Category "Architecture"

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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Monte Rosa Hut In Switzerland

Located in Switzerland, near Zermatt on the Monte Rosa massif and sitting at the altitude of 2,883 meters, Monte Rosa Hut offers a perfect mountain setting. In fact, it was inspired by medieval huts but designed in a modern way. As for the exterior, it was constructed from pre­fab­ric­ated frame ele­ments and shimmering aluminum shell while the inside of this five-story hut is dominated by wood. The location provides a feeling of insulation and the building itself is mostly …

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Mugu House In The Californian Hills

Just fifty miles away from Los Angeles, on a peaceful Malibu hillside location stands Mugu House. Malka Architecture firm decided that it would be the perfect spot for their new studio. As a result, you have a building constructed with zero impact on existing topography. That’s right, this house is an ecological project. The goal was for it to blend with the rocks and vegetation, which it surely did. The building is lightweight and made from prefabricated alveolar …

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7 Green Hotels To Visit This Year

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Here at jebiga, we love to show you all sorts of exotic and interesting destinations, environmentally friendly living arrangements and one of a kind retreats. Today, we made a list of 7 green hotels as featured on Design Hotels to visit this year. We just might give you an idea on where to go next or simply make you enjoy reading about these beautiful, relaxing eco hotels. 1 – Ion Adventure Hotel, Iceland Ion Adventure Hotel is …

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Atlas Survival Shelter

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If you’re anything like us, you’d agree that the state of the world isn’t looking good. We have tensions all the way from the Middle East, and even tensions at home with the Trump presidency. So, why not prepare yourself in case of global catastrophe; you do want to keep your family and yourself safe, after all. If you were looking into ways to do that, then the Atlas Survival Shelter is exactly what you …

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Balnarring Retreat | By Branch Studio Architects

The interesting thing about designing an interior is that it can be anything you can think of. In case of the Balnarring Retreat, the idea was that each wall and the entire space all together can be turned into a variety of functions in no time, from a private residence all the way to a knitting studio or a reading room. Made by Branch Studio Architects in Balnarring, Australia, this small residence has a specific purpose. It was …

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The Mask House | By WOJR

The Mask House is a mysterious sanctuary located in a woodland area in Idaho, NY. It was made as a refuge for a man who lost his younger brother in a lake that the house overlooks. The house was designed by WOJR and together with a dark-clad exterior it’s “a place of separation and protection that removes one from the world of the everyday and offers passage to an other world”. The house is located on …

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