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Metropolis Design Manages to Build Heaven on Earth

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Designed by Metropolis Design, Spa House is an unbelievably beautiful residence in Cape Town, South Africa. Metropolis Design has a contemporary perspective in implementing their designs and makes projects both in architecture and interior design. Built on a mountain, this paradise home looks more like a luxury spa with water as an element with continuous presence in this space. The living areas were designed to…

Junk life is Much More Fun in the Junk Castle

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In Washington, there is a castle constructed from many different items, including sheet metal, tin, washing machine parts, dryer doors, miscellaneous housings, bedsteads, and even a door from a 1952 Oldsmobile. Called the Junk Castle, it still stands there symbolizing the reusability of junk as well as showing off the designer’s creativity. The Junk Castle was built by former art teacher Victor Moore and his…

Endemico Resguardo Silvestre is a Fascinating Project

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The Endemico Resguardo Silvestre project was completed by San-Diego based firm Gracia Studio in 2011. The project is a set of 20 EcoLofts nestled on a rocky cliff above Valle de Guadalupe, a village, which is known as ‘Mexico’s Wine Country’, in Baja California, Mexico. The twenty independent rooms sized twenty square metres each are managed by Grupo Habita, and are set up within a…

Paradise with 70% of exterior walls in glass: Dulieu Residence

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Dulieu Residence was designed by architectural studio MWA. Built in a wooded landscape in Upper Hutt, New Zealand, the fascinating modern residence completed in 2008 is surrounded by a 2,500 square meter property and benefits from 381 square meters of interior living space and an additional 250 square meter covered outdoor area. The single story house on the edge of the 100 year flood zone…

Family home in Silicon Valley: OZ House by Swatt and Miers Architects

OZ House

Located in Silicon Valley, California, on a 2.8 acre property, the OZ House benefits from a slightly sloped terrain surrounded by mature trees. Designed to suit the inhabitant’s needs and wishes – a strong connection between the indoors and outdoors and modern amenities – the contemporary residence was designed as a double winged L-shaped plan construction. Designed by Swatt and Miers Architects, the residential structure…

Deceiving One and One Chair by Konstantinos Pamporis

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Symbolizing two persons in a relationship, the One and One Chair bases its functionality on the dependency found in each relationship. One can not reach its true potential without the other, creating a compromise that helps the unitary whole become stronger. Designed by Konstantinos Pamporis, the fascinating seating unit’s design is explained by its creator: “The elements that come with dependence are faith and risk….

Three-level loft style apartment in Brussels with amazing features

Loft style apartment in Brussels

There are a lot of extraordinary living spaces out there and out mission is to find the most interesting urban and rural residences in our quest for the perfect dream home. Inspirational architecture and motivating interior design are the keys to having a large visual memory of details and the information provided helps in understanding how these homes were built. Great architects have an amazing…

Casa dos Ipês Project in Brazil Features Open Design

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This particular project in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is a decade’s work by Marcio Kogan that was considered practically impossible by many builders. The design consisting of exposed concrete is given amazing poise, with the amount appearing to float above the glass volume of the lower floor. Moving up, the central TV room is surrounded by bedrooms, and they receive light via a wooden panel on…

Tenaya Residence is an Impressive Contemporary Home

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This generously-sized contemporary residence titled Tenaya Residence, located in Las Vegasis a design transformation of an erstwhile architectural project in the area. The 6,709 square feet building, designed by Las Vegas-based studio DesignCell structured on two levels houses five bedrooms and five bathrooms. The residence actually is a renovation and expansion to an existing house in a reputed neighbourhood. The old tract house has been…

The Future of Vespa Scooters as We Know It

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If you’re wondering where the role of “Go-Green” campaign comes into play in your interior decor scheme, here’s the answer: the scooter-turned workstation! The scooter was named Vespa, which means ‘wasp’ in Italian, because of the vehicle’s two-stroke engine’s buzzing sound. When tougher emission laws and restrictions for sustainable living came into effect, the scooter production had to be shut down and all of them…




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