Contemporary residential architecture depicts a house nestled in woodland. Fog effects capture the atmosphere while splashes of orange cladding accentuate the details. Architecture and CGI by Pikcells.
Pod Space is a new garden office company - with a rather nice web site - set up by architecturally trained designer Ben Lord. Interestingly, and this is a trend I expect to see more of in 2010, the pods (there are three models) are aimed at employers who want to give their staff the option of working from home as well as individual shedworkers.
Gallery of Lottersberger House / Estudio Irigoyen, Navarro Arquitectos - 27
While this wooden prefab structure does collapse into a cargo container-sized unit for portability, once shipped it barely resembles its origins. In fact, with volumetric extensions at well-chosed intervals and a facade with varying visual rhythms and physical textures, the Drop House looks very much like any high-quality, site-specific modern wood-and-glass home might. The interior tells a similar story. The static, continuous lines of the original linear box form are broken up by…