Grainbag

Grainbag is a Pittsburgh based on-line gallery featuring a really broad range of contemporary work. Thanks to Apartment Therapy for turning me on to Grainbag and the work of Corey LeChat, who's piece Senescent Shaman is pictured above. Grainbag's unnamed curator also has a great blog that includes some of his/her own photography. Apartment Therapy, by the way, is a fantastic site for New York …

FutureShack

Designed by Australian architect Sean Godsell, FutureShack is an experiment in emergency housing. Constructed from one ready-made twenty-two-foot-long shipping container, FutureShack is equipped with a minimum of industrial materials and is entirely self-contained, which enables multiple structures to be stacked and shipped to crisis sites. Maintained by solar power, FutureShack is ready for occupancy within twenty-four hours. A prototype of the FutureShack can be viewed …

Couch Potato Architect

Here’s a quick, fun way to design your own floor plans… Check out: small blue printer