TAG: Biomimic design

Falling Leaves – On A House?

Falling Leaves – On A House?

Just in time for autumn and its theatrics of splendid, color concentrated falling leaves, a remodel of an outdoor space has an added element of surprise. Located in Mayfair, London, this residential space has received a unique exterior makeover. Covered in 1000’s of  replicas of glimmering leaves, this renovation is an exquisite example of creative design. The front of the home faces the street and sits amidst other structures that are also part of the house. The home and its locality are interesting also. Portions of the existing house are from the 18th century and are in an historic district… read more

Unusually Green: Out Of The Ordinary Homes Part 3

Nautilus House - Part 3

The last home featured on our series of uncommon green constructions takes the prize for beautiful colors, and a unique biomimic design. The Nautilus comes from organic architect Javier Senosiain, and this shell shaped wonder speaks for itself. Located in Naucalpan, Mexico, this home is a creative combination of art, sculpture and modern dwelling space. Molded after the shape of the nautilus shell, the layout is both futuristic and rooted in organic oceanic astonishment. The home utilizes ferrocement building methods, which is a process that includes a reinforced steel frame constructed with chicken wire. After the complex shape was formed it… read more