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.
Lynn P: How did his Iran deal turn out? Free trade is harming every worker in every country in doing so. People are becoming poorer and rather then collect tariffs, we borrow money to operate the overhead of this once rich country. China isn't about to enforce environmental laws or they wouldn't be able to sell their goods as cheaply. He just wants another trip and his last curtain call. NAFTA has hurt our producers along with Mexico and most countries south of the border. This deal isn't to help workers, it's helps the rich only. Most Chinese workers that left the countryside in China did not earn enough money to even send to their parents keeping their children. Sad.