Category "Architecture"

Mobitecture: Architecture On The Move

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Those of you familiar with Jebiga articles know that we are enthusiastic about architecture. Here, you can read about modular housing, perfect retreats, contemporary or rustic architectural solutions. What we especially love are the interesting and innovative projects, like mobile architecture. In Mobitecture, a great new book written by Rebecca Roke, you’ll find all forms of homes on the move. Rebecca came up with a creative and clever concept of showing a large collection of movable structures. …

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Moss Hotel In Iceland Opens This Fall

Situated in the Blue Lagoon in Iceland stands the Moss Hotel. It’s surrounded by magnificent volcanic frontiers, built into the 1226 lava flow that’s covered in moss. This hotel not only integrates nature and architecture but respects the environment and incorporates sustainable energy. It will open this fall. Moss Hotel will offer 62 rooms and suites for guests. They are all different in size but what they have in common is the amazing view of the moss-covered …

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Chimney House In Slovenia

Celebrating the wood stove, Dekleva Gregorič architects created the Chimney House in the Slovenian town of Logatec. It’s located near a 16th-century church and in contrast to its white concrete exterior, this house is fully made of wood. The Chimney House looks almost like a barn, with a respect for the local architecture. It has a roof that’s designed to maximize natural lighting. There are several windows on the house, all varying in size. The inside of the house continues the …

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Modular Kasita Living Units

Modular architecture is getting popular and no wonder why- it’s super efficient. Today, we have a transportable living unit to show you called Kasita. It’s a result of Jeff Wilson’s desire to explore the limited space and functionality – he actually spent a year living in a 33 ft2 dumpster. Kasita can be used as a living space, office or commercial space. It features 31′ x 12′ pods that are sustainable, cost and space efficient. The best part – they …

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Clifftop House Maui | Several Houses Under A Common Roof

Located in Maui, Hawaii and designed by Dekleva Gregoric Architects, Clifftop House Maui represents several structures all connected under the same roof. This is where a windsurf sail designer Robert Stroj moved after living in Europe. It’s right next to the ocean and occupies an area of 250 m2 + 250 m2. The design received several awards like the American Architecture Prize 2016 – honorable mention in Residential Architecture category, Golden Pencil 2013, International Architecture Awards 2012 and more. What’s …

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Ustaoset Cabin

Located 3,500 feet above the sea level and situated somewhere between Oslo and Bergen stands Ustaoset Cabin. This is truly a remote location since there are no roads leading to it and all the materials had to be transported by a helicopter. But the construction difficulties didn’t stop there. This altitude is surrounded with slow-growing vegetation so the work had to be manually done in order to preserve it. During the summer months, the architects finished …

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China’s Tree House Hotel | By Bengo Studio

Created by Bengo Studio and located in China’s Anhui province stands a 120 square meters Tree House Hotel. The most interesting thing is its design and construction – differently stacked timber volumes. It’s also elevated above the forest floor of the Huangshan mountains and has a cool entrance- an enclosed glass corridor that leads inside the hotel. It’s around 20 miles west of Xiuning county and it features a spiral staircase that leads to different volumes and rooms. Speaking …

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Architecture Studio Snøhetta Designs The First Ship Tunnel In The World

If you haven’t heard of The Stad peninsula in Norway, you should know it has a very dangerous coastline. This is why the country’s coastal agency decided to invest in the first tunnel built for ships in the entire world. The initial design is done by an Architecture Studio Snøhetta and it will provide a safe passage through the area. The construction work will start in 2019 featuring wire-cut and blasted stone walls. The tunnel will be …

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New Circular Runway Concept For Airports

As our technological capabilities increase, so does our novel ideas. The evolution of technology and ideas go hand-in-hand, and they complement each other. Well, as far as novel ideas go, we have to admit that the Circular Airport Runway Concept is definitely up there. The Endless Runway Concept is the brainchild of Dutch scientist Henk Hesselink. It comes in the form of a 3.5km (2.17 mile) round runway that circles around the terminal building. This …

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21 Tiny Houses | Cabin Living At Its Best

Here at Jebiga, we’ve covered a few tiny homes but now wanted to make the ultimate list of amazing structures you should definitely check out if you’re thinking of purchasing a tiny house. They are convenient for more than just that- you can rent it for a vacation or get inspired and build one yourself. Tiny Houses usually feature smart designs that maximize the space and allow you to stay connected with nature. We won’t …

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