With the looming possibility of water shortages, desertification, and the necessity of finding alternative fuel sources on the horizon, humanity's booming numbers may soon be need of some solid solutions to ensure that we as a species are able to survive and thrive in the future.
In preparation for this, a number of architects are busy cracking their skulls and making architectural plans for the future of greener living. Here's a list of top picks that will leave you looking forward to the future of architecture:
The Otter Cove Residence designed by Sagan Piechota Architecture is partially underground. It features a courtyard and shields it away from outside views. Check out the open concept living space below: Read more
The garden patio, or seating area, has become a requirement for almost every backyard. Amateur garden designers all over the world strive to create the ultimate outdoor space where they can relax and entertain. The trouble is that we have seen it all before. Almost everything we do now is just a variation on a theme. Despite that, people come up with new and inventive ways to use what they know to build fantastic areas. Read more
i29 Architects designed the interiors for this apartment in Amsterdam. The two-storey residence features a kitchen with laser-cut floor to ceiling front panels painted in white, and a dynamic mixture of open and closed cabinets. Check out more from the gallery below: Read more