Tag: house

Aug 17, 2014

A $2 Million Backyard Pool You Can Scuba Dive In

A $2 Million Backyard Pool You Can Scuba Dive In

This $2 million pool features five waterfalls, a water slide, lazy river, grotto and a tunnel deep enough for scuba diving. Simply called ‘The Mountain’, the over-the-top pool is located in Springville, Utah. There’s also a full kitchen, change rooms and washrooms. The 140 ft long, 60 ft wide pool holds 360,000 gallons of…

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Aug 3, 2013

A ‘Green’ Oasis in the Heart of Singapore

A ‘Green’ Oasis in the Heart of Singapore

Completed earlier this year by architecture and design firm FARM, Wall House is an oasis in the heart of the concrete jungle. Located in the highly urbanized city-state of Singapore, the home is surrounded by lush greenery with trees throughout and multiple green roofs. The landscape design takes its inspiration from the philosophy of…

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Jun 10, 2013

Artist Converts Century-old Gas Station into Home

Artist Converts Century-old Gas Station into Home

Located in the Bayou St. John neighbourhood of New Orleans is an old gas station from 1918. The property served as a furniture-building shop and jewelry-making studio before being put on the market in 2003 for $120,000. An intrepid artist named Robert Guthrie decided to convert the gas station into a 2,000 square foot…

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May 29, 2013

The Ultimate Adult Tree House

The Ultimate Adult Tree House

Completed in 2011, the treehouse at Camp Wandawega Lake Resort in Elkhorn, Wisconsin is simply amazing. Proprietors Tereasa Surratt & David Hernandez along with a group of very talented and generous friends built this labour of love, located in the center of the property. Below you will find progress pictures of the construction, the…

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May 23, 2013

A Hollow House in the Woods

A Hollow House in the Woods

Experimental House was designed by famed Finnish architect Alvar Aalto in 1952. The house was built to serve as a summer getaway and also as an experimental laboratory to test out construction and architecture philosophies such as: foundation systems, free-form brick construction and passive solar heating. [Source] According to galinsky.com: “The house is a…

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Dec 27, 2012

The House with Underground Caverns

The House with Underground Caverns

Located in Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy, Domus Civita was purchased in 2011 by architect and Studio F owner Patrizio Fradiani. The house’s main structure was part of a larger building that was divided up in the 20th century but was originally built in the 14th century. While the original stone fireplace, wooden beams and…

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Nov 29, 2012

A Cliffside Home Overlooking the Mediterranean

A Cliffside Home Overlooking the Mediterranean

Situated on a cliff in Calpe, Alicante, Spain and overlooking the Mediterranean, this stunning home designed by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos is a sight to behold. The home has 242 square meters of interior space (2,604 square feet) and also features a gorgeous outdoor infinity pool. Due to the steepness of the plot and the…

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