Designed by ODA Architecture, this futuristic building at 303 East 44th Street Manhattan is aimed to offer residence a suburban backyard resulting in the ultimate urban fantasy. The 600-foot-tall building will have 41 floors, with the lower half of the building devoted to one- and two-bedroom apartments, and full-floor units starting on the 23rd floor. Five of the outdoor private gardens are separated by two floors each, and those apartments have about 2,800 square feet of space, while the garden measures 1,400 square feet. When comes to the concern of wind and sunlight of garden, the designer said, “The expansive height of the space will permit a suffusion of sunlight throughout. The central core and perimeter design will dramatically reduce the wind load without sacrificing the 360-degree view.”
If kitchen is the heart of your house, then fire pit probably is the heart of your outdoor space. Adding the element of fire to your backyard not only adds warmth, but also create a social environment for your family and friends. When choose a fire pit, there are many factors need to be considered, such as what fuel to use, where to place, what kind of material/style you want, and what is your budget. In our inspiration gallery below, there are many designs are custom and expensive, such as the one integrated with swimming pool. But building an outdoor fire pit doesn’t have to be. With a little creativity, you can easily build a creating a fire pit can add an inviting look to your backyard with a little money. However, no matter what kind of fire pit you want, remember safety is always most important things to consider.
The Dome Home by Timothy Oulton is a unique space created to interact in inspirational and comfortable surroundings. Entering the village through a cast concrete Moon Gate echoing traditional Chinese architecture, visitors are irresistibly drawn into the beauty and tranquility of the lychee garden through a lattice bamboo tunnel planted with fruit vines.
Inspired by the early architecture of Floreat, the Medallion is a mesmerizing narrow lot masterpiece. Its striking lap pool and use of long, linear water bodies within the garden creates a sense of the home floating within the landscape. Spreads over 400 square meters, this eye-catching home rises two stories in the air and opens up tho the surroundings via large windows. Having a really spacious floor plan for inside/outside living area, a musical room, a kitchen and dining area, a regal floating staircase to send floor living area + wet bar, an office and a gorgeous masteroom and bathroom. How would you like this place, looks like a marvelous home for a couple.