Archive for the ‘Habitat’ Category

  • Hillcrest-Mansion

    Hillcrest Mansion

    Oct 16, 14 • 870 Views • HabitatNo Comments

    There are mansions, there are mansions, and then there’s the Hillcrest Mansion. If you want to talk luxury, things don’t get much finer than this $85 million abode in California, boasting views from downtown LA right to the Pacific Ocean. It’s the...

  • GulfCabin

    Gulf Cabins

    Oct 2, 14 • 752 Views • HabitatNo Comments

    Sometimes you just need to get away, and in those moments of yearning for calm there are few locations as tranquil or fulfilling as a quiet cabin next to a peaceful lake. Switch off the smartphone, lose the mod-cons, amenities and internet access and just...

  • ClockTower

    Clock Tower Penthouse

    Sep 3, 14 • 725 Views • HabitatNo Comments

    Say what you will about modern builds – you can rarely beat a tasteful conversion of a classic building when it comes to designing the ultimate modern home. That’s exactly what’s happened with this “old clock tower”, now up for sale to the right...

  • Bunkie

    Bunkie

    Aug 11, 14 • 812 Views • HabitatNo Comments

    There’s a distinct correlation between a man’s age and the amount of time he spends on the toilet. As we age we get more responsibility – needy kids, a nagging wife, debt collectors that won’t stop banging on the front door, and as the only room in...

  • TreeHotel

    Treehotel

    Aug 2, 14 • 809 Views • HabitatNo Comments

    There’s something beautifully ironic about the juxtaposition of natural environment with modern technology. Amidst the (relatively) untouched forest area around Harards in Sweden, a locality with just 501 inhabitants, a hotel complex is being born. At the...

  • N.B.K.-Residence

    N.B.K. Residence

    Jul 9, 14 • 775 Views • HabitatNo Comments

    Apparently architects who graduate from Harvard University can design some pretty amazing buildings. This incredible apartment, known as the N.B.K. Residence, was designed by Lebanese Architect Bernard Khoury. It’s 3 stories, and sits on the ninth...

  • Wheelhaus Rolling Cabins setup at night.

    Wheelhaus Rolling Cabins

    Jul 8, 14 • 1409 Views • HabitatNo Comments

    If you’ve ever considered quitting your job and touring the country, we might recommend going all out and doing so in a stunning, mobile cabin. Wheelhaus Rolling Cabins combine the craftsmanship of log cabins with energy efficiency and innovative...

  • Treehouse

    Sustainability TreeHouse

    Apr 17, 14 • 1795 Views • Habitat, Hot ReadsNo Comments

    If Robin Hood lived in the 21st century (and he weren’t fictional), we’d imagine he’d have skimmed enough money off the top of his regular payments to the poor to afford something a little more swanky than a regular tree house. It might look something...

  • ViolinPool

    Stradivarius Violin Swimming Pool

    Feb 4, 14 • 1303 Views • HabitatNo Comments

    Many years ago I considered having a violin-shaped swimming pool installed in the grounds of one of my exotic mansions, but decided it was too much of a fiddle. That, and I’m sure the architect was stringing me along. No doubt Cipriano made a note of this...

  • car-park-house

    Car Park House | Anonymous Architects

    Jan 13, 14 • 1181 Views • HabitatNo Comments

    If you often find yourself out for a gentle drive around the Los Angeles area, with half an eye on the road and the other half on the lookout for a building that might serve as a haven during the inevitable zombie apocalypse (and if not, why not?) then the...

  • Ranch in Idaho.

    Pioneer Moon Ranch

    Aug 6, 13 • 1632 Views • Habitat, Hot ReadsNo Comments

    In the market for a new home? Boy, have we got one for you. Pioneer Moon Ranch is a 500+ acre estate in Hailey, Idaho that was once owned by legendary Hollywood actor Steve McQueen. A 1,410 square foot home is complemented by a 4-bay garage and a 1,731...