Designing indoor living spaces around nature. More pics here.
Located in East Austin on Red Bluff Rd, the Edgeland House is built into the earth.
“…on a rehabilitated brownfield, this project is a modern re-interpretation of one of the oldest housing typologies in North America, the Native American Pit House. Typically sunken, The Pit House takes advantage of the earth’s mass to maintain thermal comfort throughout the year.”
This is fun slideshow: a retro-futuristic vision of a modern home by Motorola (artist Charles Schridde).
There’s good inspiration here. I always like seeing sunken living rooms with the seating built-in around the perimeter.
Aviation inspired modern by Alterstudio
Bercy Chen Studio pre-fab: “The Container House”
There’s a new, modern, boutique hotel in Austin – the Heywood Hotel. It’s along the lines of Kimbermodern, but less expensive. Check out their website HERE and facebook page HERE. FYI the design is that of KRDB.
Let’s hear it for local family owned businesses with modern flair!
A few pics below to spark your interest:
Something a bit different today. I love how these artist use light and video protections onto buildings to create completely new architectural spaces and textures.
Click through to get HD versions.
(yes, I am already breaking my Flash rule but these are just too cool not to pass along)
I haven’t seen anything new in the MLS this past week, so instead you get this: