Ship Shape: An Austin Home With a Shipping Container Addition Asks $499K
Patrice Rios, founder of interior design firm Troo Designs and custom shipping container business Sige&Honey, has combined her...
A Suspended Living Room Floats Like an Air Ship
Pieter Weijnen’s brand of maritime modernism brings a touch of magic to Amsterdam’s Steigereiland, where the architect built his...
Resembling the Inverted Hull of a Ship, an English Guest House Pays Homage to the Harbor
Designed by Cambridge-based Mole Architects for an architect and developer, the Houseboat is a curved, split-level structure...
How to Shape a Shoji, Step by Step
Every Order Miya Shoji Receives is Different, but the Procedure Follows the Same Rough Pattern Each Time.
Shape-Shifting Architecture: 10 Buildings That Move or Change Form
In the design world, there's been a lot of interesting talk about “smart” architecture lately—particularly what's involved in...
This Sculptural Staircase Shapes an Entire Home
How is a 921-square-foot, 44-level house possible? Witness Tokyo architect Akihisa Hirata’s mind-bending, shape-shifting...
Timothy Ben Furniture Shapes Up
Two new designs from Cardiff-based Timothy Ben Furniture turn the basic geometry of shapes into fully customizable and functional...
<em>Shape</em>: Doodles for Design Learning
A cartoon created by the Dublin City Council aims to get kids to question and shape their environment.
A Stop Motion Video of a Shape-Shifting House
Architecture firm Olson Kundig is known for designing homes that allow residents to be as integrated or removed from nature as...
Get Your Bedroom In Shape: How To Make Your Space More Organized
Want to ensure your bedroom is more organised and relaxed - these tips are here to help you do just that.
INDUSTRY WEST HELPS SHAPE LOOK OF NEW LA BOWL CONCEPT
Andrea Uyeda, owner of Los Angeles’ hottest new bowl concept - ediBOL - has a dream for her restaurant.
Shaping-Shifting Desktop Lamp Mimics Natural Light…Artificially.
Chris Natt’s Stimuli 3.0 lamp would fit in equally well on the set of a Bjork video or in a Borg starship, but the premise behind...
Growing Upward and Outward, a Cabin Expansion Mirrors the Trees
The shape of a tree’s canopy inspires the expansion of a ramshackle cabin in Quebec.
A Nest-Like Addition, Shape-Shifting Spaces, and More Make This Week's 10 Best Houses
Had a busy week? Catch up with all these homes from the last few days.
Guide to 7 Main Types of Roofs and What You Need to Know About Them
Whether it's flat, gabled, butterfly, shed, gambrel, mansard, or hipped, the shape of a roof can have serious design and...
12 Renzo Piano Buildings We Love
Regularly cited as the father of "high-tech" buildings, Pritzker Prize-winning Italian architect Renzo Piano's designs showcase...
A Green Wall in Silicon Valley
Bay Meadows, billed as a "progressive new urban village," is starting to take shape in San Mateo, south of San Francisco.
A Simple Gabled House Features an Intricate Latticework Shell
Architect Sven Matt mixed basic shapes with rich details in this Austrian home.
Across the Ocean
With a novel use for an ultra-lightweight material, two academics build their ideal home—then ship it overseas for assembly.