South Harbour School in Copenhagen is a new public school which is also the winner of WAN Education Award 2016. JJW Architects, one of Denmark’s largest architectural firms, designed South Harbour with the understanding that schools are places not only for the learning process but also for social exchange. The idea behind this design is surprise, challenge and stimulate students, teachers and visitors when they move around the place and outdoors. Well, it sure looks good.
Polish designer Szymon Hanczar lives in a tiny apartment of only 13 square meters (140 square feet) in the city of Wroclaw, Poland. However, he managed to squeeze all the essential things he needs for living as well as to carve spaces for a bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette, living area and a storage closet. His apartment looks very cozy, bright and airy.
This charming Hobbit Houseboat is on sale in Seattle for $785,000. It has everything for a comfortable living and the charm is priceless. This two story cottage is custom crafted having 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom with 200 year old cedar log bathtub, sculptural wooden sink, cedar carved door and cherry floors. It also has a large exterior deck with lovely lake view.
This building is a former windmill built by Franciscan monks in 1761. The tower sits on a hill overlooking the harbor of the island of Hvar situated in the Adriatic Sea. But it has been neglected for a long time and started to fall apart until a new owner acquired it and turned it into a cozy little house which can be rented on Airbnb.
Aldana Ferrer Garcia is an Argentinian architect responsible for the “More Sky” window, which is a perfect addition to small apartments as it extends outside the window frame giving the room an increased view of the outside world and allowing for more natural light to enter the home at the same time!
Frank McKinney is the designer behind “Acqua Liana”, an extravagant home set on 1.6 acres of seafront property in Florida. The house is one-of-a-kind and boasts waterfalls, lagoons, an aquarium wet bar and water walls and floors amongst other cool features on the inside. The house is certified as “triple green” by the U.S. Green Building Council making it extremely eco-friendly.