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Chris Collaris’ Black Gold project re-imagines abandoned oil tankers as dynamic mixed-use structures

With increasing demand for sustainable, green architecture, architects around the world are slowly embracing eco-friendly adaptive reuse practices. Previously, we talked about Christoph Kaiser, an Arizona-based architect who has transfigured a 1950s grain silo into a modern home for two. This time around, Chris Collaris has embarked on such a mission, as part of the…


A house or a submarine? Floating Seahorse offers the advantages of both.

Last year, we talked about the advanced H2OME that merged luxuriousness and underwater habitation in a single scope. Well, Floating Seahorse developed by the Kleindienst Group, is pretty similar to this ritzy underwater-living ambit, albeit with a single difference. The floating structure also has upper floors that remain above the level of water - thus…