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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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ROCKID | ROCKING CHAIR AND CRADLE IN ONE | Image

ROCKID | ROCKING CHAIR AND CRADLE IN ONE

We mostly post about guy´s gear, gadgets, stuff, travel... but occasionally, if we come across something truly original we have to post it. Genius idea the Rockid, a rocking chair and cradle in one! While softly swinging the rocking chair and reading a book or singing a lullaby,  the baby falls asleep. When the baby outgrows the cradle, it is possible to reconstruct the Rockid into a rocking chair. ...
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WHEELBARROW BARBECUE | Image

WHEELBARROW BARBECUE

Barrow is the name of this genius idea, a Wheelbarrow Barbecue a fire-bowl that can be pushed to any place in the garden or on the terrace with ease. Designed by product design studio DING3000 for Konstantin Slawinski, this mobile fire-bowl has a low design to enable comfortably sitting around the open fire. If you and your guests get hungry, use the included cooking grate to melt marshmallows above the fire or to barbecue corn cobs and steak, everything is possible...
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BANYAN DRIVE TREEHOUSE | ROCKEFELLER ARCHITECTS | Image

BANYAN DRIVE TREEHOUSE | ROCKEFELLER ARCHITECTS

Part office/studio, part recreational getaway, this unique project is located at the base of a large pine tree in the backyard of a  canyon residence.  The client is an artist and lover of nature so the Banyon Drive Treehouse, perched twelve feet off the ground, will serve as a creative respite from the demands of domestic responsibilities.Project Size: 170 s.f.  Rockefeller Architects...
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