stuff we drool about

Dupli Casa | By J Mayer H Architects

Dupli Casa is an amazing modern luxury villa near Ludwigsburg, Germany by J. Mayer H. Architects. The geometry of the building is based on the footprint of the house that previously was located on the site, the upper storey cantilevers exaggerated by the fluid form of the external terrace that washes around the base of the house, extending it out into the landscape. So white and pure, the photos almost look like 3d renderings.



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COCOON TREE TENT

Is it a cocoon? A suspended bed? A tree house? The Cocoon Tree is sold by a French company and supports more than two tons above the ground. The spherical structure is made of aluminum and covered with a resistant canvas, designed to be hung from trees, it comes with a bed big enough to accommodate two adults and two children. This "modern version of the treehouse," as described by the company, can be installed in just two days: it is tied with ropes and is secured ...
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UPSTATE LAKE CAMP | NEW YORK

Our latest weekend retreat dream is this stunning rustic waterfront cabin in Upstate Lake Camp - New York. It was designed by rustic dwellings experts, Pearson Design Group, a company that specialises in projects from large multi-structure ranch and family camps to intimate, highly detailed retreats such as this. Not much more info on the project, but it sure looks like the perfect getaway from hectic New York city life... the photos are enough to drool over....
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MINIMOD PORTABLE SHELTER

The Minimod is a primitive refuge with a modern twist. The Minimod system is composed of modules identical in size but with different functions and purposes to create infinite solutions, limited only by your imagination. Each module measures 27 sq m (290 sq ft), and comprises a lightweight steel frame enclosed by plywood and glass. Each customer can tailor the home to suit their own needs, choose the layout and envision various configurations according to the desire...
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