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Container Houses | By Adam Kalkin

Containers are already used by civil engineers as bedrooms or offices, but more recently many containers have been reused as temporary shops and studios for artists or designers. Now American Architect Adam Kalkin has revolutionized our idea of containers, he is expert in turning containers into very well decorated, sophisticated homes. In addition to inexpensive and easily transportable, another advantage is the time of execution. Check  out is work after the jump.



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Worn & Wound
CASA OLIVI | BY WESPI DE MEURON ARCHITECTS | Image

CASA OLIVI | BY WESPI DE MEURON ARCHITECTS

Casa Olivi is a beautiful renovation by Wespi de Meuron Architects, the 300 year old farm is located in Treia, in the heart of the Marches, the New Tuscany. The Farmhouse renovation took 4 years, the outside style was preserved, but the inside was entirely re-organized according to a luxurious, high comfortable and minimalist style. The 5 bedroom house is on a hill top and features a stunning infinity pool with a 360 degrees view of the beautiful, olive tree landsca...
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THE COLLINGWOOD HUT

The Collingwood Shepherd Hut is an interesting housing possibility for those of us who just love the outdoors. This modular cabin can provide shelter in a safe and very comfy way. Built with a galvanized steel structure and finished in beautiful wood all the way around, it looks both vintage and fairy tale like. The wood work is really phenomenal, inside and outside; on the roof you get western red cedar shakes, that provide a nice tile look, on the sides, a solid w...
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THE HOUSE IN THE GARDEN | BY CUNNINGHAM ARCHITECTS | Image

THE HOUSE IN THE GARDEN | BY CUNNINGHAM ARCHITECTS

The House in the Garden is a free-standing addition to an elegant modernist house on a adjointing lot. Located in Texas this modern two storey box features a south fašade glazed in framless, insulated glass units incorporating two 8 foot wide sliding doors. There is a guest bedroom and painting studio upstairs, and downstairs the concrete floor and exterior deck provide a seamless transition from the living room to the garden. With its 5250 sq.ft the house also prov...
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