UK Architecture graduate win competition to design French Bike Sheds

I can’t see something like this happening in the UK – sheds for all I say! Taken from Loire & Loges In 2005, the French National Federation of the Building industry (FFB) approached the Touraine association of young architects, the Girafe for the construction of a new age vineyard cabin. Big sister of the cabin…

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Weird but inventive shed of the month – Current Shed

This from the BBC A History of the world by Hazel Jones This curious object was made by the artist Hazel Jones whilst she was in her final year at the Silversmithing and Jewellry Department of the Royal Collage of Art in London in the late 80’s. At that time she was “inventing” gadgets and…

Recycled Meditation Temple shed

We could all use a peaceful escape from the bustle and stress of our daily lives, but not many of us have the luxury or time to hop on a plane and jet off to a secluded beach or private mountain cabin. But what if we told you that a similar place existed in your…

A cantilevered foot bridge out of logs – with a shed

The wonderful instructables has this great make Come and see this bridge in Petersburg, Alaska! I acquired a grant to put in a bridge over a stream that was between a park and a mile long trail. The plan had been to install a glue-lam or log bridge across a 50 foot wide part of…

Three sheds entwined (love not lust) #TwitterPicture live

The wonderfully talented Johanna Basford is doing here Live drawing on Twitter again.. I asked for “three sheds entwined (love not lust) summerhouse, an allotment shed and a garden office ” strange I know but it’s the first thing that came into my head, and this is how she started it. You can follow here…

Instant Shed in your kitchen – The Daily Shelter

nicked from Alex but love it Feeling safe is not necessarily being safe. We feel protected and secure in surroundings that are familiar to us, where we can control the space around us – physically or psychologically. The Daily Shelter is a table inspired by my grandfather Sigvald Andreas Brandth. He was an inventive designer…

A Shedlike structure that is amazing

I normally leave all the shedlike structures to Alex over at shedworking. But this one caught my eye on Michael Janzen’s tinyhousedesign.com. This amazing tiny structure is located in Trondheim, Norway, and was designed as a place for kids in a school yard. The walls are made from recycled scrap wood from a nearby construction…

Cork Block Shelter wins Peoples prize in Guggenheim Competition

My favourite design won the Guggenheim/Sketchup Design it Shelter Competition Peoples prize, congrats to desinger David Mares and well done to all that took part. Now where can I get 2000 corks to build my own (i know thats not how you build it, but Iam doing it for effect) 😉

Cork Block Shelter – what sheds could be like

Its like shed of the year but for Shelters the Guggenheim lot have had some great entries, but this one is my favourite. Cork Block Shelter Designed by David Mares is located at Vale dos Barris. It was designed to be an ecological and living block. In a microclimate that ranges from the dry heat…

Shedworking’s new shed design announced.

Alex shed judge and general good bloke of the shedworld, has announced the winner of his Design a new shedworking ShedQuarters at the start of shedweek and says. I was delighted with the quality of the entries and how much thought people had put into them – pat on the back time to all of…