Unique Apartment in Ukraine with Vertical Wall Gardens by SVOYA Studio

SVOYA Studio designed this unique apartment located in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine with an eclectic interior and fascinating vertical wall gardens in the main living area. [via design-milk]

 

Lovely Garden Room in Sydney by Welsh+Major

Australian architectural practice Welsh+Major designed ‘The Garden Project’, a renovation of a late Victorian home in Sydney into a garden oasis. Description by Welsh+Major: The spaces, connections and uses of rear of a late Victorian home in inner-city Sydney have been re-imagined by creating a flexible series of indoor and outdoor spaces that actively link the original house with its surroundings to transform it into a garden oasis. The project [...]

 

Lovely Red Brick St Kilda East House in Australia by Clare Cousins Architects

Clare Cousins Architects designed this lovely home located in St Kilda East, Melbourne with an adorable garden and red brick façade. Description by Clare Cousins Architects: A series of insertions into this period home injects light deep into the plan. The design extends the two wings established in the original plan into living and sleeping zones. The in-between space creates a dining room and courtyard that invites the outdoors into [...]

 

Admirable House For Trees in Vietnam by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

Vo Trong Nghia Architects designed the ‘House for Trees,’ composed of five individual concrete boxes that look like planters and intend to reconnect its residents with the natural environment. It is located in Ho Chi Minh City, a region where only 0.25% of the area is covered with greenery. The project was conceptualized in response to the rapid and near total urbanization of Vietnamese cities. Description by Vo Trong Nghia Architects: [...]

 

Beautiful Divergence House in Thailand by FOS

Thai architectural firm Foundry of Space Co., Ltd. (FOS) designed the Divergence House in Bangkok, Thailand with a concept of permeability as a fundamental design strategy. Description by FOS: Situated inside an existing lush garden in the middle of one of Bangkok’s expatriate areas, Divergence House emerges from the intention of preserving as many existing trees as possible within the site. Therefore the question of this project is not so [...]

 

Lovely and Colorful Garden Retreat by Harold Leidner Company – Landscape Architects

Texas-based Harold Leidner Company – Landscape Architects designed this lovely garden with a curvilinear built-in seating with colorful pillows perfect for entertaining at any time of the day [via freshome.com]

 

Laidback House in Sakura by Yamazaki Kentaro Design

The House in Sakura was designed by Yamazaki Kentaro Design with an impression of living inside a large garden. Description by Yamazaki Kentaro Design: The house gives the impression of living inside a large garden. It evokes within the inhabitants the feeling of strolling in the yard while doing ordinary tasks such as cooking, reading, or taking a bath. We proposed long-span housing, which would be formed by 5 blocks, [...]

 

Modern AH House in Brazil by Studio Guilherme Torres

Studio Guilherme Torres designed this modern AH House in São Paulo, Brazil with a touch of nature. Description by Studio Guilherme Torres: This residence has been designed with full integration of the gardens with the living areas. Protected from the street by a stone wall, the transition interior / exterior happens naturally. Living rooms are transformed into large balconies, gently framed by architecture. The walls were contemporary artwork and furniture [...]

 

Amazing Macro Shots of Garden Creatures by Nordin Seruyan

Indonesia-based photographer Nordin Seruyan offers a stunning macro photos of creatures living in his garden in Central Borneo. [via designtaxi]

 

Fascinating Greenhouse Filled with Stained Glass Art in Mexico by Leopoldo Flores

Mexican artist Leopoldo Flores transformed the abandoned Art Nouveau-style building in Toluca, Mexico into a botanic greenhouse wonderland dubbed as “Cosmovitral”, a combination of the Spanish words for “cosmos” and “glass”. The stained glass art that surrounds the interiors symbolizes the relationship between mankind and the heavens. Its design is primarily centered on human figures and natural elements like fire and water. [via designtaxi]