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Collective Retreats

Glamping (glamorous camping) is a growing global phenomenon that combines camping with the luxury and amenities of a home or hotel. Collective Retreats is the ultimate glamping experience, they offer all the elements of real camping, by bringing five-star accommodations to some of the United State’s most extraordinary destinations. The concept is simple: give travelers five-star accommodations where traditional hotels canīt be built. Currently you can choose from five locations, each location consists of 5 to 15 furnished tents with their own teepee bathrooms, a large communal tent for group gatherings, al fresco meals prepared with local ingredients, curated on-site activities, a personalized concierge service, and inspiring natural surroundings. Head over to their website for more information.



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100 CONTEMPORARY CONCRETE BUILDINGS

Concrete is one of the noble materials of contemporary architecture, this new book by Taschen called 100 Contemporary Concrete Buildings features the most exciting projects behind the contemporary concrete trend. The two-volume book highlights the best concrete work in recent years by star Architects such as Zaha Hadid and Herzog & de Meuron, to rising stars of the international scene such as James Turrell and Rudy Ricciotti. Available for purchase in Eur...
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THE FLOATING MUG

After a successful Kickstarter campaign, the original floating mug is available for purchase. Inspired by the banana holder, the unique white porcelain mug is both functional and pleasing to the eye, it features a comfortable extra large handle with an integrated coaster, this protects your furniture from moisture stains and works as a drip-catcher. And donīt worry about the handle snapping off, it is strong enough to support the weight of a half-gallon container of...
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LES BAINS DES DOCKS | MODERN SWIMMING COMPLEX | Image

LES BAINS DES DOCKS | MODERN SWIMMING COMPLEX

"Les Bains des Docks" is the spectacular new aquatic center in the city of Le Havre - France, dedicated to sport, recreation and leisure. This aquatic heaven is the first embodiment of the architect Jean Nouvel, winner of the prestigious Pritzker Price. Inspired by the concept of Roman baths, "Les Bains des Docks" are characterized by innovative design, including ponds dug in the ground and openings on facades discovering, from the outside, the interiors, which are ...
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