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Greenchitecture

Pushing toward indoor-outdoor synergy through green homes

Implications - External architecture is mirroring the eco-friendly lifestyle choices becoming favorable within homes by focusing on the integration of buildings and their natural surroundings. Although it is easier to attain natural unison in the suburbs, new urban houses and apartments feature increasingly green additions and luxuries.
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Hobbit-Style Architecture
Hobbit-Style Architecture
Low Impact Woodland Homes Built With Surrounding Nature
This adorable little house is the ultimate in self-made architecture. The Wales hideaway was actually built by the family that lives in it, a four month, £3,000 (about $4,425 U.S.) project. The grass-covered… MORE
Jungle Architecture
Jungle Architecture
The Lofted Forest Home by Rover Harvey Oshatz Inspired by Music
Meet the Lofted Forest Home. Living in treehouses isn't just a childhood fantasy -- it's a reality for a growing number of people. Elevated arboreal architecture is something that merges the love of lofts… MORE
Floating Residences
Floating Residences
A River Runs Through the 'Hindi House' by John Pardey Architects
Everyone dreams of a waterfront house, but not too many can actually live on the water. John Pardey Architects did just that. They designed Hindi House for which they have won an award for architectural… MORE
Greenhouse Homes
Greenhouse Homes
Hiroshi Iguchi's 'Camouflage House' is in Sync With Nature
Architects are beginning to echo consumer desires to be attuned with nature, and Hiroshi Iguchi's 'Camouflage House' is the latest example of this harmony. With its slanted glass roof, Hiroshi Iguchi's… MORE
8-Story Vertical Gardens
8-Story Vertical Gardens
Patrick Blanc Makes Epic Greenery on Walls of Athenaeum Hotel
It’s time to look upwards and onwards when it comes to our greenery and Patrick Blanc has done exactly that with his recently completed project on the outside of the Athenaeum hotel in London. The event… MORE
Stunning Sustainable Homes
Stunning Sustainable Homes
Super-Stylish Eco-Architecture Casa de los Pinos
The Casa de los Pinos in El Esparragal, Murcia, Spain, proves that sustainable living does not have to conflict with style. Sleek and smart, this stunning feat of awe-inspiring architecture by XPIRAL lets… MORE
Greenchitecture Homes
Greenchitecture Homes
Ong & Ong Architects' Luxury Eco-Friendly Living at 55 Blair Road
The renovated residence at 55 Blair Road, Singapore, designed by Ong & Ong Pte Ltd, brings a balance between nature and modern living. 55 Blair Road is a light, open plan which is unusual for this type… MORE
Self-Sufficient Swimming Holes
Self-Sufficient Swimming Holes
All-Natural Pool Boasts Beauty and Eco Efficiency
Nancy Adler of Chadds Ford, PA is the proud owner of an eco-friendly, self-cleaning natural pool that combines the aesthetics of nature and the cleanliness of today’s modern swimming pools.  The swimming… MORE
Bridge Homes
Bridge Homes
Stanley Saitowitz Creates a Ravine-Crossing Abode
For this project, Stanley Saitowitz and Natoma Architects decided to work with nature rather than fight it. The Bridge House is an interesting design, as it is not only a beautiful and spacious home, it… MORE
Forest-Hidden Flats
Forest-Hidden Flats
The Camouflage House Blends in With Nature
The design for the Camouflage House by Johnsen Schmaling Architects came out exactly as it was intended; invisible. The house is located on a bluff in Wisconsin and due to the composition of the house… MORE
Natural Home Renovations
Natural Home Renovations
Belgian House Extension Keeps It Organic and Cutting Edge
Home renovations and extensions are generally boring, but not if you are the lucky owners of this Belgian abode. Wim Goes Architectuur has brought the funk with this nature embracing Belgian house extension.… MORE
Forest-Buried Homes
Forest-Buried Homes
Privacy Reigns Above the City at the Guaruja House in Brazil
As the city gets more and more packed, the cottage is a get-away paradise for just about anyone (even if you are going to war with mosquitoes). The Guaruja House designed by Bernardes Jacobsen (Brazilian… MORE

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