Imagine a building that uses the raw materials that surround it, only to return those materials back to their original source at the end of the building’s natural cycle. The ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjarvi, Swedish Lapland is in such a privileged position, with the now iconic art-project-come-hotel borrowing several hundred tonnes of ice from the banks of the Torne River each year to use as the only structural material in the building . . .
Today marks the 54th anniversary of the passing of legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and what better way to celebrate his career than to own one of his iconic creations. One of Wright’s best known works, the Millard House, also affectionately known as La Miniatura, has just been listed for sale . . .
To say we’re excited about Elenberg Fraser’s newest residential project is an understatement and it’s not just because of the phenomenal architecture, unexpected luxuries of space or the city views. This project has particular importance because Modscape constructed a sales suite to facilitate the sale of the 33M apartments two years ago. The sales suite was moved at the end of its tenure and converted into Modscape’s office – a prime example of the ability to recycle a building!
Nestled between two quaint weatherboards in a street filled with mixed period architecture, this modern interpretation of the family home was designed to reflect the shifting paradigms of family life and architecture in an urban setting. Click to read more about modular homes in Melbourne…
Take a grand three storey exemplar from the art deco period, merge it with a Modscape addition featuring clean lines and geometries, and the result is a redesigned family modular home in South Yarra that sets a new precedent for the future of living.
The beginning of the New Year not only provides a clean slate for sustainable house design ideas and inspiration, but is also the perfect time to reflect on the most innovative building projects of the previous year. The team at Co.Exist have put together their Top 14 Buildings of 2012 and it’s refreshing to see that the criteria for their list is more than just cleverly designed buildings with green options.
This 2-storey holiday modular home is another great example of the flexibility of our modular concept for sustainable house design.
Comprised of 2 ground floor and 2 first floor modules, our Point Lonsdale sustainable house design offers 232sqm of easy living space, including 31sqm of covered decking appointed to take advantage of the property’s beautiful sea views.