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Noem | Tailor Made Eco Homes

Noem design and build tailor made, high-tech homes just in weeks. Their modern prefabricated modular homes are built using only natural materials such as wood and achieve maximum energy efficiency, and minimum carbon footprint. The houses are tailor-made and fully customized to the clients needs and taste, and are directed and orchestrated by sensors, actuators and home automation, achieving huge levels of energy efficiency savings. The final result is a useful and utterly beautiful object that is truly respectful of its environment and its inhabitants. watch the video



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NURAI ISLAND PRIVATE RESIDENCES | ABU DHABI | Image

NURAI ISLAND PRIVATE RESIDENCES | ABU DHABI

These residential villas for Nurai, a resort on a natural island off the coast of Abu Dhabi, have been designed by New York-based design Studio Dror led by Dror Benshetrit. Nurai is a 130,000 square metre island located northeast of Abu Dhabi city centre, near the northernmost tip of Saadiyat Island. The resort is due to open this year and residences start at €20 million....
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CASA TILL | BY WMR ARCHITECTS | Image

CASA TILL | BY WMR ARCHITECTS

"Casa Till" is our latest dream house, designed by WRM Architects this low single story wooden construction is the ultimate retreat. The small ecological wooden house is wedged snugly into a cliff in Los Arcos, Chile, offering guests uninterrupted and breathtaking views of the sea and sky. The open floor plan employs a system of sliding walls, allowing for flexible room sizes and privacy levels, and large floor to ceiling windows create a larger feeling ...
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FADEOUT CHAIR | BY NENDO | Image

FADEOUT CHAIR | BY NENDO

This is a very cool idea by Nendo, the appropriately named "Fadeout chair" has legs that seem to gently disappear s though the chair stands in a pool of mist or fog. The chairís back and seat are wooden, and the clear acrylic legs are specially painted by craftsmen so that the wood grain appears to gradually fade away. Very clever...
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