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Our House In The City

Our House in the City: New Urban Homes and Architecture, is a new book by publisher Gestalten. It showcases creative and innovative urban living solutions found in cities all over the world, built on spaces in the urban landscape such as in the narrow gaps between buildings, in courtyards, in ungentrified districts, on derelict land, or even in industrial ruins. Available for purchase in Europe here.

Also by Gestalten, check out: Rock the Shack, Oasis, WorkScape




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UIIO WINE PURIFIER

Love wine but hate the headaches? Get Ullo! Ullo is a wine purifier and aerator. It features a special filter, with a patented polymer inside that dramatically decreases sulfites in the wine you drink. Remember that sulfites are the winesī preservatives that are present in every bottle, but once you open it you no longer need them, and researchers found out that itīs this component that is largely responsible for the headaches you can get when moderately enjoying th...
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VAMIZI ISLAND RESORT | MOZAMBIQUE

Vamizi is the most northern island in the Quirimbas Archipelago situated in the Indian Ocean off north eastern Mozambique, Africa. It is in a class of itīs own, it has 13 wooden and Makuti(palm leaf) beach houses , very spacious (175m2) and luxurious. Designed by South African Architects COA, they kept the style of the area the Arab influence is reflected in African constructions. Vamizi Island is first and foremost a conservation project, the snorkeling and diving...
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WHERE CHEFS EAT

How about this…a Guide to Chefs Favorite Restaurants! Book publisher Phaidon has just released the first international restaurant guidebook by the real insiders, with over 400 of the worlds top chefs. The book reveals over 2,000 personal recommendations by chefs of their top places to eat in all major cities around the world, from burger joints, late-night snacks, to high-end restaurants. Its like having a top chef as your best friend to give you advice whenever you...
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