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Absolute Comfort Shaping Nevada Desert Vacation Home

Absolute Comfort Shaping Nevada Desert Vacation Home | Top CAD Experts updates | Scoop.it

Designed to occupy 1,200 square feet of building space and 900 square feet of exterior deck, this vacation home is actually the prototype of the T-modulome, a prefabricated building system first developed in 2002 by Nottoscale.

 

This stretch of desert near Scotty’s Junction, Nevada, had to be transformed in order to accommodate a modern lifestyle – a well was dug and a leach field created, electricity was brought to the site and a dirt path was built to lead up to the wood, concrete and glass house.

The powerful connection between the inside and outside was created by placing floor-to-ceiling windows in all spaces and slightly raised the building on a concrete plinth to take advantage of the views...


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2011 Napkin Sketch Inventions | Design 1st Blog

2011 Napkin Sketch Inventions | Design 1st Blog | Top CAD Experts updates | Scoop.it

Many new inventions are brought to life each year, some are successful and hit the marketplace while others prove the old adage “if you build it they will come” – does not always hold true. Looking back on 2011, various inventors realized their dream and turned their napkin sketch idea into physical products


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Practical Cabin GJ-9 Concept, Adaptable to Various Natural Settings

Practical Cabin GJ-9 Concept, Adaptable to Various Natural Settings | Top CAD Experts updates | Scoop.it

Norway based Gudmundur Jonsson Arkitektkontor designed the project entitled Cabin GJ-9, a contemporary small home prototype, easily adaptable to a variety of settings. Developed for mass distribution, the concept of Cabin GJ-9 is highly practical and versatile.

Located in Bjergøy, Norway, the cabin displays an inspiring exterior defined by wood, glass and stone, camouflaged in its natural surrounding. Two volumes make up the welcoming home, one of them accommodating the private area, and the other the service zones. Connecting the two, there is a glazed pavilion containing the living and dining space. The interior atmosphere stays true to a cottage-like feel: wood is present throughout, while a stone fireplace and inviting seating units inspire relaxation...


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