Everyone wants a little escape that they can call their own. Whether it’s a cottage surrounded by wilderness, or a balcony makeover with a twist. The reality is most people fall into the latter category, with a small balcony as their only outdoor retreat. I am no different. Condos in the city tend to have a heavy price tag on them, which means for most, living space is quite limited. But if you can find a way to utilize your balcony to the fullest, you can really extend that living space for the warm summer months, and if you’re lucky into the fall...Read More
Designers Yitan Sun and Jianshi Wu have created a proposal submission for the 2016 Skyscraper Competition, which completely reimagines Central Park in New York City. And I must say that this is a pretty incredible design. They’re proposing to excavate Central Park down to it’s bedrock, exposing the “mountains” that are just below the familiar surface.
The concept behind the design is to redefine the “traditional relationship between landscape and architecture, in a way that every occupiable space has direct connection to the nature.” This redesign will allow more people the ability to experience the park and escape the concrete jungle of the city that never sleeps...Read More