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VHILS IN AZORES, PORTUGAL

Vhils in Azores, Portugal

vietnamese vo trang nghia's wnw / wind and water bar - a shortlisted entry at the world architecture festival 09 - is a structural bamboo arch system spanning 10m in height and 15m in length.  the main frame is made from 48 units of bamboo elements. materials using for the roof covering are those leaves granting high resistance in fire. in order  to help residents in the flood-stricken areas to build temporary houses, tents, school classrooms,  businesses. #designboom

vietnamese vo trang nghia's wnw / wind and water bar - a shortlisted entry at the world architecture festival 09 - is a structural bamboo arch system spanning 10m in height and 15m in length. the main frame is made from 48 units of bamboo elements. materials using for the roof covering are those leaves granting high resistance in fire. in order to help residents in the flood-stricken areas to build temporary houses, tents, school classrooms, businesses. #designboom

In Szymbark, Northern Poland, the timber construction company Danmar have created an upside down house. Danmar specialise in producing timber frame, wooden houses and have created a model village of examples of their work on a 1:1 scale. The upside down house is now a popular tourist attraction with thousands of visitors entering the model village. The house is also built on an incline which leaves visitors mildly seasick and dizzy as the strange angles make it difficult to find your…

In Szymbark, Northern Poland, the timber construction company Danmar have created an upside down house. Danmar specialise in producing timber frame, wooden houses and have created a model village of examples of their work on a 1:1 scale. The upside down house is now a popular tourist attraction with thousands of visitors entering the model village. The house is also built on an incline which leaves visitors mildly seasick and dizzy as the strange angles make it difficult to find your…

Allandale House: A Creative Getaway. A-frame houses have always seemed like they would be strange places to live.The extreme roof angle just seemed like it would be a major space limitation. Of course, if I had the opportunity to stay in this modern vacation house by William O’Brien Jr., I wouldn’t complain. The interior is so pure and simplified. The use of space, from the smooth angles of the ceiling to the inset bookshelves gives the house its beautiful nature.

Allandale House: A Creative Getaway. A-frame houses have always seemed like they would be strange places to live.The extreme roof angle just seemed like it would be a major space limitation. Of course, if I had the opportunity to stay in this modern vacation house by William O’Brien Jr., I wouldn’t complain. The interior is so pure and simplified. The use of space, from the smooth angles of the ceiling to the inset bookshelves gives the house its beautiful nature.

Marcel Breuer, St John's Abbey Church, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1958-61 by rpa2101, via Flickr

Marcel Breuer, St John's Abbey Church, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1958-61 by rpa2101, via Flickr