THIS SHOW EXPLORES THE SYNERGY OF THE MOST BASIC OF MATERIALS AND A FRESH PERSPECTIVE

IF MAN’S BASIC NEEDS are food, clothing and shelter, then perhaps we can say that the most basic materials are cloth, metal, and wood. The weaving and embellishment of cloth, the mining and forging of metal, and the cutting, carving and burning of wood have all defined human civilization. W17, the eclectic and exquisitely curated… read more »

Curvaceous Brick House Uses Passive Cooling And Local Materials In India

Mumbai-based iStudio Architecture completed Brick House, a curvaceous and organic structure that looks like the picture-perfect yoga retreat. Located in rural Wada near Mumbai, India, the 2,500-square-foot house was constructed from locally sourced materials like brick, stone, wood, bamboo, and ferro-concrete to keep costs low and give the space an earthy feel. The home was… read more »