Caught between a rock and a hard place?

Do you feel like moving mountains?

Well you can. People have been living on the side of and underneath the earth for thousands of years.

There are legacies of magical villages, homes and temples carved out of rock from most ancient cultures.

It's another one of these architectural phenomena that enchants and enthrals designers.


Perhaps it's because the structures are so pleasingly embedded into their natural landscape?

They're incredibly responsive to what's happening in that place, with that particular rock. The innate qualities of the natural landscape are embraced as an opportunity, rather than bulldozed away.

So, could we enhance our projects by embracing features that we see as obstacles and transform them into opportunities?

Here's some inspiration for the next time you feel like rocking it!

Who's NaturalsCool?

We are architects and facilitators who inspire innovative design professionals to find deeper meaning in their personal lives through their creative practice.

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