• Columns and pillars in the house
    Architecture,  columns,  Decoration ideas

    Columns and pillars in the house

    Share 4 4 +1 ) . If you find them on large buildings such as churches or other monuments, these elements of architecture can also be found in your home (source photo: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/11610911509062422/ ) . Really useful as an architectural structure or decorative, columns and other pillars integrate into the interiors to create spaces out of the ordinary. For all styles and desires, here are some ideas: ) (source: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/261842165809917944/“> ) (source: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/554716879073879576/“> ) (source: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/271553052501646058/“> ) (source: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/437693657506458010/“> ) (source: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/104005072616593365/“> ) (source:

  • An African village where each house is a work of art
    Architecture,  Discovery

    An African village where each house is a work of art

    Far from being very popular with tourists, Burkina Faso is home to an extraordinary village on a hill overlooking the savannah. The residence of the chief, the royal court and the nobility of the Kassena people can be found on 1.2 hectares, with houses finely decorated, like works of art. The village is quite isolated from foreigners in order to protect it to ensure its integrity, conservation and traditions. The royal residence consists of a series of small mud brick structures inside a compound, covered with geometrically patterned natural clay paints, designed to differentiate them from the homes of ordinary people. The chef’s house has the smallest door to protect…

  • A surprising house: a troglodyte habitat in the heart of the forest
    Discovery,  Prestigious places

    A surprising house: a troglodyte habitat in the heart of the forest

    It is a family with three children who lives in a cave on a 17,000 square meter lot in a former 1930s sandstone mine. Located in Festus, Missouri, not far from the Mississippi River, this “Cave” house house “is a wonder in the heart of the forest. The family chose to build in the cave to maximize their privacy. A large glass wall is the front of the house. The main living room and dining room are on the ground floor, and the bedrooms are on the second floor above the kitchen. An underground source provides about 150 liters of water a day and feeds a pool of fish. )…

  • An Opera House with a view of the Pearl River in China
    Architecture

    An Opera House with a view of the Pearl River in China

    Share 1 1 +1 Guangzhou Opera House is located in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province, China. Directed by the British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, it covers 70,000 square meters and opens onto the Pearl River. With its unique design, it fits into the urban landscape with access for residents and creates a dialogue with the city. When culture and architecture mix! I let you discover this beautiful book: , http://unlin-design.blogspot.fr/2011/06/guangzhou-opera-house-by-zaha-hadid.html , http://www.hy-dg.com/en/projects.asp?f_type=8&n_id=309 , http://www.zaha-hadid.com/architecture/guangzhou-opera-house/ ) (Sources: http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2011/feb/28/guangzhou-opera-house-zaha-hadid , http://unlin-design.blogspot.fr/2011/06/guangzhou -opera-house-by-zaha-hadid.html , http://www.hy-dg.com/en/projects.asp?f_type=8&n_id=309 , http://www.zaha-hadid.com/architecture / guangzhou-opera-house / )

  • An organic residence designed as a tree house
    Architecture

    An organic residence designed as a tree house

    Located in Portland, Oregon, this residence designed by architect Robert Harvey Oshatz in 2004 blends with the landscape. With its round shapes and natural materials like wood and stone, it fits perfectly with the wooded site and offers a magnificent view of the lake. The main level of construction was brought down to the level of the treetops to evoke the feeling of being in a hut perched in the trees. The house is in permanent connection with the outside. Its design plays with the curves, a natural wood ceiling that floats on laminated wood beams, a glass wall that wraps around the living room and a central staircase also…

  • A house buried in Switzerland!
    Architecture

    A house buried in Switzerland!

    This atypical house was built by architects SeARCH and CMA design near the spa in Vals, Switzerland. Directly located in the ground, this house is hidden in the heart of an alpine slope in the middle of a magnificent view. This house is designed to respect the landscape and not hide the surrounding landscape. A steep slope was created to build the facade that contains many windows allowing maximum light. Slightly inclined, the house offers a magnificent view of the mountains. Here is this beautiful original construction in the heart of the Swiss mountains: ) (Source: http://www.slightlywarped.com/crapfactory/curiosities/2010/house_in_the_hill.htm#.UOOQWAg0pYw.pinterest )

  • A green house in Singapore
    Architecture

    A green house in Singapore

    In a spirit of sustainable construction, the firm Guz, based in Singapore, created this home in synergy with nature. This is the Meera house located on the tourist island of Sentosa near Singapore. Just steps from the sea, the architects managed to create a four-storey building with the realization of gardens whether on the terrace or on the roofs. Thus, each level is unique with different views. This beautiful house is transformed into an island on the island and adapts perfectly to its environment, while bringing peace and tranquility to its occupants. A beautiful representation of green architecture, beautiful and poetic in perfect harmony with nature. ) (Photo credits :…

  • A blue lagoon house
    Architecture,  Decoration ideas,  Discovery

    A blue lagoon house

    This beautiful contemporary house, signed Andrés Jaque is located in the heart of the pine forest, in the paradise of Ibiza. The blue lagoon is the dominant color, the construction is industrial type oriented towards nature. The roof of the house is overlooked by palm trees. Eccentric, unusual and joyful, this beautiful home inspires fantasy on airs of freedom and space. Design and technology invite you to this beautiful house. It’s a mix of nature, materials and designer furniture. In the middle of the pines, the kitchen houses an aluminum table, a heating system, Kartell chairs and stainless steel appliances. Like a spaceship that would have landed on the ground…

  • The craft furniture decorate the house
    Decoration ideas

    The craft furniture decorate the house

    Timeless and often atypical, the craft furniture invites itself in our interiors for their functional and practical side, but also for their secrets borrowing history. ) Apportant du cachet à votre décoration, ils sont pleins de petits détails surprenants et astucieux. (source photo: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/515662226054514156/ ) Adding cachet to your decor, they are full of small details surprising and astute. Dresser haberdashery, sewing machine tables, butcher’s logs, drapery furniture, bistro bars, etc., as much furniture as there are possibilities of use in your home. Dressers with multiple drawers offer impressive storage possibilities, logs are installed in kitchens, some furniture is diverted to turn into tables or basins. Charming, authentic, vintage, they…