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The Safe House | By Kwk Promes Architects

When clients approached KWK Promes architects, the most essential item they pointed out was acquiring the feeling of maximum security. The Safe House is a 6,100 sq.ft. fortress itīs a solid rectangular prism in which parts of the walls are movable. The entire house transforms with built in electronic engines, the house opens and closes with the touch of a button!




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CLOCKWORK PENCIL SHARPENER

This cool, old-fashioned pencil sharpener will make your pencil sharpening a breeze. It has the look of a traditional wind-up key for clockwork mechanisms and a work-shop-tool aesthetic. Great product to combat the relentless drive of technology and bring back the forgotten pencil. Get it in Europe here...
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PURE RAINDROP | WATER RESERVOIR BY ELHO | Image

PURE RAINDROP | WATER RESERVOIR BY ELHO

Designed by dutch designer Bas van Der Veer, this genius product makes saving water really easy by providing a watering can that fills up automatically when it rains. The Pure Rain is a rain barrel providind the user free rainwater instead of our precious tap water. With the small tap at the bottom of the barrel, the watering can can be refilled after using it. Brilliant!...
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NBK RESIDENCE | BY BERNARD KHOURY | Image

NBK RESIDENCE | BY BERNARD KHOURY

This impressive apartment is home to famous Lebanese Architect Bernard Khoury. Located in Beirut, the 4000 square foot N.B.K. Residence is spread across three levels on the ninth and last level of the apartment block. It features 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, an amazing floor-to ceiling library with a steel grating bridge crossing the entire room, a swimming pool and an spectacular view over Beirut and the surrounding mountains. via...
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