The architecture office Minarc -a wordplay on minimalism in architecture- is based in Los Angeles though the two architects Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir and Tryggvi Thorsteinsson are originally from Island. They specialize in modern, innovative and sustainable design while being inspired by the pure and austere beauty of their home country. Their ‘Ice House’ is built […]
. What is a COB? Cob is a structural composite of earth, clay, straw, sand and water that is hand-sculpted into wall decorations. shelters or houses. With cob you can also create beautiful wall-sculptures, to achieve various interior design...
Sleek concrete homes might be all the rage right now but these days there's a whole host of eco-friendly options that are just as effective as traditional building materials. From rammed earth, to straw bale and even cork, who says sustainability and stunning architecture can't be a match made in heaven?
Hugging House is based on a project that is mainly capable of fully respecting nature and establishing a connection with the building's environment (not to mention energy, sustainability, and ecology), and that through its impact and experience could generate in the visitor the same respect for the natural world.
Meet Earthship Ironbank: The first building-code-approved Earthship in Australia! Martin & Zoe, along with a team of 60 volunteers, constructed this eco-friendly home inspired by the work of Mark Reynolds, who started the "Earthship" movement (lLearn