House in Ookayama by Torafu Architects - The combination of different woods adds a richness and history to it's very "new" surroundings. I am personally a firm believer in mixed wood design, mostly because it's earth-friendly.
Building A Chicken Coop - ❧ Mesh reinforced concrete footing over rubble trench. This site details how to make a cob home. - Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.