If I could live anywhere on this planet, I would choose a jungle/forest community to go off the grid.

surround yourself with what you love
surround yourself with what you love
surround yourself with what you love
surround yourself with what you love
surround yourself with what you love

surround yourself with what you love

A Tiny Treasure {…retreat in the woods…}

torontodesign:

Arch deluxe

Designer: Frank Lloyd Wright
Location: Pasadena, California
The Millard House (La Miniatura), 1923

Light Footprint
Boasting Extraordinary Sustainability, a Santa Fe House is Built to the Greenest Standard
Architecture by Tim Blonkvist of Overland Partners Architects/Interior Design by Wilson Associates/Landscape Design by Design Workshop
Light Footprint
Boasting Extraordinary Sustainability, a Santa Fe House is Built to the Greenest Standard
Architecture by Tim Blonkvist of Overland Partners Architects/Interior Design by Wilson Associates/Landscape Design by Design Workshop
Light Footprint
Boasting Extraordinary Sustainability, a Santa Fe House is Built to the Greenest Standard
Architecture by Tim Blonkvist of Overland Partners Architects/Interior Design by Wilson Associates/Landscape Design by Design Workshop
Light Footprint
Boasting Extraordinary Sustainability, a Santa Fe House is Built to the Greenest Standard
Architecture by Tim Blonkvist of Overland Partners Architects/Interior Design by Wilson Associates/Landscape Design by Design Workshop

Light Footprint

Boasting Extraordinary Sustainability, a Santa Fe House is Built to the Greenest Standard

Architecture by Tim Blonkvist of Overland Partners Architects/Interior Design by Wilson Associates/Landscape Design by Design Workshop

Flying Saucer-like Mongolian Yurt

Visitor’s paradise

definitely worth a click to see more photos

"Who strive - you don’t know how the others strive
To paint a little thing like that you smeared
Carelessly passing with your robes afloat,-
Yet do much less, so much less, Someone says,
(I know his name, no matter) - so much less!
Well, less is more, Lucrezia."

Andrea del Sarto, 1855, a poem by Robert Browning

architect and furniture designer Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe (1886-1969) used “less is more” as a motto for his simplicity of style

Indemann / Maurer United Architects

in Inden, Germany

**you have to see the process of construction, light ups, and blueprints, its absolutely beautiful!**

'reed chamber' by chris drury, 2002

natural architecture (the book)
author:
alessandro rocca

'organic highway' by mikael hansen 1995

natural architecture (the book)
author:
alessandro rocca