The Upside Down house standing on its roof is a popular tourist spot. You can visit and stand on the ceiling and experience the life you will never encounter again. Then entrance is through one of the window roofs.
The prospect of building a small stand-alone new house on this very restricted garage plot seemed like an improbability until we started to explore the site in three dimensions. We concluded that if we turned the house upside down and arranged the...
The world's first Active House stands at the crest of an estate. Its south-facing roof is covered in solar panels and solar cells, which between them harness more than enough power to keep the occupants warm and the appliances running. In around 30 years' time, if designers have got their sums right, the excess electricity flowing from the house into Denmark's grid will have cancelled out the energy costs of building it, leaving a non-existent footprint on the earth's resources.
Small spaces, HUGE inspiration. See all our design ideas for a small bathroom, small bedroom, small kitchen and more. In this tiny en-suite, Gytha Bouchon of Nuttall Home has created an ingenious hybrid that can be used as both bath and shower. A custom-made Corian tub has been installed with steps leading down from the bedroom. Taps have been kept at standing height for ease of use.