Architectural mimicry in rustic log cabin design

The design of the facade of this rustic log cabin is an example of mimicry in architecture, in this case, imitation of a pile of logs. With built-in wheels, this house, which is a recording studio, can easily be moved to any convenient place.

Design: Piet Hein Eek

Little summer house, Gotland, Sweden

The little summer house (Gotland, Sweden) designed as simple as possible. In one space is placed everything you need: a place to sleep, a kitchen in the middle, there is a shower outside. Walls are made of lightweight concrete blocks, and a simple roof structure covered with corrugated steel sheet.

Architecture: DinellJohansson - Morten Johansson
Photography: Elisabeth Toll

Villa Dali, Hague, Netherlands

The design of Villa Dali (Hague, Netherlands) reflected the client`s fascination with art of Salvador Dali.

Architecture: 123DV Architecture & Consult
Photography: Christiaan de Bruijne

Residential house, United States

This residential house is situated on the ocean coast in Mauntok, United States. Building the house was carried on wood frame technology erection of walls and used green roof.

Architecture: Maziar Behrooz

Dutch floating houses district, Amsterdam, Holland

History of the Netherlands is closely related to influence of water on people`s life, who build dams to protect their land from water. In recent years, floating houses have become one of the solutions to contemporary housing needs. Channels with floating houses look familiar today in the Dutch cities and floating hotel or restaurant can be easily found. These individual modules are generally more similar to boats than homes.

In recent years there has been an increase in the number of floating homes, which have more features similar to land-based housing. Floating homes classified as real property and compete with land-based homes living space and comfort level.

Architecture: Architectenbureau Marlies Rohmer
Photography: Marcel van der Burg, Roos Aldershoff, Luuk, Kramer