This rough-hewn lamp may look like a brutalist’s best friend, but it’s really more like an eco-lover’s dream. The blocky fixture is constructed from simple paper pulp, making the deceptively delicate piece a recyclable illuminator.
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- When existing homes contain awkward and cramped room arrangements, knocking down walls to create more open floor plans can work wonders.
- By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a high-design vacation home for just $70 per square foot.
- By eliminating walls and incorporating a series of interior gardens, architect José Roberto Paredes creates an eclectic and inspired El Salvador beach house.
- We’ve long known about the environmental and health benefits of biking, but the demands of savvy urban cyclists aren’t the same as those of weekend warriors.