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Club “Printing House” by Nikita Zhilyakov

By • Jan 29, 2013 •  Selected Work 

This night club, called “Printing House” because it is housed in what was formerly the printing press “Ural worker,” is located in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Its eclectic interior, with exposed brick walls and table spaces partitioned by curtains, provides visitors with an interesting place to spend an evening out in Yekaterinburg.

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Villa with Aquarium by Centric Design Group

By • Jan 29, 2013 •  Selected Work 

This Villa with Aquarium was designed by Centric Design Group and is located in the Netherlands.

This eclectic apartment features a unique banister on the upstairs level – an aquarium.

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Loft 24-7 by Fernanda Marques Arquiteto Asociados

By • Jan 25, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Loft 24-7, designed by Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Asociados, is located in São Paulo, Brazil.

The home, a bungalow of about 2700 square feet, exists as much on the outside as on the inside, blurring the boundaries of the house with the use of ponds and trees placed in key locations.

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Shoffice by Platform 5 Architects

By • Jan 11, 2013

‘Shoffice’ (shed + office) was constructed by Platform 5 Architects and is located in London, England.

This quirky piece of architecture provides its user with a both fun and private working location reminiscent of something out of ‘The Hobbit.’

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Tree Hotel by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

By • Jan 10, 2013 •  Selected Work 

The Tree Hotel, located in Harads, Sweden, was designed by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter.

This quirky hotel provides its visitors with a unique experience: the room is pierced by the trunk of a tree in the middle of a forest and the outside walls are made of reflective glass, causing it to blend in with its surroundings.

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Glass Houses by Santambrogio Milano

By • Jan 7, 2013 •  Selected Work 

These concept Glass Houses, by Santambrogio Milano, are located in Milan, Italy.

The barriers usually created by floors, ceilings, and walls in a home are nonexistent here, and every nook and cranny of the house is visible from everywhere else.

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Incredible Two Billion pixel Interactive Image of Everest by David Breashears

By • Dec 20, 2012 •  Selected Work 

American Mountaineer and filmmaker David Breashears captured 477 shots that make up the incredible gigapixel image of the Khumbu glacier, in the Khumbu region of northeastern Nepal between Mount Everest and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge.

Breashears and his team at Glacierworks stitched them together to create one massive image that users can zoom in and out of.

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Mama Shelter by Philippe Starck

By • Dec 3, 2012

Philippe Starck designed this eccentric hotel to reflect the urban art scene of its location in Marseille, France.

It was created in 2012.

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Skate Park House by LEVEL Architects

By • Oct 27, 2012 •  Selected Work 

This contemporary home by LEVEL Architects is located in Tokyo, Shibuya, Sendagaya, Japan.

It is a 2011 project that features a few unusual elements such as an indoor skate park and concert space.

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150M Weekend House by Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

By • Oct 2, 2012 •  Selected Work 

This contemporary home by Shinichi Ogawa & Associates currently holds the title of the world’s longest house.

The 1,614 foot length, which is dominated by glass, provides stunning views of the Khao yai forest complex in Khao yai, Thailand.

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The Club Hotel by Ministry of Design

By • Sep 25, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Ministy of Design, architectural firm with bases in Singapore and Bejing, have designed The Club Hotel.

Each of the 22 rooms in this chic, boutique hotel offers its own unique layout and interior design. The hotel is located in Singapore.

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Home and Studio of Guilherme Torres

By • Sep 20, 2012

Brazilian architecture firm, Studio Guilherme Torres, has designed the studio and home of the firm’s founding architect, Guilherme Torres.

Located in the charming Jardim neighborhood of Sao Paulo, this 1,400 square foot home once belonged to the famous Brazilian artist, Victor Brechere.

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Hotel Topazz by BWM Architekten und Partner

By • Jul 12, 2012

Austrian architectural firm BWM Architekten und Partner has designed the Hotel Topazz in Vienna, Austria.

Sitting on an area of only 1,647 square feet, this contemporary hotel boasts an unusual facade.

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Are Solbringen Residences by Waldemarson Berglund

By • Jul 10, 2012

Stockholm-based studio Waldemarson Berglund Arkitekter have designed the Are Solbringen Residences in Northern Sweden.

These three timber residences are built to follow the steep slope of the landscape on which they sit, boasting a strikingly slanted effect.

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Rolling Huts by OSKA Architects

By • Jul 9, 2012

An alternative to the common guest house, these rolling huts, designed by Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects (OSKA) in 2007, provide accommodations for visitors as well as mountain views of Mazama, Washington, USA.

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Urban Cabin by Fabio Galeazzo

By • Jun 25, 2012

Framed by trees in São Paulo, Brazil this colorful creation by designer Fabio Galeazzo was originally an abandoned house.

Prominently featured in the living room is the NestRest, a woven, teardrop-shaped chair designed by Daniel Pouzet and Fred Frety.

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Tea House by A1 Architects

By • Jun 5, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Placed in a garden setting in Prague, Czech Republic, this minimalist tea house was designed by David Maštálka of A1 Architects and completed in 2008.

The tea house occupies an area of 23 square feet and is constructed from natural materials.

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