Underground homes or low-impact houses are generally preferred by green enthusiasts who want to minimize their negative impact on environment. Otherwise, eco-friendliness is just one benefit of living underground. Being underground also means that the house has a more stable environment, the temperature remains constant and the house is very quiet and peaceful. Moreover, it minimizes the loss of green space, as being underground the roof remains available for plants. With so many benefits of living underground, there are more and more people consider this option. These days, two English firms, NC Homes and Huntsmere, have proposed an underground dwelling – Perdu, which is a circular three-bedroom home located on the grounds of Bowdon in Manchester.
What is it about tree houses that we love so much? Their playfulness? Escapism they offer? Or the platforms they provide into nature? When I was a kid, the most exciting thing I can imganine is to live at a treehouse in forest. However, treehouse isn’t only associated with one’s childhood. In these days, more and more adults are seeking the peace and playfulness a treehouse can provide. Hence, we can find more and more interesting and amazing treehouse built around the world. Take a look at the 11 amazing treehouses we collected around the world and let us know which one is your favorite.
In old days, many houses have a built-in secret rooms to enable families to escape attacks from unknown dangerous. Even in these days, presidents and other VIPs are also often protected by panic/secret rooms. However, the secret rooms mentioned in today’s post focus more on entertainment, stroage and privacy instead of security. These secret rooms usually hide behind bookshel, under stairs or access by ladder, which are used as kids playroom, kitchen storage room, wine cellar or a quite working space. Take a look at these cool secret room ideas and hope you get some inspiration when you plan to have one at your home.
Designed and executed by Details A Design Firm, Galatea is a gorgeous luxury home displaying a unique contemporary style in Corona del Mar, California, USA. Designer clevely combine clean lines with warm tones to create a soft contemporary decor. Slide away glass doors are found throughout the home and provide a perfect space to enjoy indoor outdoor living at its finest.