While it might look like an alien spaceship that landed in the middle of a field WG3’s Hypercubus is actually a miniature hotel room that allows guests to experience modular living on a small scale for a few days. Meant to be an oasis that draws the surrounding landscape indoors the minimalist accommodations are surprisingly spacious on the inside thanks to a cozy lofted bedroom.
It is not every day that you come across a beautiful early Victorian mid-terraced house that has been converted into a dashing bachelor pad that combines modern comfort with timeless old world charm. The lovely Sutherland Place in London was revamped by Gianni Botsford Architects with an air of affluence and exclusivity that seems to transcend time
The top floor contains the master bedroom bath and laundry along with a spacious roof deck overlooking the distant mountains and lake. Innovative in its design and contemporary in its style this is a perfect example of shaping a house to fit your lifestyle.
Adding to its sustainability quotient is the fact that the structure was built around an existing cedar tree also giving it a sense of exclusivity. With reduced energy consumption a rainwater harvesting system and a reflective roof the house does all it can to cut down on its carbon footrprint.
Ray Kappe fans will have an extra appreciation for the series of LivingHomes designed by the legendary architect. Available in a variety of LEED Silver-level models the airy abodes start at 1690-square-feet and feature generous outdoor living spaces.
So what better way to cap off this year and head into 2015 than by taking a look at this fabulous 17th century Grade II Listed cottage in that has acquired a smart contemporary extension! A project completed by Jonathan Tuckey Design in collaboration with Eastabrook Architects the Yew Tree House steals the show with its innovative makeover.
The Breezehouse is popular prefab home maker Blu Homes’ most iconic home and for good reason. Named because of its glass walls that can fold open at the owners’ whim the breathtaking 2978-square-foot abode instantly becomes one with its surroundings making for some spectacular entertaining possibilities. Its eco-conscious features also allow it $15000 in average energy savings over 10 years.