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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 desired comfort.  Some furniture is included as standard, such as air-conditioning, wardrobe mini fridge, and mini-oven. Lighting is provided by efficient LED bulbs. Each unit will be prefabricated in a factory with a build time of around 45 days, before being transported via truck and placed into position by crane. Its also raised on stilts to avoid ground moisture. An incredibly simple solution for how to efficiently build a dwelling in the middle of a rugged natural environment.



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SOHO APARTMENT | BY DIVE ARCHITECTS | Image

SOHO APARTMENT | BY DIVE ARCHITECTS

We love what Dive Architects have done with this stylish, minimalist apartment in Soho London. The owner initially had no idea what to do with such a cramped space. The Architects proposal was to extend the building over an existing terrace. They placed two large sliding doors that open into cavities within the walls, this allows residents to enjoy the open air on a beautiful day. Just watch your step......
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STUNNING HOUSE IN FLORIDA | BY HUGHES UMBANHOWAR ARCHITECTS | Image

STUNNING HOUSE IN FLORIDA | BY HUGHES UMBANHOWAR ARCHITECTS

Located in  Jupiter Island, Florida, this amazing beach front residence was designed by Hughes Umbanhowar Architects. The house has some impressive features, the amazing sea views and the roof terrace by the pool with a glass bottom looking dow into the main hall....
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CRACKED LOG LAMPS

The Cracked Log Lamps are an award winning lighting proposal by an Aussie craftsman/artist named Duncan Meerding, he gets old savaged and obviously cracked logs, and then installs a warm LED yellow light system, that makes possible for the light source to come from within. It´s the cracks that decide where and how the lights will be disposed. Another interesting feature is that you can either use it as a stool, a small table while you´re outside or just a regular li...
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