• Sublime AIBS house by Bruno Erpicum and Partners: a cube at the edge of the cliff
    Architecture

    Sublime AIBS house by Bruno Erpicum and Partners: a cube at the edge of the cliff

    Breathtaking construction, this house built on a cliff overlooking the sea does not leave indifferent. Designed by Bruno Erpicum & Partners Architects, this contemporary house is located in Spain at 159 meters above sea level. Black and white, cubic, the house is accessible by a staircase that leads to the lower deck where you can admire the landscape in all its beauty. All length, it has large windows that provide protection against the wind. With its large, uncluttered interior spaces, infinity pool that seems to throw itself into the void, its olive trees and stone terrace, this beautiful home is a construction in harmony with nature, offering amazing perspectives. Simply…

  • The books decorate the house!
    Decoration ideas

    The books decorate the house!

    If you like to read and do not know what to do with your books accumulated all these years, you can recycle them into decorations. ) . Simply laid, transformed, on the walls, the books dress the interiors with taste and originality (photo source: http://pinterest.com/pin/86342517828646681/ ) . Here are some great achievements with books: Piled up over the readings, the books are now a bedside. ) (source: http://pinterest.com/pin/527836018797375789/ ) Assembled between them and simply placed on a table, the books are decorative elements for a retro atmosphere. ) (source: http://pinterest.com/pin/431430839274115629/ ) Suspended, the books create an airy and original decoration. ) (source: http://pinterest.com/pin/36732553180451028/ ) Transformed, the books create a design…

  • Spring has arrived, decorate your house! : ideas of spring decorations
    Decoration ideas,  Events,  Spring

    Spring has arrived, decorate your house! : ideas of spring decorations

    It’s spring ! Unlike the song of Michel Fugain whose words are: “Spring has arrived, go out of your house …”, I suggest instead to go inside for a moment to turn your house into a flower garden. Why not inspire yourself this beautiful season and make a spring decoration? Floral motifs, wall decorations, and shades of colors on the furniture, will decorate your home for a little cheerfulness at the end of the winter. Colors ? All those of spring. The rose for the flowers, the green for the nature that is reborn, the yellow for the sun, the blue for the sky, etc … Here are some examples…

  • Ribbon house: design in Patagonia
    Architecture

    Ribbon house: design in Patagonia

    The studio G2 Estudio was recruited by two families from Tahiti in French Polynesia, to create a holiday home in San Carlos de Bariloche in Patagonia Argentina, to have a large integrated space for recreation, two centerpieces, two bedrooms for children, and all the equipment needed for a holiday home. The current residence of the owners is located on an island and the location of the holiday home has naturally been thought to be located between two rivers, surrounded by a beautiful landscape with: Cerro Catedral to the west, Sierra Ventana to the south, the Golf in the North, and a canyon with a stream and lush vegetation in the…

  • Recycled house concept by Michael Reynolds
    Architecture,  Discovery

    Recycled house concept by Michael Reynolds

    Earthships Biotecture is a concept developed by Michael “Mike” Reynolds, an American architect, based in New Mexico. For more than thirty years, this architect inspired by our waste has developed the concept of waste recycling for the construction of durable and ingenious homes. The project includes the construction of passive houses made of natural and recycled materials, thermal mass construction for temperature stabilization, renewable energies and integrated water systems, while taking into account sustainability, with a combination of biology and architecture. Each project can be built in any part of the world, in any climate, while offering basic services such as electricity, drinking water, sewage treatment, not to mention facilities.…

  • Nautilus House: a shell house
    Architecture

    Nautilus House: a shell house

    Beautiful achievement of the Mexican architect Javier Senosiain (http://www.arquitecturaorganica.com/). This shell-shaped house is made with stained glass windows that create a beautiful colorful atmosphere. Like a spiral, the house houses a large spiral staircase passing in the middle of a large stained glass window. It offers a large fluid space giving the impression of floating on the vegetation with a view of the mountain landscape. The television area is at the center of the belly of the crustacean. Pretty realization of art nouveau style and an organic construction that does not leave indifferent. ) (source: http://www.tribords.com/?caison-coquillage-nautilus-house )

  • 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. )…