Scenic views are underestimated in home designs. Check out images of homes that make full use of the scenic views around them.
Continuing on our theme of abandonment, photographer Craig Ferguson features images of an abandoned hotel/housing development in the small town of San-zhr on the north coast of Taiwan. If you are bemused by the pod-like structures, Craig heightens our interest by narrating the ghost myths that surround these strange-looking structures. I wonder how much does such myths influence abandonment of otherwise perfectly safe and livable structures? Can such settlements be saved in the future?
Abandonment especially abrupt always fascinates us; just like those abandoned cities in 28 Days Later or I am Legend. Apart from the ghost towns of the West, we also have the ghost offices from our changing economy as captured by photographer Philip Toledano.
The above image is the winning entry in the Space Settlement Calendar Art Contest. More here.
Trailer homes always have had a bad rap in architecture. But recent innovations especially with respect to post-disaster emergency housing has led to some beautiful and innovative creations.
Believe it or not, this is a fully functional house. You can see more images and walk through video here.
Admittedly, it is the people that make a city but nevertheless, ghost towns can be hauntingly beautiful too.
This is not a model but in fact, just a new way of capturing images. We used to shoot building models to make them look like the real thing. This is just reversing that trend. If nothing, they look really cool. More such images here.