset hills…

Qaammat Glass Pavilion by Konstantin Ikonomidis
February 4, 2022 Monika Thakur

Swedish architect Konstantin Ikonomidis has constructed a glass pavilion in a serene Greenland landscape. Dubbed Qaammat Pavilion, this man-made creation faces the two conjoining fjords. Nestled along a trail in western Greenland, this structure has been commissioned by the Qeqqata municipality. They wanted to create a subtle design to promote…

Topol-27 Prefab Home Elevates Above the Ground on Solid Metal Frame
February 1, 2022 Monika Thakur

Moscow-based Bio Architects has recently finished working on their latest project DublDom “Topol-27”. It is a modular, prefab home that’s clad in a black exterior. It’s a perfect cozy retreat in the wild outdoors with a natural rustic charm. The purpose of creating this modular home is to join the…

Geoship Unveils World's First Ceramic Geodesic Domes-1
January 28, 2022 Monika Thakur

Geoship, the company behind the creation of earth-friendly, affordable homes with around a 500-year lifespan, has now created the world’s first ceramic Geodesic Domes. The US startup has also started taking pre-orders for these geodesic domes that are installed in the California mountains. So far there are no images of…