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    Mad Reactivates An Abandoned Japanese Tunnel Using Surreal Immersive Art

    How do you bring young people back into Japan’s rural areas? One popular answer seems to be with art and architecture. In one of the country’s latest rural revitalization efforts, Beijing-based design studio MAD Architects was invited to reactivate the long-forgotten Kiyotsu Gorge Tunnel ...
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    Gabled Metal Folly Cabins Provide Glamping Site In Joshua Tree

    This pair of gabled structures, built from weathering steel by Cohesion Studio, can be rented by visitors in the southern California desert. Folly can be used by glampers in America’s Joshua Tree National Park, who are looking to experience an off-grid vacation without compromising modern ...
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    An Urban Farm And Restaurant Flourishes In Utrecht’s “Circular” Pavilion

    A new restaurant celebrating sustainability has opened in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Designed by Dutch architecture firm cezeped, The Green House is a “circular” pavilion that houses a restaurant, urban farm and meeting center. Created as part of an initiative by Strukton Ballast Nedam ...
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    Bach Family House

    Like a modern campsite, a small group of timber buildings forms the Bach Family House. The rural retreat is situated on a small plot in Hanmer Springs, New Zealand. The three timber cabins are organized around a central terrace with ...
  • 1050-X-650-6

    Solar-Powered Glass Purepod Cabins Provide The Ultimate Connection With Nature

    For those looking to commune with nature, these sustainable all-glass cabins located in idyllic landscapes around New Zealand are just for you. Powered by solar energy, PurePods are tiny transparent capsules in stunningly beautiful settings far, far away from any type of human activity. ...
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    Vilela Florez Designs Bamboo House With Chevron-Patterned Exterior In Rural Brazil

    Bamboo slats are laid diagonally between the dark vertical ribs of this residence in Brazil, by architecture firm Vilela Florez. Bamboo House is a single-storey home that spans 1,938 square feet (180 square metres), with just the bedrooms and bathrooms fully enclosed ...
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    These Beautiful Desert Biodomes Will Be 100% Self-Sustaining

    In an effort to encourage ecotourism for the millions that visit the United Arab Emirates each year, the country has officially launched the Biodomes project, which will feature beautiful biodomes designed by Baharash Architecture. Located in the mountainous eastern region of the UAE, the biodomes ...
  • 1050-X-650-13

    Unstudio Designs Cocoon-Like Pavilion Made Of 100% Recyclable Materials

    If you’ve ever dreamed of cocooning yourself in nature, this woven prefabricated pavilion may be right up your alley. Dutch architect Ben van Berkel of UNStudio has unveiled the Ellipsicoon, a digitally developed and handwoven pavilion that can pop up anywhere as ...
  • 1050-X-650-8

    The Cocoon Smart Home Will Harvest Rainwater, Solar Energy And Organic Veggies In The Caribbean

    This self-sufficient home topped with a soaring cocoon-like structure envisions new heights of off-grid living. The Cocoon Smart Home, designed by Richard’s Architecture + Design (RA+D), will be the first Minergie-ECO certified building in the Dominican Republic. With solar panels, a geothermal system and rainwater harvesting, this Santo Domingo home ...