Sky’s the Limit for Japanese Tree House

December 11, 2009

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A Japanese firm, Ryuichi Ashizawa Architects, have designed a tree house situated on a 323 square foot site for a couple in Osaka .

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Their concept is based on sustainable systems. Structural columns intertwine like ivy supporting slabs on each floor, … Read More…

Lumenhaus: Passive-Agressive Bright Idea

November 5, 2009

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Photo: Washington Post

LUMENHAUS, Virginia Tech’s 2009 entry to the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition, is an architectural space incorporating open, flowing spaces linking occupants to each other within the house and to nature outside.

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