The Ark Concept Hotel, by Russian architectural firm Remistudio, is a man-made biosphere that can withstand floods, tidal waves, rising sea levels, earthquakes and other natural disasters. It was designed to be set into the ground, and would float when the water rose. The internal garden would provide food for guests.
Cliff Top House, Big Sur, California
35th Street Residence. Los Angeles-based design/builder Steve Lazar designed and built this contemporary home for his own family in Manhattan Beach in 2009. http://www.lazardesignbuild.com/ (Click on photo for high-res. image.) Originally blogged here: http://www.contemporist.com/2010/04/12/the-35th-street-home-by-lazar-designbuild/
zen city house
Diningroom Garden by Jamie Durie A garden designed to function like an indoor space.
Fallingwater or Kaufmann Residence is a house designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 in rural southwestern Pennsylvania, 50 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. The home was built partly over a waterfall on Bear Run in the Mill Run section of Stewart Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, in the Laurel Highlands of the Allegheny Mountains....this place is awesome to visit!
Frank Lloyd Wright
Modern Chalet in Madrid. Amazing!!