Floating Hotel with Catamaran-apartments

Floating Hotel with Catamaran-apartments

Design: Salt & Water

Each apartment is a catamaran that can be easily separated from the dock and navigated, allowing guests to choose the perfect location for their vacation by themselves.

Fresnel Hydrofoil Trimaran Sailboat

Fresnel Hydrofoil Trimaran Sailboat

Design: Dr Margot Krasojevic, architect

The design for a solar-powered, perpetual motion, hydrofoil Trimaran yacht, commissioned by HoldenManz wine estate, Cape Town. The trimaran has a folding wingsail for a better lift to drag ratio, the sail’s frame is constructed from carbon fibre.

Hydroelectric Tidal House

Hydroelectric Tidal House

Design: Dr Margot Krasojevic, architect

The building harnesses tidal wave power to generate electricity. The structure is made up of two shells: the outer one anchors the house to the beach whilst the inner shell rises with the tide.

Artificial Snow Cave Hut

The Artificial Snow Cave Hut, Nepal

Design: Dr Margot Krasojevic, architect

The hut offers a snowdrift frame made from weighted carbon fibre mesh, this contoured landscape mimics the surrounding vertiginous precipices and landscapes.

Matilda Home by Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas

Matilda Home by Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas

Design: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, Architects

The idea to bring design also in common life attracted us. This is a new concept of habitat of house. It’s a mobile home it can be everywhere around the world; everybody can be a client.

Modular Glass House by Philip Johnson Alan Ritchie Architects

Modular Glass House by Philip Johnson Alan Ritchie Architects

Design: Philip Johnson Alan Ritchie Architects

The original Glass House, designed seventy years ago by Philip Johnson as his home in Connecticut, has become a classic representation of Modern architecture. It was not only the architect’s private residence; it was also his viewing platform for the world.

Spillway Pavilion Bar design

Spillway Pavilion Bar, Paris

Design: Dr Margot Krasojevic

The pavilion bar is part of Paris’ flood control infrastructure. An enclosed circular glass bar rests over a bell mouth spillway which allows water to enter from it’s entire perimeter, directing the water throughout the design, into the spillway.

Asian Cairns Shenzhen Skyscraper

Asian Cairns: Shenzhen Skyscraper Design

Design: Vincent Callebaut Architectures

Cities use 75% of the worldwide consumption of energy and emit 80% of global CO2. The contemporary urban model is ultra-energy consuming and relies on exporting pollution and waste.

Vertical Strip Hanging Tower design USA

Vertical Strip: A Hanging Tower, American Casino Resort

Design: Stephan Sobl – dramatic interplay of opaque surfaces incorporating “poché and lightweight, fragile structure” in this American casino resort, a satellite alternative to Las Vegas. Distinct architectural languages are exploited to create extreme spatial sequences.