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This House Sings Like A Saxophone At Night

This house in Yekaterinburg, Russia is sort of famous around the neighborhood. It has a lot of ventilation pipes going around the building, and at night when the wind is strong the house starts to “sing”. The pipes are like a labyrinth, intertwined among each other and go to the top of the building passing by the windows of the apartments. Continue reading »

This Tiny House Design Inspired By The Lunar Module

Nestled on the banks of the Columbia River in central Washington, the roughly 250-square-foot home is hexagon-shaped, perched nearly 9 feet above the ground on three massive steel beams. Inside, earthlings are greeted by an open floor plan. Continue reading »

Studio Schicketanz Have Designed A Modern Dog House With A Green Roof

California architecture firm Studio Schicketanz have designed the “Dog Dream House”, that features wood construction, a green roof, and storage for toys. The front wall of the dog house can be opened for easy cleanup, and inside there’s a soft rubberized surface (similar to that found in children’s playgrounds), a solar-powered fan to keep the dog cool, and a couple of little windows. Continue reading »

House Of The Forgotten Machines: The Superb Soviet Dieselpunk Concept Art By Andrey Tkachenko

Nizhiy Novgorod-based freelance artist Andrey Tkachenko (previously) created series of illustrations depicting Soviet cars as “dieselpunk” machines and robots. Continue reading »

“Army Troops Around The House”: WW2 Toy Soldiers And Their Curious Adventures

Even grown-ups love to play toy soldiers. And some of them do that better than kids. For example, Canadian artist @littlearmymen creates toy soldier figures and takes photos of them. Sometimes, his army goes on weird adventures. Continue reading »

The Tiny Tree House Sits Within A Forest In France

Atelier LAVIT have designed the ORIGIN Tree House for their clients in France who wanted to have a unique cabin. Continue reading »

The Desert House: A Landmark Of American Organic Architecture By Kendrick Bangs Kellogg


Lance Gerber / Nuvue Interactive

Perched on the slope of a rocky hill in the Californian desert, not far from Joshua Tree National Park, the Desert House by American architect Kendrick Bangs Kellogg is hard to categorise. Its impressive exterior form which is impeccably composed and sophisticatedly embedded within its natural surroundings consists of numerous cast-concrete slabs, which seem to cover the interior like the foliage of an otherworldly tree. Continue reading »

The Family Dog Was Considered In The Design Of This Toronto House


Sarjoun Faour

When Studio AC were designing the renovation of a house in Toronto, they made sure to include a design element for the family dog. Continue reading »

Beautiful Handcrafted Tool Chess Set By The House Of Staunton

Headquartered in the United States, the House of Staunton manufacturers the world’s finest Chess equipment, no wonder they are the official sponsor and the exclusive equipment provider of the United States Chess Championship. Continue reading »

The Colorful Bedroom Inside The House In Denmark Is Made Entirely Of LEGO

For one night, the LEGO House in Denmark becomes your family’s private playground. Unleash your imagination, bring your wildest LEGO vision to life, and fall asleep surrounded by 25 million bricks. Continue reading »

Inverted Solo House Pyramid By TNA Architects

This upside down concrete pyramid is one of 12 ‘Solo House’ projects located in Matarraña, a mountainous area in the eastern part of Spain. Continue reading »

Scariest House In Belarus Has Neighbors On Edge


Vladimir Evstafiev/TUT.by

In the town of Ratomka, five kilometers from the Belorussian capital of Minsk, there is a house so spooky that some people try to avoid walking past it at all costs, especially at night. With skeletal hands coming out of the stone fence, devils decorating the roof and dozens of black skulls covering a domed structure on the property, the scariest house in Belarus is definitely a sight to behold. Continue reading »

This Curvaceous Wooden House Sits Among The Trees

Architecture and interior design firm Malan Vorster, have designed the House Paarman Tree House in Cape Town, South Africa. The small one bedroom home in the trees was built from materials that when left untreated, would allow the materials to weather naturally with the surrounding forest. Continue reading »

Spirited Away: A Miyazaki Fan Recreated The Bathing House With An Impressive Model

The Japanese Sorakio, a big fan of the universe of Chihiro, Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli, had fun recreating the famous bath house of the cult movie Spirited Away in an impressive ultra-detailed model! An amazing work created using hundreds of pieces from other models, but also pieces of plastic or wood. Continue reading »

This Wood Wine Box Packaging Can Be Reused As A Bird House

Designer Rita Rivotti has created fun packaging for a wine collection named Tyto Alba by Companhia das Lezírias vineyards in Portugal. Throughout the years, Companhia das Lezírias have made it their mission to protect and preserve Tyto Alba, also known as the barn owl. Continue reading »

Now You Could Rent A Cowboy Boot-Shaped House In Huntsville, TX

This uniquely shaped house located in Huntsville, TX, is currently available for rent and it just might be the home of any cowboy or cowgirl’s dreams. Designed by artist and builder Dan Phillips of the Phoenix Commotion, the shoe-shaped abode features a more conventionally-shaped annex too. Continue reading »

Obama’s Photographer Trails ‘House of Cards’ President Frank Underwood

Frank Underwood is getting the presidential treatment from a real White House photographer.

Pete Souza, who followed Presidents Obama and Reagan around snapping photos, is at it again in Washington, D.C., Monday, where Kevin Spacey, in character as House of Cards’ fictional president, is hitting landmarks in the nation’s capital for a publicity photo shoot for the Netflix series, with Michael Kelly, who plays aide Doug Stamper, in tow. Continue reading »

Artist Spends 35 Years Decorating Her House With Rocks And A Glue Gun

One of the first things most of us will do after buying a house is paint. We want to have our own colors on the walls to match our furniture and to make it feel more like our own and less like we’re living in somebody else’s old house. It’s only natural. Continue reading »

A House Encased In Ice On The Shores Of Lake Ontario

Photographer John Kucko received a tip about a house in Webster, New York that had become encased in ice after a winter storm swept through the area. Arriving on the scene he found what you see here, a resident’s summer home swallowed entirely by wind-swept icicles and sheets of ice. Continue reading »

This Man Builds Gorgeous Custom House In 800 Year Old Cave

The days when humans lived in dark, damp and abandoned holes in Britain are, thankfully, long gone. But one former businessman has opted to return to underground living by building his dream home in a cave – in a bid to cure his Multiple Sclerosis. Continue reading »

A Family In Belarus Lives In A Very Small And Tiny Awesome House

A family in Belarus finds themselves comfortable in this new mini house they built. The square space of the habitat is just 16 m2 or around 160 sq ft. They are a family with a kid so it is around 5 m2 per person, including a bathroom, a kitchen an living space. Continue reading »

HUS-1 – The Ultra Tiny House Of Your Dreams

Over the past few weeks we have seen a massive popularity spike in “small space” architecture and design. It seems that design and architecture firms are starting to really think outside the box, creating projects that are targeted toward the minimalist consumer. Continue reading »

Little Polish Village Where Every House Is Covered In Colorful Flower Paintings


House of Painters in Zalipie

Once upon a time, in a small Polish village called Zalipie, somebody painted a flower on their ceiling in order to cover up a soot mark caused by the stove. Ventilation was poor back then, and soot stains were a common sight in most if not all of the houses, and so other people started concealing the marks with their own little flowers until every house was covered in them. Continue reading »

You’ll Never Guess What This Tiny House Looks Like On The Inside

This extraordinary project was designed by Mizuishi Architects Atelier in Japan. The miniature 594-square-foot house is built on a tiny triangular site alongside a river. The way the space is utilised inside this cosy modern cottage is really quite impressive. Continue reading »

This House Looks Normal But It’s Actually Made Entirely Of Newspaper


Danielle Walquist Lynch/Flickr

In Rockport, Massachusetts there is a two room cabin made entirely out of newspapers, glue and varnish. The house was built by Elis Stenman in 1922, and he lived there with his family for six years. Everything inside the paper house is also made of paper. Stenman built chairs, tables, bookshelves and even curtains and a clock out of newspaper and magazine pages. Only the piano is made of wood and covered with paper to maintain uniformity, and the fireplace is made of bricks, for obvious reason. After Stenman passed away the house was then turned into a museum. Continue reading »