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 »

This Lego-style Home Can Be Built In Four Days With Just A Screwdriver

If you’ve ever fantasized about living in a real-life Lego home, your dream could finally come true.French architecture firm Multipod Studio recently unveiled a prototype for the PopUp House, a customizable home made from stackable blocks. It can be designed, ordered, and built in about a month. Check out the design for the first homes, located in the pine valleys of… read more »

Home Petite Home

In the Pacific Northwest, people with nowhere else to go are forming micro-communities with communal kitchens and toilets but teeny, individual sleeping units. Could tiny homes, once the provenance of design blogs, help curb homelessness nationwide? A steady rain beat down outside, but in the small, cluttered stand-alone structure that serves as the administrative office… read more »