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Paraty House Brasil | By Marcio Kogan

Marcio Kogan, Brazilian architect known for his elegant, calm, minimalist designs. The Paraty House, pictured here, is located on one of the hundreds of islands near the colonial town of Paraty, close to Rio de Janeiro. Before it was completed, Kogan predicted that it was to be his favourite house. Its simple premise is two large drawers pushed into the hill and connected by an internal staircase.



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MOD BOX

In Modern times the new concept of live/work space is starting to become very popular. We have already shown you a few examples previously,  the "Ecospace WorkPod", the "Archipod garden office", and the "Office Pod". The Mod Box featured here is a higher-end version, it has very low energy consumption and is fitted with state-of-the-art appliances and fixtures....
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LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN ROCKER

Wood Studio is a family-owned and operated Alabama based company. They are specialists in woodworking design and fabrication, their signature piece is this beautifully crafted "Lookout Mountain Rocker". Wood Studio have been producing this chair for over 30 years, and you can see why, it is a classic and timeless piece of furniture. Wood Studio offers this signature piece in a variety of native hardwoods and is available in dark brown and saddle tan leather....
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THE HOUSE IN THE GARDEN | BY CUNNINGHAM ARCHITECTS

The House in the Garden is a free-standing addition to an elegant modernist house on a adjointing lot. Located in Texas this modern two storey box features a south fašade glazed in framless, insulated glass units incorporating two 8 foot wide sliding doors. There is a guest bedroom and painting studio upstairs, and downstairs the concrete floor and exterior deck provide a seamless transition from the living room to the garden. With its 5250 sq.ft the house also prov...
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