This House Takes 6 Hours To Build And Costs Just $33K
Nov22

This House Takes 6 Hours To Build And Costs Just $33K

In a time when real estate prices are going through the roof, Italian Renato Vidal has created a brilliant alternative to traditional housing. The M.A.Di. is a flat pack folding home that costs only $33K and three people can assemble it in any flat location in about 6 hours. The building is certified as seismically safe and created with high-quality material. It comes in a variety of sizes, ranging from a 290-square-foot home for $33K...

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Inside this Unassuming Log Cabin is the Craziest Cat House You Will Ever See
Sep07

Inside this Unassuming Log Cabin is the Craziest Cat House You Will Ever See

Do you like cats? Would you like to buy a house for your cat(s)? If you answered yes to these questions your search is over. Welcome to 669 County Road 8235 in Stanford Concho, Arizona (MLS #215144). For the low price of US$240,000 this 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 2,500 sq. ft. cat shrine can be all yours for you and your feline companions. As per the listing description: Single Family Detached – Contemporary eccentric full log sided...

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20+ Creative Kids’ Room Ideas That Will Make You Want To Be A Kid Again
Sep02

20+ Creative Kids’ Room Ideas That Will Make You Want To Be A Kid Again

We love to write about interior design at A&D, but we often forget to cover one important group – kids! Most parents will agree that providing their children with a wonderful living space in which they can thrive, learn and play is of paramount importance, which is why we’ve collected this list of 22 awesome interior design ideas for children’s rooms. A child’s surroundings can have a huge impact on how they grow and develop, so...

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Dog Owner Transforms His Backyard Into A Large Playground With Private Pool For His 4 Dogs
Aug30

Dog Owner Transforms His Backyard Into A Large Playground With Private Pool For His 4 Dogs

Meet Aaron Franks, a man from Pennsylvania who lives with four dogs – Tessa, Bruno, Cooper and Mia. A few years ago, Franks came up with an idea to do something amazing for his canines, so he turned his backyard into a dog playground. “I feed them, I water them and walk them every day. They get their exercise and stuff, but I guess at the end of the day I just felt like it wasn’t enough,” Franks told The Dodo. “I felt like this would...

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Spanish Designer Builds A Secret Studio Beneath A Busy Bridge In Valencia
Aug28

Spanish Designer Builds A Secret Studio Beneath A Busy Bridge In Valencia

Plumber-turned-furniture designer Fernando Abellanas has built himself a studio that acrophobes wouldn’t want to visit. Abellanas has constructed his workplace under a bridge in Valencia, Spain, and it perfectly blends into the urban setting. This under-bridge setup has a chair, a desk, and two shelves, providing all the storage space one could ask for in a regular office. To access the micro dwelling, the designer uses a hand crank...

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This Narrow House In Japan Only Looks Tiny Until You Look Inside
Feb14

This Narrow House In Japan Only Looks Tiny Until You Look Inside

It’s said not to judge a book by its cover. The same goes for houses – especially this tiny one in Japan! Designed by Mizuishi Architects Atelier, the 594-square-foot house is based on a triangular site between a river and a road. It looks really small from the outside, yet it is surprisingly more spacious from the inside than you’d expect. The triangular house has two floors, with the bedroom on the first floor, the kitchen and...

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Company Recreates Doors Of Dementia Patients’ Houses To Help Them Find Rooms And Feel At Home
Nov13

Company Recreates Doors Of Dementia Patients’ Houses To Help Them Find Rooms And Feel At Home

Ever wanted to make a place feel more like home? Well, now you can with True Doors! Whether you’re a college student wanting to personalize your dorm room entrance, or you’re a grandchild wanting to help a loved one at a care home feel more at home, True Doors are made-to-measure stickers of doors created for people to personalize the entrance to their room or apartment. You can either choose from their extensive collection of door...

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Russian Artist Creates Fantasy Animal Sculptures From Velvet Clay (50+ Pics)
Oct27

Russian Artist Creates Fantasy Animal Sculptures From Velvet Clay (50+ Pics)

Demiurgus Dreams is a studio, founded by Evgeny Hontor, where amazing fantasy animal sculptures are born. Evgeny Hontor started sculpting in 2006 and founded his Etsy shop in 2012. Now Demiurgus Dreams has a large following of more than 34k admirers and it’s easy to understand why. The studio creates stunning, intricate animal sculptures from velvet clay. Artworks stand out with their unique, detailed style that was perfected...

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Poland Unveils Glow-In-The-Dark Bicycle Path That Is Charged By The Sun
Oct06

Poland Unveils Glow-In-The-Dark Bicycle Path That Is Charged By The Sun

Cycling is one of the most eco-friendly ways to travel, and thanks to this solar-powered bike lane that glows in the dark, it just got even moreso. The luminous blue cycling strip, which can be found near Lidzbark Warminski in the north of Poland, was created by TPA Instytut Badań Technicznych Sp. z o.o. It’s made from a synthetic material that can give out light for up to ten hours at a time once charged by the sun throughout the...

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This Mosque Might Look Ordinary From Outside, But It Will Make Your Jaw Drop Once You Enter It
Oct05

This Mosque Might Look Ordinary From Outside, But It Will Make Your Jaw Drop Once You Enter It

Shah Cheragh is a funerary monument and mosque in Shiraz, Iran. It translates to “King of the Light” and it’s easy to understand why. The jaw-dropping interior of this structure has millions of tiny mirror shards which bounce the light in every direction. The site has a rather mysterious past. According to one story, around 900 A.D. a traveller spotted something shining from a distance. He approached the area to investigate and found...

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