Joachim Manz designed the Trabant pendant lamp for German lighting manufacturer Tecnolumen. The lamps are concrete balls that hang on a thin wire, and on one end of the concrete ball is a glass lens (either matte or clear) that maintains the same curve as the rest of the ball. The lamps come in two versions, Trabant 1 has a thin lane in the concrete that allows rotating and tilting the lamp, while Trabant 2 does not.
Vardastudio Architects & Designers's Prodromos and Desi Residence is a real work of art. The three-story home has cantilevered verandas and a swimming pool extending towards a panoramic balcony view of the beach and uses materials like concrete, white marble and polished wood. Take a tour below: Read more
Designed by ArchiBlox, this house is as it claims - the world's first Carbon positive prefabricated house. It will produce more energy than its users and will offer the same environmental benefits as 6,095 native Australian trees. Check it out in the gallery below: Read more
This looks like an ordinary home from the outside but it is anything but. Located in Sapporo, Japan, it was designed by Japanese architect Ryo Yamada. Check out more pictures below and more of Yamada’s work here. Read more