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Inspiring buildings, interiors and architecture in general.

May 10, 2015
Printednest: a community built around 3D printed bird nests
Printednest: a community built around 3D printed bird nests

If you’ve been to Beijing, China, you probably checked out the Olympics stadium and know that architects can be inspired by bird nests. Printednest is another project that brings architects and bird nests back together again. The original idea of the project was to bring birds back into the cities by providing them with shelter. […]

April 28, 2015
A modern chapel in the Ozarks mountains
A modern chapel in the Ozarks mountains

I’m usually not a big fan of modern chapels. They rarely give me the warm feeling you can get from a Middle-Age building, probably because of the usual lack of decoration and the edgy shapes. Don’t take me wrong, I’m not against architectural experiments, but I find that it often doesn’t work for sacred buildings. In my […]

March 14, 2015
Power of flower: a wedding chapel made with 100 carved wood panels
Power of flower: a wedding chapel made with 100 carved wood panels

This small wedding chapel in Hiroshima is full of poetry, thanks to beautiful wooden panels carved with flowers. 100 wooden panels were used to build it, with patterns inspired by traditional kimono patterns. It was designed by Nikken Space Design.

March 8, 2015
A designy birdhouse by Ryan Bruxvoort
A designy birdhouse by Ryan Bruxvoort

Ryan Bruxvoort imagined an awesome design for a birdhouse, with a wide area in front for the birds to hang out.

February 27, 2015
The ribbon chapel is spiraling to the sky
The ribbon chapel is spiraling to the sky

This chapel in Japan has taken a whole new look at the architecture of religious buildings. With a spiraling architecture that looks like a spectacular ribbon, it elevates to the sky in a new manner. Hiroshi Nakamura, a Japanese architect, designed this spectacular building that has two spirals interwinding together, making it the perfect place […]

February 21, 2015
A cathedral is being built by a single man near Madrid
A cathedral is being built by a single man near Madrid

Justo Gallego Martinez is a former catholic month. In 1963, he started to work on building a cathedral… by himself. 52 years later, you can see the work of his life standing tall in Mejorada del Campo, a small city on the outskirts of Madrid, the capital of Spain. Justo is now 89 years old, […]