design

NASA likes the BEAM Bouncy Castle, keeping it on the Space Station

Bigelow’s inflatable room has worked out well

Is it a Passivehouse or is it a treehouse? Yes!

Millar and Howard Workshop wins Telegraph award for best Passive House, and it’s built on stilts

Mirrored rammed earth dwelling blends itself into the background

The reflective glass walls hide the bulk of this home in Mexico.

How Bensonwood builds a wall that works

From natural materials to open building, this wall will work for generations.

With Lolistraw, you can have your straw and eat it too

But even more exciting than its edibility is the Lolistraw’s hyper-compostability.

Egg-shaped Escape Pod is a flexible small space for work & play

This compact, cedar-shingled structure hides a restful interior that can be made into an office or guestroom.

Swimming pool in London is built out of wooden portal frames and Cross Laminated Timber

This technology is usually relegated to warehouses, but Hawkins\Brown make it stunningly beautiful.

Mad for MADI, the folding wooden prefab A-Frame

This brilliant design brings the A-frame into the 21st century

Built on a tilt: climbable bookshelf is also earthquake resistant

It’s wood, it’s small, it’s resilient.

Birdhut’s facade has integrated birdhouses to boost local biodiversity

Built with reclaimed wood, this cabin on stilts is a nature retreat for those who want to get close with the birds.