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Shaw House Vancouver | By Patkau Architects

Amazing home in Vancouver, featuring above ground pool, designed by local firm Patkau Architects. The Shaw House won several design awards in the years immediately after construction was completed, including the prestigious National Honor Award in 2005 from the American Institute of Architects. The reason it drew such attention is due to the fact that the designated site for the Shaw House unkindly dictated that this single occupant residence could not be greater than 8 meters wide.



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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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AVIATOR CHAIR

How cool would it be to have this in your living room? This awesome chair was inspired by fighter planes, from its aluminum-wrapped curves to its padded leather seat and back. Drawing inspiration from World War II bomber planes, this chairs aerodynamic curves are hugged in riveted aluminum, while the seat and back are swathed in ribbed leather with the busted-down softness of a vintage bomber jacket....
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TAPI | TAP SQUEEZE DRINK FOUNTAIN

Tapi, manufactured by Australians Dreamfarm, transforms your ordinary tap water into a fun fountain without disturbing the normal flow of water! Simply press the base of the Tapi to cause water to rise. Those who have children should know how hard it is to make them brush their teeth without complaining. Perhaps this is the solution. Watch out for the waste of water!...
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