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Garden House | Tokyo

This breathtaking work of architecture was named the House and Garden building, it is in Tokyo and was designed by visionary Japanese architect Ryue Nishizawa. The building is an unusual sight in Tokyo and believe it or not, it is a private residence! The house has no facade and no interior walls, instead, there are floor-to-ceiling windows, curtains and an array of plants that define boundaries between spaces. The four-story house is only 26ft x 13ft and is wedged between two taller buildings. The unique home also features a spiral steel staircase running up the whole building and connecting each level. The Architect says: "You really get the fell of living in a hanging garden". source



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REFLECTIVE ROPE | BY NITE IZE | Image

REFLECTIVE ROPE | BY NITE IZE

When camping out in the wild and in low light areas you have enough hazards to navigate without worrying about losing sight of what you´ve got tied down. The Nite Ize reflective rope is made with sturdy nylon and has a special reflective strip woven into it that reflects brightly when light is shined onto it, increasing safety for you and the people around you on the camping site....
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GIRO APPLE SLICER

This simple, minimalist apple slicer, winner of the Red Dot Design award is named Giro. The clever apple peeler was designed by Christina Schäfer a German designer. It cuts apples in a spiral-form surrounding the core in one smooth fluid motion. Giro creates gorgeous, perfectly executed apple spirals perfect for using in recipes, snacks or garnishes....
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STORY POOL HOUSE | BY LAKE FLATO ARCHITECTS | Image

STORY POOL HOUSE | BY LAKE FLATO ARCHITECTS

The Story Pool House is exactly what its name suggests, a beautiful hang out by the pool. Designed by Lake Flato Architects, the open air pavilion serves as a "sunrise to sunset” living room. Located in sunny Texas, the shelter is made from Texas limestone, steel, and wood, providing a shade from the scorching sun. The hideaway includes a kitchen, dining area, bath, and storage area. Also, a private deck under the vine covered arbor for the trailer and an inviting p...
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