A Built-In Dog Bed Was Created In This Living Room Wall

When Studio North were designing this modern laneway house in Calgary, Canada, they included a built-in dog bed nook. Continue reading »

90+ Kids Built This Intergalactic Space Station In The Woods Of New Hampshire

Salvage Station No. 8 envisioned by artist Shing Yin Khor is an immersive experiential installation that creates a sci-fi narrative of an abandoned space salvage station lost in the woods. Continue reading »

“Reforming The Built Environment”: Architecture Photo Collages By Michael Jantzen

Michael Jantzen is a conceptual artist, designer, architect, inventor and engineer currently based in Los Angeles, California. Michael explores art, architecture and design in his imaginative renderings of conceptual buildings and structures inspired by nature, technology and science. He describes this series as a surreal reinterpretation of known structures such as houses, churches, apartment buildings, and other conventional built forms, including furniture. Continue reading »

A Wrecked Luxury Car Built From Over 12,000 Reflective Steel Parts


Jordan Griska

Reflecting its surroundings with a splintered and imperfect view is Jordan Griska‘s 2016 sculpture Wreck, a non-functional model of a Mercedes Benz S550 made entirely from reflective stainless steel. Continue reading »

Meet The Solar Egg, A Giant Golden Sauna Built In Luossabacken, Sweden

In response to a commission from Riksbyggen, Bigert & Bergström have created a sculptural chamber in the form of an egg-shaped sauna that has just been installed at Luossabacken in Kiruna, Sweden’s northernmost town. Continue reading »

This Chinese Farmer Built A Two-Storey Space Shuttle Replica On The Roof Of His House

This is the space shuttle replica that a 60-something Chinese farmer built on the roof of his home in the Guangdong province. Obviously, all the neighbors are jealous. And can you blame them? Who doesn’t want a spaceship replica on top of their house? Continue reading »

This Japanese Train Station Built Around A 700 Year Old Tree

In the Northeast suburbs of central Osaka stands a curious train station unlike any other. Kayashima Station features a rectangular hole cut into the roof of the elevated platform and, from inside, a giant tree pokes its head out like a stalk of broccoli. Continue reading »

An ‘Infinite’ Galaxy Puzzle That Can Be Built In Any Direction

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The team over at Nervous System recently designed this fun Infinite Galaxy Puzzle that tiles continuously in any direction. Pieces from the top can be removed and added to the bottom, and likewise from side to side. So regardless of where you start the puzzle can continue in a seemingly infinite series of patterns. Each puzzle is printed with satellite imagery obtained from NASA and includes a few themed pieces like an astronaut, shuttle, and satellite. Apparently the puzzles were wildly popular and are now available as a pre-order for 2017. Continue reading »

Professor Built A 60-Foot Long, 8-Foot Cardboard Wall Outside His Home To Replicate Donald Trump’s Proposed Wall Between The U.S. And Mexico

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Photo by Michelle McLoughlin/Reuters

Matt Warshauer, a political history professor at Central Connecticut State University, built a 60-foot long, 8-foot cardboard wall outside his West Hartford home to replicate Donald Trump’s proposed wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Continue reading »

A Modern Interior Was Built Inside This Historic Building In Italy

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Photo by Pierangelo Laterza

In the southern part of Italy in the historical town of Matera, are world famous cave-dwellings. Carved thousands of years ago, these caves that were once homes and churches have recently been turned into a contemporary tourist hotel. Designed by Manca Studio, 300 square meters of cave-dwellings were developed and restored to create a common area, a spa, and 4 suites for the La Dimora di Metello Hotel. Each room of the hotel is in the grotto style and features walls made from tuff (a rock made from volcanic ash) and plaster to compliment the existing texture of the cave walls. Continue reading »

This Hotel Is Built Around The Surrounding Rocky Landscape

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Instead of blasting away all of the rock to create a flat area to build on, this hotel worked with the landscape, and incorporated it into the design. Designed by C+ Architects and Naza design studio, the Nashare Hotel is located in a tranquil forest in Xiamen, China. In the design of this 12 room hotel they have worked around large boulders and rock walls, to create a natural element that is unexpected. Each room is different, depending on its location within the hotel. This room has a large rock that makes an appearance in the bathroom. Continue reading »

Artists Built A Colorful, Unique Island That They Call Home

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After realizing there is no way to afford real estate, artists Catherine King and Wayne Adams decided to build an island, and named it ‘Freedom Cove’—it is located off the coast of Vancouver Island, Canada, and is about a 45-minutes boat ride to the nearest town. Weighing around 500-tons, the 12 tethered sections of this floating home include “four greenhouses, living quarters, a kitchen, workshop, art gallery, a lighthouse and even a dance floor.” Continue reading »

Street Artist Built A Wall Around Donald Trump’s Hollywood Star

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Hollywood sight-seers on the famous walk of fame were confronted with an unusual edition to Trump’s Famous Star. Los Angeles artist Plastic Jesus built a 6″ tall grey concrete wall around it. Complete with “Keep out” signs and topped with razor wire. The unofficial addtion to the iconic star appeared early Tuesday afternoon, to the amusement of onlookers. Continue reading »

Couple Travels Country In Their Tiny House They’d Built Themselves For Under $20,000

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Alexis Stephens and Christian Parsons are an ordinary couple who built an extraordinary house for themselves, which is just 130 square feet (12 square meters) big and has wheels. The house has a rustic cabin, a kitchen, two lofts, a bathroom and a shower, and most materials in it are recycled. They built this house in an attempt to simplify their surroundings. The couple is now travelling across North America, meeting with tiny home owners communities, collecting stories, and documenting tiny house projects for a feature film.Take a look inside the couple’s amazing tiny house. Continue reading »

This Guy Has Built A Hobbit House In His Backyard

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30-year-old Ashley Yeates is not a hobbit. The Bedford, England, is a design and construction expert that’s much too big to be a hobbit, although rumor has it his feet might be just as hairy–but despite these shortcomings, he decided to build a “hobbit hole” in his garden, a project that took almost a year to complete. After a tree died in the yard, he decided a hole was just the thing to take its place! Continue reading »