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Original Courtyard House | By Studio Junction

Toronto based Architects Peter Tan and Christine Ho Ping Kong of  "Studio Junction", converted this contractor warehouse the ambition was to create a modern, affordable home and studio for a family of four - one which could successfully adapt to a mid-block or laneway situation, there is no typical front or back. The design of the house is generated by an emphasis on the views and activities of the interior courtyards, all the windows look inwards.



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MOUNTAIN COTTAGE | OGAWAYAMA JAPAN | Image

MOUNTAIN COTTAGE | OGAWAYAMA JAPAN

Ogawayama, which lies on the border between Yamanashi and Nagano, is Japans most popular climbing area. It is also the place to go for those who are looking to get off the grid and spend some time in nature. It was exactly these two passions, for climbing, and the outdoors, that attracted Setsumasa Kobayashi (outdoor clothing and gear designer) to this setting, and inspired him to create a secretive mountain getaway where he could use and test his outdoor-themed goo...
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KODAMA ZOMES

Kodama Zomes are suspending pods that may swing providing a therapeutic pendulum effect enhancing relaxation and soothing your body and soul, with proven calming medical effects. Made from marine grade stainless steel and covered by outdoor grade polyester, these giant structures are a great combo of art and engineering, designed and developed by a structural engineer. You can make them a love seat, a sofa or even a bed, choose from different colors and pillow combi...
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WATERDOG | AUTOMATIC PET DRINKING FOUNTAIN | Image

WATERDOG | AUTOMATIC PET DRINKING FOUNTAIN

Recently we featured the very popular "Doggie Fountain", a cool solution for keeping your dogs water supply safe, fresh and readily available. WaterDog, is a similar option, however, it doesn´t require your dog to make any effort. The device works with a sonar proximity sensor, that automatically turns on the fountain when your dog is near, and off again when it walks away. It is very easy to install, its height is fully adjustable and fits any outdoor faucet. On ho...
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