Category "Architecture"

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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La Fabrica | A Former Cement Factory Transformed Into A Home

Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill decided to transform an old 19th-century cement factory into a stunning home. La Fabrica dates back to the industrialization period of Catalonia and the reconstruction period lasted for more than a year and a half. There was plenty of work to be done since the silos were full of cement and dust and the facade was cold and ruined. The idea was also to leave it look like an unfinished work but also to …

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High House | An Elevated Landscape House In Quebec

Delordinaire architects created a private residence in Quebec that is elevated from the ground and stands on its structure. Even though this type of construction is usually seen in buildings located near the water in order to prevent flooding, High House creates a protected ground floor area and provides brilliant views of the snowy environment. The idea was also to explore the limit between interior and exterior and create an isolated getaway. The building is compact …

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Superhouse | Luxury Through Simplicity

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When investing in a home, you’re not just choosing the design of the interior but deciding on your entire lifestyle. This is what Magnus Ström, founder of Ström Architects, had in mind when he started working on the Superhouse. He also had two important questions – the first is “Why couldn’t houses also reach the same heights of design quality and workmanship?” and “Why do Superyachts exist, but ‘Superhouses’ don’t?” Superhouses are devoted to creating contemporary and …

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Drop Box | A Modular Hotel Suite

Microarchitecture and modular construction are getting popular and there’s a perfectly good reason – rationalization of the way of living and focusing on the surrounding rather than the interior. Built in such manner is the Drop Box, a hotel suite that can be placed anywhere. The idea is for it to be placed on natural locations so that guests can enjoy exploring the surroundings while having a cozy place to stay at. It not only offers a connection …

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Wood By William Hall

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From the author of bestselling titles Concrete and Brick, William Hall, comes another book devoted to building materials. Wood focuses on timber construction and just like the previous two, it will inspire architects and builders for generations to come. Wood is one of the oldest building materials and this book in particular consists of 170 structures made in the last 1,000 years. The idea behind it is to explore the relationship between trees and architecture, inspire …

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H2 Cape House

Here at jebiga, we often write about remote locations and awesome retreats. We especially love the variety of shapes in architecture and incorporating the surrounding into the design. Today, we’re covering one more fantastic retreat- H2 Cape House. This house is nestled on the French Island of Corsica, right next to the Mediterranean sea. The house itself has one story and is very large, extending linearly. The idea was for it to blend in with the environment, …

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Free Spirit Spheres In British Columbia

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Nestled in a forest on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, you’ll find Free Spirit Spheres. They provide a unique natural retreat that allows you to reconnect with the peaceful surrounding while staying in a suspended orb. According to Tom Chudleigh, the mastermind behind it, staying in one of these spheres should be on everybody’s bucket list. Free Spirit Spheres conserve the forest and bring a special luxurious experience. You don’t have to be afraid since the load is …

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Casa Tiny Available For Rent

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If you’re seeking for a perfect retreat, we’re glad to tell you that thanks to Airbnb, you can now rent Casa Tiny. This one bedroom house is located in Puerto Escondido, Mexico and was inspired by Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden”. The house itself was finished in late 2014 by architect Aranza Arino and director Claudio Sodi. The house is not only minimal in space but in the design as well. It was constructed out of concrete, with the …

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7 Beach Hotels To Visit This Year

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You might not think about this right now, but it’s time to start planning your summer vacation. What better place to visit than a hotel that’s pretty much built right next to a beach. Today, we give you 7 exotic ideas, as seen on Design Hotels. 1 – Rockhouse Hotel, Jamaica Rockhouse Hotel in Jamaica will make you feel like you’re a part of Robinson Crusoe adventures. It blends African village life with Jamaican street food and reggae …

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