In recent years, architecture has seen a flurry of offbeat yet beautiful abodes with designs based on the world around us. | By Sara Carpenter, BobVila.com
Whether it's a hike in the woods, a night beneath the stars, or a sunny day at the beach, natural inspirations are creeping more and more into residential architecture. Intended to be in sync with their surroundings, these homes may appear out of the ordinary, but their designs are based on common features of the great outdoors like mushrooms and seashells. Click through to see a dozen stunning examples of organic architecture from yesterday and today.
Lady: I have to say that I'm very proud of the people on these Yahoo boards tonight who see through all of Obama's b.s. and trickery. I actually feel a bit of relief after seeing the sickening display of his zombies jumping to their feet and cheering him at the convention. It's as if they were so caught up in the moment that they didn't notice his double-talk, as well as his psychological projection where he accused Republicans of doing what he, himself, does.