Suspenditecture

Architects infuse structures with eye-catching hanging elements
Implications - An interesting architectural direction is on the rise -- suspension. Architects are having fun with new structures and interiors by installing hanging elements into their designs. From floating conference rooms to suspended nightclubs, this architectural aesthetic offers an intriguing divergence from ground-locked designs and also adds a dash of whimsicality and irregularity to a traditional cityscape or building interior.
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Suspended Staircase Bedrooms - Ascending Retreat Expresses the Possibilities of Close-Packed Spaces
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Suspended Staircase Bedrooms
Ascending Retreat Expresses the Possibilities of Close-Packed Spaces
An impressive design challenge may have less to do with furnishing a spacious room, and rather more with solving for exceptionally compact spaces. Ascending Retreat is a delightful example of such a task,… [More]
Suspended Stalactite Ceilings - Water Cathedral by GUN Arquitectos is a Beautiful Public Space
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Suspended Stalactite Ceilings
Water Cathedral by GUN Arquitectos is a Beautiful Public Space
Designed by a team from the design collective GUN Arquitectos, the Water Cathedral is a stunning outdoor installation that features an overhang of eye-catching vertical elements. These vertical components,… [More]
Landscape-Integrated Installations - The Timmelsjoch Museum is Gravity-Defying Architecture
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Hot 12,292 Clicks Pub: Jan 3, 12
Landscape-Integrated Installations
The Timmelsjoch Museum is Gravity-Defying Architecture
Standing atop a mountian peak like a gigantic boulder, the Timmeljoch Museum is a gravity-defying piece of modern European architecture. Set amongst the Alps in the town of Tyrol, which sits at the Austria-Italy… [More]
Alpine Pod Homes - Refuge Gervasutti Gives Climbers a Safe and Comfortable Shelter 9,300 Feet Up
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Alpine Pod Homes
Refuge Gervasutti Gives Climbers a Safe and Comfortable Shelter 9,300 Feet Up
LEAPFactory's Refuge Gervasutti may very well be the base camp of the future. Refuge Gervasutti is an eco-friendly shelter designed to give climbers a place to rest and recharge comfortably and safely.… [More]
Cliffhanger Conference Structures - The Nykredit Headquarters Boast Unique Suspended Meeting Rooms
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Cliffhanger Conference Structures
The Nykredit Headquarters Boast Unique Suspended Meeting Rooms
For some, great ideas come in the middle of the night, for others, a little nudge might be needed to inspire ground-breaking thoughts, and the Nykredit Headquarters has found a way to nudge their employees… [More]
Commemorative Witch Structures - Steilneset Memorial Honors Witch Trial Victims from 17th Century
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Warm 3,866 Clicks Pub: Jan 5, 12
Commemorative Witch Structures
Steilneset Memorial Honors Witch Trial Victims from 17th Century
In Vardo, Norway, rests the Steilneset Memorial, an astounding structure created by architects Peter Zumthor and Louise Bourgeois to commemorate the victims of Norway's 17th century witch trials when suspected… [More]