vertical forests

Italian architect Stefano Boeri has just announced a new design for vertical forests in China. The city of Nanjing unveiled the ‘Nanjing Vertical Forest’ this week, a mixed-use development commissioned by the National Investment Group. The project will provide high density housing and office space while contributing to the environment in a positive manner. Boeri […]

home envy: venice

As space (especially in urban areas) is considered more of a luxury, modular living and small space design has taken center stage. Architect Jennifer Siegal began to experiment on her own home while working on a grant for mobile architecture and classrooms. Adding more glass and ventilation from the modular classroom project she was working […]

home envy: shelter island

Lisa Jones, a London-born fashion buyer, has an incredible vacation home that would make anyone green with envy. Jones and her husband, James Hyatt purchased the previously dark home on Shelter Island in New York and set to work. The couples  lakefront home is now full of light, bright spaces and pops of color (inspired by […]

the magoda project

The Magoda Project is not designed for aesthetics but instead uses a “cultural exchange” in architecture to create a safer dwellings in Tanga, Tanzania. Developed by Danish architecture firm Ingvartsen, the project aims to enhance the health and well-being of occupants in sub-Saharan Africa. The Magoda village in Tanga is located in a region highly […]