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3 Inspiring building designs around the World

The fundamentals of building design lead us to create amazing furniture, incredible space saving innovations and minimalist styles which can be used to define a futuristic building. Oak Furniture UK highlight what they call an “Inspiring Interior” every week over at their blog and here is a few of their highlights over the past couple of weeks that take us around the world to sample some of the most innovative building designs of modern times.

The Cube Houses of Rotterdam

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Designed by Dutch architect Piet Blom (1934-1999), these iconic cubes were revealed unto the world in 1978, but construction wasn’t completed until 1984. Constructed using a wooden skeletal core, the houses are part of one single structure, which was covered with cement and fibreboard and insulated using stone wool. Continue Reading