Inspired by the small scale of Japanese residences—in particular, Makoto Masuzawa’s 1952 Minimum House—architect Andrew Simpson designed his own economical home, set into a wooded site in Island Bay, a coastal suburb outside Wellington, New Zealand.
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Turkel Design is a leading manufacturer of prefab homes. The firm has partnered with Dwell to develop the Axiom series, a modern prefab series of standard models designed to be functional, attractive, and energy-efficient.
SCRAP HOUSE "Repurpose, refurbish, recycle" was the guiding principle for a metals broker in Ontario who harnessed his passion for–and knowledge of–industrial materials to create a new house from old scrap.
A Sustainably Built Weekend Home Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land. Photo by Drew Kelly. Photo by Drew Kelly. Courtesy of Drew Kelly . This originally appeared in How to Design with Green.
The organically curving lines created by carpenter Crisow von Schulz were intended as a contrast to the rectilinear architecture of the houseboat. The ABK extractor unit allows maximum headroom and preserves the spacious feeling.