Pine House, by recent M.Arch graduate of the AADRL, Andrew Friedenberg, was submitted to the Ryterna modul competition in the summer of 2020. The competition asked designers to conceive a vacation home in rural Lithuania where a middle-class couple could retreat to work and live in relative isolation for a portion of the year, a desire exacerbated...
Project name
Pine House
Architecture firm
Andrew Friedenberg
Location
Lithuania, EU
Tools used
Rhinoceros 3D, Grasshopper, Twinmotion, Keyshot, Adobe Photoshop CC
The Iranian architecture firm Shomali Design Studio led by Yaser Rashid Shomali & Yasin Rashid Shomali has designed Aablako, a forest house planned to be built on outskirts of Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Project name
Aablako
Architecture firm
Shomali Design Studio
Location
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, V-ray, Adobe Photoshop, Lumion
The Istanbul-based architecture firm MB Architects has envisioned Chainstyle, a 400 meters skyscraper concept in Chicago, USA.
Project name
Chainstyle
Architecture firm
MB Architects
Location
Chicago, USA
Height
400 meters
Al-Seif Staircase #s25k is a project under the umbrella of Amiri Diwan of Kuwait, donated by Tamdeen Group and supported by the Kuwait Municipality, Public Utilities Management Company (PUMC), and Al Ghanim International. It emerges as an initiative by Parallel Studio to refurbish the area that has witnessed significant contribution to cumulative K...
Project name
Al Seif Staircase #s25k
Architecture firm
Parallel Studio
Location
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Photography
Faisal Al Hindi and Yousif Abdulsaid
Ehab Alhariri: A Futuristic Smart Sustainable Mountain pod designed to utilize solar power using a petals mechanism that allows it to open up and close down to charge up the pod using photovoltaic cells mounted on the petals. Inspired by a flower motion, the petals when open allows for a 360° view of the surrounding, the mechanism could also potent...
Project name
Futuristic Sustainable Mountain Pod
Architecture firm
EA-lab
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, Lumion, Adobe Lightroom
Crazy House is known as one of the most strange buildings in the world. When you enter Crazy House, you will instantly feel a cool, fresh air as if you were in a forest. Visiting Crazy House is taking a journey in giant tree trunks with the small winding paths. The tree trunks are connected by the tree branches. You won’t know where these branches...
Project name
Biệt thự Hằng Nga (later called Crazy House)
Principal architect
Đặng Việt Nga
Location
03 Huỳnh Thúc Kháng, phường 4, Đà Lạt, Lâm Đồng, Vietnam
Photography
All images courtesy of crazyhouse.vn
Didgah Design Architecture Studio: At first, the idea was to have a complete view of the pristine nature. This project aims to give the user a feeling of being suspended midair and a bird’s-eye view. The structure was inspired by a flying bird that holds the user in its wings. The user can then use the rails to move along the width of the valley an...
Project name
The Suspended cabin
Architecture firm
Didgah Design Architecture Studio
Location
Amazon Rain Forest, Manaus, Brazil
Tools used
Autodesk Revit, Lumion 10.3, Adobe Photoshop
The Hangzhou-based pratice DA XIANG Design Studio has recently completed Courtyard Xiaoya, located in the Xucun Industrial Zone, Haining, Jiaxing, in which the architect built an elegant courtyard on the roof of a factory and named it Xiaoya. The transition of the city is a complicated process. Along with the old memories gradually gone, new emoti...
Project name
Courtyard Xiaoya
Architecture firm
DA XIANG Design Studio
Location
Haining, Jiaxing, China
Photography
Haha Lu

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