The Small Log Cabin . . . Simply Serene!
Across the country, northern Georgia's Blue Ridge Mountains play host to a cozy cabin in the woods (below). A large stone chimney anchors one end of the gable design, which also includes an extended porch roof across the front. Resting on stone piers, the raised porch features balustrades with decorative twig work.
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Out of the Box: Denmark’s Senior Housing Complex. This fanciful housing complex by the Copenhagen architectural practice JJW Arkitekter is comprised of apartments for 114 residents, workspace for the community’s staff, and a range of ground floor ‘shops’ which provide residents with services, including a cafe, hairdresser, and dentist.
The Citadel: Europe's First Floating Apartment Complex
The Dutch have been fighting the rising and falling tides for centuries, building dikes and pumping water out of areas that are below sea level. Now, rather than fight the water infiltrating their land, the Dutch will use it as part of a new development called ‘New Water‘, which will feature the world’s first floating apartment complex, The Citadel.