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Halfpipe House

The Merello House by WMR architects is a dream come true for skateboarders and surfers. The unique 200-square-foot house was built overlooking the Pacific ocean in Pichilemu, a coastal resort southwest of Santiago in central Chile, and is a few steps to the beach, a true paradise for surfing fanatics. It was built for a Chilean professional surfer, and materializes his dream: the core of the residence is a skateboard halfpipe ramp overlooking the sea! Given its proximity to the water, the pillars in V-shape suspend the entire inner area of ​​the house, protecting it from very high tides or even the risk of tsunamis.



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CONCRETE SUMMER HOUSE | Image

CONCRETE SUMMER HOUSE

Designed by Argentinean architect Luciano Kruk, the Concrete Summer House is a distinctly modern structure, but looks perfectly at home in the wooded area of a beautiful natural space located in northern Argentina. Located among pine trees in the seaside resort of Mar Azul near Buenos Aires, the H3 House is built using concrete to create a rugged appearance and to reduce maintenance, but also to draw a connection between the house and its wooded setting. It features...
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SHAW HOUSE VANCOUVER | BY PATKAU ARCHITECTS | Image

SHAW HOUSE VANCOUVER | BY PATKAU ARCHITECTS

Amazing home in Vancouver, featuring above ground pool, designed by local firm Patkau Architects. The Shaw House won several design awards in the years immediately after construction was completed, including the prestigious National Honor Award in 2005 from the American Institute of Architects. The reason it drew such attention is due to the fact that the designated site for the Shaw House unkindly dictated that this single occupant residence could not be greater th...
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AMAZING BEACHFRONT ESTATE FOR SALE | THAILAND | Image

AMAZING BEACHFRONT ESTATE FOR SALE | THAILAND

Located in Koh Samui, Thailand, this magnificent property spread out over two and a half acres of oceanfront land, offers uninterrupted ocean views. The entire estate features eight bedrooms in various living and sleeping pavilions, a Balinese stone tiled infinity pool and 150 meters of secluded beachfront.  ...
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