This is a pretty neat find for 'real estate' fans. Fokstrot - a Danish design studio - has started a project called the Copenhagen Islands. The islands are actually man-made platforms that will be daisy-chained throughout Copenhagen's southern harbor to resemble a sort of 'parkipelago.' Each platform will serve a unique purpose: a cafe, a sauna, a diving board, a mussel farm - and as a chain they can support full-featured event space for concerts gatherings and festivals. Using clean design and simple aesthetic, these islands are a smart way to take advantage of the beautiful and abundant Copenhagen waters and attract tourists and locals alike.
Parkipelago - Artificial Island Chain
Westlands Ranch - Billionaires Backcountry Playground
Located near Colorado's White River, the Westlands Ranch is a compound designed for the billionaire outdoorsman. Roughly 20 minutes outside of Meeker, this 4,603 acre compound includes five miles of streams for river fishing, a private park-like forest for those into big game hunting and a tennis court, four-hole golf course (designed by THE Greg Norman) and a main house that is just shy of 20,000 square feet. The home contains five bedrooms, a game room, wine cellar, expansive terraces and swimming pools and two guest cabins for when the relatives come to visit. Currently being offered by Hall&Hall for just under $50 million. #HouseGoals
Avrame A-Frame Kit Homes
Tiny homes. Yurts. Cabins. Earth domes. In 2018, small dwellings are all the rage and offer more sustainable and affordable options for the conscientious citizen. The A-frame cabin from Estonian company Avrame is the latest take on this growing trend of housing. The cabin consists of eco-friendly materials, energy efficient design, modern and space maximizing interiors, and several special add-ons including terraces roof gables and flooring upgrades. If you’re looking for a highly-efficient, portable home that redusces your footprint and maximizes your quality of life, the A-frame is for you. Complete kits and plans start at $12,000 and are shipping now.