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
As I'm sure you've all figured out by now I love design that brings the outdoors in and combined the concrete jungle man has created with the natural one surrounding as Mother Nature created. The architect Aibek Almossav, designed a glass tubular home built entirely around a tree. In an interview he stated, "I respect nature, it feeds us but we destroy it." I couldn't agree more. This home is a piece of art, and it would allow people to live at one with their natural surrounding without having to disturb or destroy it in the process...Read More
I am a big believer in combining our man-made environment with the natural one that surrounds us. There are so many pluses to introducing nature into design from warming up an interior to softening the concrete jungle that we live in. We’ve all seen green roofs on select houses and towers, but The Tower of Cedars takes the concept to a whole new level!
This 36-story condo tower is an amazing way to bring nature back into our cities. With four different types of cedars totaling over 100 trees, as well as 18,000 plants and 6,000 shrubs there's no shortage of greenery...Read More