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This House Is Designed To Wrap Around A Single Olive Tree

Photography © Ossip van Duivenbode   Architecture firm MVRDV have recently completed Casa Kwantes, a house in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, that ...

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15 Farmhouse Backsplash Ideas For Your Kitchen

Art3d Store One of the cheapest ways of upgrading your kitchen is employing a vinyl farmhouse backsplash. Self-adhesive tiles come in many different d ...

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French Finesse: 25 Best Luxury Hotels In France For A Dream

France is a country that is renowned for many things ranging from its glittering world of fashion to its glittering capital. Then there is the idyllic ...

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Magical Nights In The Bamboo House Take You Into Jungles Of

There are few occasions when you feel like packing your bags and taking the next flight to a destination as soon as you see the image of an amazing ge ...

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Travels with Larry: Langevin Block

Located directly across from the Centre Block on the other side of Wellington Street is the Office of the Prime Minister and Privy Council of Canada, ...

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The 9 most haunted hotels in the U.S.

Ghost hunters, this one?s for you Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2016 and has been updated with the most recent in ...

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Landmark London mansion, Doughty House, wants $132M

The 38,000-square-foot ?private palace? is poised to be completely overhauled by a developer One of London?s most important landmarked buildings ...

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Dive down an online rabbit hole of 200,000 design objects

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has digitized 90 percent of its collection The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum has provided ...

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Shiny aluminum camper is built to go off-grid

It sleeps six in 215 square feet of living space The diversity and innovation in today?s RV and camper industry is simply stunning. Campers can ...

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Groovy ?60s pad by John Lautner asks $1.5M

A swingin? SoCal lair Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day" Get thee to the tipline ...

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Are we having fun yet"

The Museum of Ice Cream is popular, colorful, and sugary, but are visitors playing?or playing themselves" The sprinkles got to me first: A ...

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How six small towns and cities are going green

The growth of solar and wind power is giving parts of rural America good reasons to turn to renewables Small towns are suffering. A powerful Wal ...

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The only towels I will ever need start at $3

This is a love story about a girl and her towels This is a love story about a girl and her Martex towels. But it begins as love stories do: with ...

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Condo or co-op: Deciding what?s best for you

Ask yourself these questions before placing offer on a new home If you?re on the hunt to buy an apartment, one thing is crucial before beginning ...

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These vintage Halloween postcards are everything

Hilarious and frightening! They don?t make them like this anymore?Halloween postcards that is. Designboom tipped us off to the fact that the To ...

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Dreamy Sunsets, Ocean Views and Urban Luxury: 36th floor Van

It is not very often that one comes across an urban apartment with mesmerizing views of the ocean and Bay area in the distance, lovely mountains and i ...

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FSY House: Modern Home Overlooks Argentine Lagoon

A new residential project just outside the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires is offering a contemporary take on country living. Situated in one of the ...

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The Terrace by Winwood Mckenzie Architecture

This modernist single family house located in Melbourne, Australia, was designed in 2014 by Winwood Mckenzie Architecture. Description by Wi ...

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Book Review: LOT-EK: Objects and Operations

LOT-EK: Objects + Operations by Ada Tolla and Giuseppe Lignano with Thomas de MonchauxThe Monacelli Press, 2017Hardcover, 400 pages[Cover via LOT-EK]I ...

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Minimalist tiny sauna ?floats? above lake in Sweden

The space was designed for minimal environmental impact It?s no giant golden egg, but this minimalist sauna in Åmot, Sweden, is still pretty sw ...

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1950s cargo ship transforms into bright modern home

The formerly rusting hull now holds a sweet floating abode While most boat-to-house conversions keep the linear shotgun-style layout of rooms on ...

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Stunning Spanish Revival is SoCal living at its finest for $

Quintessentially Old Santa Barbara Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day" Get thee t ...

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This micro home system, modular and stackable, can adapt to

Like on a hilltop estate overlooking the city Editor's Note: This post was originally published in April 2017 and has been updated with the mos ...

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Dramatic modern home dazzles in weathering steel

Faulkner Architects designed this home in Orinda, California Northern California-based firm Faulkner Architects has designed a striking home in ...

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The spellbinding houses of ?Hocus Pocus?

Bewitching architecture Ah, Hocus Pocus. Whether it?s the wandering eye of Winifred Sanderson?s spellbook or when the Sanderson sisters break ou ...

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?Lego? style looks good on this Swedish bridge

Groovy The newly opened Lego-shaped ?Lego House? in Billund, Denmark, isn?t the only larger-than-life celebration of the iconic toy bricks latel ...

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Gorgeous Gable House: Old Edwardian Timber Cottage with a Ne

Nestled in the bright and sunny beachside suburb of Sandringham, Melbourne, Australia, the Gable House is a modern revamp of a classic Edwardian timbe ...

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A Mid-Century Modern Recreation: Ocotea House Renovation in

An aging structure, a series of poorly planned renovations spread across several decades turned this mid-century home built in the 60?s into a dreary ...

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[Video] -OFIS Arhitekti combines modular Living Units to cre

Slovenian studio OFIS Arhitekti has found a new use for the micro house it designed earlier this year ? the modular structure recently served as a tem ...

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Gorgeous Bloomberg’s HQ in London by Foster + Partners

Sir Norman Foster’s legendary architecture studio, Foster + Partners, keeps on redefining the London’s skyline by completing the new Bloo ...

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Today's archidose #985

Here are some black-and-white photos of UNStudio's Central Station (2015) in Arnhem, the Netherlands. (Photos: Marc Lankhorst)To contribute your ...

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JZL House by Bernardes Arquitetura

The JZL House is located in a residential area of Leblon neighborhood, Rio de Janeiro. The program is distributed in three floors: basement, ...

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Rotting Structure Worked Into 18th-Century Cottage Redesign

The restoration of historic buildings is a constant challenge for everyone in the architectural community. Often, the question is whether or not to re ...

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How to Create Retail Store Interiors That Get People to fall

Designing a retail outlet is like telling a story ? only your customer is experiencing it in 4D. From the very first impression to the very l ...

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Ben Carson sued for delaying anti-segregation measure

The lawsuit comes amid a rocky week for the HUD secretary A collection of civil rights groups is suing the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban ...

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Modern farmhouse in English countryside can be yours for $2.

Sophisticated and rustic There seems to be no shortage of covetable modern farmhouses on the market lately, leading this editor to believe that ...

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The 10 top emerging trends that will shape real estate in 20

The Urban Land Institute?s annual look at the year ahead predicts a ?smooth landing,? a booming Seattle, and technological change In its annual ...

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Cool working space converted from former hot spring pool

It?s surrounded by compact modern apartments For many sites in real estate, a pool would be coveted, but not so apparently for this 129,000-squ ...

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Modern home gets a high-end look with low-cost materials

Lovely We?re gaga over the design details of this compact family home in Melbourne. Designed by BENT Architecture, the residence uses low-cost m ...

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Sun-filled 1846 farmhouse wants $469K in Maine

Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day" Get thee to the tipline and send us your sugge ...

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Majority-black cities in the U.S. are the focus of a new stu

?I believe in black cities, because I believe in me? With cities across North America bidding to host Amazon?s second headquarters, one of the d ...

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Tiny houses could help shelter California wildfire victims

One fire-ravaged county and city just approved RVs and trailers for temporary housing The devastating wildfires that swept through California?s ...

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Self-driving minibus takes maiden voyage in Germany

It?s the country?s first use of a self-driving vehicle in its public transit system Germany is the latest country to get in on the autonomous bu ...

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The basics of living in a risk zone

Experts offer tips on protecting your home from natural disasters Nobody wants to consider natural disasters striking as they hunt for their dre ...

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Cabot Links: Luxurious Modern Villas with Golf and Ocean Vie

A rugged shoreline and the vast ocean on one side and a world-class golf course on the other, these villas at Cabot Links bring you the best of two co ...

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A Halloween DIY Project Roundup for Design Lovers

Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year here at Decoist, especially since design bloggers are busy creating a slew of amazing, festive proj ...

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15 Easy Last-Minute Halloween DIY Ideas to Try Out

Modern life is an endless rush and no one seems to have time for anyone or almost anything beyond the absolute basic stuff! And when we do find time, ...

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Calculation for Constructing the Stairs and All of the Main

Calculation for the constructions is like the core to the body. Generally, when starting with the designing, all of the steps should be accompanied by ...

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[Video] -Pavegen's floor tiles could power future cities wit

The latest movie in our ongoing Dezeen x MINI Living series features floor tiles developed by London-based startup Pavegen to produce kinetic energy w ...

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Is a 10-Year-Old Building Violation Worth Fixing"

A law without enforcement is simply a suggestion. Despite strict building codes and state architectural licensing boards sanctioning bad practitioners ...

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Endless Summer: These Retractable Pool Covers Let You Swim Y

Diving into the glittering turquoise waters of a backyard swimming pool is so refreshing when it?s hot outside, but very few climates offer comfortabl ...

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Cottage in Vineyard by Ramón Esteve

The house is located in the municipality of Fontanars, on the outskirts of the village surrounded by large acreages. The project seeks ...

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Definitive proof nobody did costume parties like the Bauhaus

Legendary Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2014 and has been updated with the most recent information. Most people ...

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Eviction hits hardest in the South, Midwest, study finds

Apartment List analysis at rental insecurity across the U.S. finds single mothers face high rates of evictions. While the affordability crisis ...

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DIY geodesic dome greenhouse and chicken coop was built for

Buckminster Fuller gets some plucky new fans Dome living may have defined America?s 1970s back-to-the-land architecture, but today it defines th ...

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400 Forward wants to train the next generation of black wome

Only 0.3 percent of licensed architects are black women. A Knight Arts Challenge grant winner led by Tiffany Brown wants to change that This pas ...

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Airy timber home is Finnish simplicity at its best

Modern meets cozy There?s something fantastically Finnish about this family house on the Jollas peninsula, located southeast of Helsinki. Could ...

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Marvelous midcentury home outside NYC wants $1.7M

The DeSilver House is located in New Canaan, Connecticut Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the ...

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3 saltbox colonial houses you can buy right now

A trio of 18th-century homes in the classic New England style Welcome back to Period Dramas, a weekly column that alternates between rounding up ...

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How trees can be key to healthy urban neighborhoods

In Louisville, the Green Heart Project is testing the ?power of nature to project human health? Trees can add charm to city blocks. A new study ...

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Zaha Hadid Architects completes crystalline energy research

KAPSARC is a non-profit energy research institution Zaha Hadid Architects? King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre (KAPSARC), work o ...

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1960?s Ranch-Style Home in Austin Gets a Colorful, Light-Fil

Giving an old ranch-style Residence in Texas a new lease of life by altering its floor plan and turning its aging interior into a comfortable, modern ...

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Adaptive Reuse of 19th Century Building into a Dynamic Moder

Finding new function for old and weary spaces in need of an urgent upgrade is a task that demands a careful consideration of existing constraints and ...

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Nice Family House with a Great Design

Nice family home that will offer the family members maximum comfort. The home has an amazing look from the outside. It has a wonderful facade that has ...

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MasterRC Pile Cap Designer Will Help You with Pile Caps

MasterRC pile cap designer is extremely helpful with the designing, calculating, and analyzing of these elements. It spans between one to nine piles t ...

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Parametric Design that Will Blow Your Mind

Parametric design is the process of combining the algorithmic thinking with the art expressions. Generally, you take the parameters and com ...

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[Video] -Samsung's The Frame television aims to make buying

In this exclusive movie Dezeen filmed for Samsung at London Design Festival, the Korean brand explains how its new Yves Behar-designed television aims ...

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[Video] -Dining Toys tableware turns eating into a sensual a

Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Roxanne Brennen has created a range of dining tools that enhance the pleasure of eating by releasing endorphins in t ...

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Morphtopia Proposes Radical Reinvention of Wagner Facade in

One of the single greatest advantages of computer-aided design in the world of architecture is being able to imagine the unimaginable. With a single c ...

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Bar&Restaurant Design Award Winners

The Restaurant&Bar Design Awards is an international competition awarding food and beverage spaces. The jury is composed by important design perso ...

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Sculptural Wood Staircase In LVMH Office by Ora Ito

For the creation of their new media offices, LVMH called on the ever-innovative artistic vision of French designer Ora Ito. Home to Parisian newspape ...

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Tamarama House by Porebski Architects

Located in Sydney, Australia, this three-story single family house was designed in 2015 by Porebski Architects. Description by Porebski Arch ...

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Malvern House by Dan Webster Architecture

This four-bedroom house located in Malvern, Melbourne, Australia, was designed by Dan Webster Architecture. Description by Dan Webster Archit ...

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Northcote Solar Home by Green Sheep Collective

This sustainable single family house located in Melbourne, Australia, was designed by Green Sheep Collective. Description by Green Sheep Co ...

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Jigsaw House by McMahon and Nerlich

Redesigned and extended by McMahon and Nerlich, this contemporary house is located in St Kilda West, Australia. Description by McMahon and Ne ...

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A Lakeside Cottage Gets a Modern Addition by Anik Péloquin

The Sisters is a project that comprises a small lakeside house, aka “big sister” in La Malbaie, Canada, that recently added a modern addit ...

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November Talks

Just a heads up on a trio of New York-centric events taking place next month. Descriptions are courtesy the respective venues.November 9 at the Archit ...

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Ugo Rondinone?s House No. 1 is on the market for $5.35M

The House No. 1 was conceived as a ?total work of art? A unique artist?s home conceived in conjunction with architects Andreas Fuhrimann and Gab ...

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Preparing for our prefab future

A burgeoning U.S. prefab market has much to learn from Japan In the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a massive post-military industrial compound of warehouse ...

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?Tiny House Hunters? and the shrinking American dream

?It is painfully transparent that people with tiny house budgets often have McMansion dreams? It all started with House Hunters, an HGTV franchi ...

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Baccarat Hotel will soon offer a ?crystal menu?

The fancy hotel is launching a new line of business New York?s Baccarat Hotel has been dripping with crystal since it opened in 2015. The lobby ...

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Bjarke Ingels?s wild ?ski slope power plant? is nearly done

The giant waste-to-energy plant has already started providing electricity to Copenhagen The concept is ludicrous: an enormous trash-burning powe ...

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Historic 1755 stone home on 105 acres asks $990K

Own a piece of history Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day" Get thee to the tiplin ...

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Amazon Key lets couriers make deliveries inside your home

Amazon?s latest bid to take over your life Following hot on the heels of Walmart?s announcement of a new in-home delivery concept, Amazon has an ...

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The unsupervised kids of 'Stranger Things' would be a nightm

These days, only kids in movies are free to explore Editor's Note: This post was originally published in July 2016 and has been updated in advan ...

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A concrete lamp for the budding Brutalist

I wanted so badly to touch the cold, matte surface of an aesthetically versatile object It?s hard to ship and hard to the touch, but I?ve got a ...

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10 DIY Haunted House Ideas to Dress Your Home Up for Hallowe

There are those who want to throw around just a few decorations as Halloween rolls around. Then there are those who go the extra mile and then some to ...

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Budget Makeover of Abandoned Spanish Home Provides Affordabl

Affordable housing is a major global concern and architects across the planet are coming up new solutions that bring housing within reach of a larger ...

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Light, Shade and a world of Green: JZL House in Brazil

Celebrating natural light, textural contrast, outdoor living and open spaces that encourage interaction between family members, the JZL House in Brazi ...

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Big Family House with an Amazing Plan

Big house on the pictures below has an amazing plan. The family home will surely make you want to be the one who will live in it. First of all, the ho ...

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Pay Attention to these Suggested Dimensions for the Bedrooms

Pay attention to the dimensions given in the guidelines. Generally, these dimensions are studied and are the dimensions that will probably work for mo ...

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[Video] -Mirjam de Bruijn turns household cleaning products

Aiming to create a sustainable alternative to standard cleaning products, Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Mirjam de Bruijn has condensed detergent, ...

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How Technology Brings Historic Buildings to Life

If those who forget history are destined to repeat it, then those who recreate history are likely to experience the original thing. The ability to pla ...

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This Pine Cone-Shaped Treehouse Immerses Its Inhabitants in

What Is It" Situated in the phantasmagorical landscape of the Italian Alps, this pine cone-shaped treehouse was designed to allow its occupants ...

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The Tree House at this Victoria Falls Safari Lodge Looks Bea

  Located on the banks of the Zambezi River just upstream of the world-famous Victoria Falls in Zambia is the award-winning safari lodge, Tongab ...