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Contemporary Meets Industrial in this Private Home in Kiev, Ukraine

By • 6 hours ago

This home, designed by the Ukrainian Tseh Architectural Group in 2017, encompasses a perfect blend of industrial and contemporary styles. The home is located in Kiev, Ukraine, and its high ceilings and carefully placed skylights serve to give it a generous supply of natural light, which serves to enliven the space and give it an airy quality of tranquility. The exposed brick walls, painted white, along with the black iron light fixtures and staircase railings, however, serve to give it an edgier industrial touch. The exposed wooden beams with iron brackets, the almost sculptural lamp hanging from the slanted ceiling, and the polished concrete floors serve to seal this for us.

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A Stunning Mountain Lodge Perched Atop a Valley in Chile

By • 1 day ago

This stunning mountain lodge is located in San Fernando, Chile, itself situated in the heart of the countryside and perched at a height of 339 m (1,112 feet) above sea level. The family-run cabin lodge was designed by SAA arquitectura + territorio in 2012.

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A Contemporary Tree House Near Cape Town, South Africa

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Now that we have reached adulthood, when we hear mention of a tree house, we remember our childhoods and think of time spent in fairly small spaces, sparsely furnished, if at all, and of tiny structures coarsely built into trees in our backyards. Not so for Malan Vorster.

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Solar-Powered Safari Lodge Located in Botswana, Africa

By • May 17, 2017

Surely for safari lovers, this hotel will be on their list of places to visit; if you truly enjoy living in constant contact with nature’s finest, there is no better way to do it than from the comfort of this hotel’s premises, which gives direct contact to nature as well as having the same soothing aspects available in the mundane world.

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Architectural Studio Ziegler Converts an Abandoned Barn into a Private Home

By • May 16, 2017

The Parisian Architectural Studio Ziegler had the task of remodeling this old barn space which stands on the edge of a wheat field that was formerly used to store fodder for horses.

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A Charming Tuscan Villa Surrounded by Olive Groves in Palaia, Italy

By • May 16, 2017

This spectacular villa is located in one of the most beautiful and relaxing places in the world – Palaia, in Tuscany, Italy. And, who doesn’t dream of going to Tuscany and traveling through its roads, surrounded by beautiful landscapes with gardens of tall cypress trees?

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A Cozy Woodland Fairy Tale in a Vermont Cottage

By • May 15, 2017

Designed by the architectural firm Designed by the architectural firm HGA Architects and Engineers, this cottage was conceived in order to host musicians spending the summer in rural Marlboro, Vermont, USA. The Marlboro Music Cottages are located on the 500-acre (202-hectare) campus of Marlboro College, tucked into the foothills of Vermont’s Green Mountains.

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A Luxurious Villa on the Island of Taveuni, in Fiji

By • May 12, 2017

With the clear advantage of being located in such a wonderful place, full of beautiful landscapes and spectacular views over the blue and infinite sea, this villa serves as refuge to relieve us of the stress of the day to day.

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Cometa Architects Design a Private Residence in the Cyclades

By • May 11, 2017

This wonderful structure, made with stones carefully crafted against the horizontal micro-cement surfaces and local materials, was designed by Cometa Architects, who worked with the natural cycladic landscape to establish the relationship of the building with the surrounding land.

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A Rustic Modern Hotel in the Forests of Yelapa, Mexico

By • May 11, 2017

If you happen to be a daring person who also likes adventure, this hotel will be completely to your liking. Embedded in thick vegetation, surrounded by mountains, and accompanied by a beautiful lake that rests at its feet, this place is definitely the golden dream for nature lovers.

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