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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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VILLA IN FORMENTERA | BY MARIA CASTELLO | Image

VILLA IN FORMENTERA | BY MARIA CASTELLO

We recently featured a beautiful single level home and work studio in Spanish island Formentera Designed by Spanish architect Mariā Castelló Martínez. This time around we feature another of her architecture masterpieces also in Formentera. The contemporary property nemed Can Manuel d’en Corda, features beautiful interior woodwork, exposed original stone walls, exposed original wooden beams, and fully utilizes the outside space creating inviting courtyards to relax....
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DUTCH MOUNTAIN | BY DENIEUWEGENERATIE

Buried beneath a mound of earth at a Dutch nature reserve is a woodland villa called Dutch Mountain designed by Amsterdam design studio Denieuwegeneratie. Only half the house is visible, the other half cuts trough a hill, this both camouflages and uses the earth as thermal insulation. The house as many original features, and is full of surprises, notable features are the vintage Jaguar transformed into a bookshelf, a teapot chandelier and skateboards used as stairca...
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SLIDE APARTMENT

Developed by Ki Design Studio, this cool apartment features a slide from the second floor to the living room, designed to maintain a fun lifestyle, and ensuring the homeowners never get bored! They didnt want the apartments design to become dull or boring, so as part of the renovation, the team combined a new staircase with a slide that descends from the top storey, through the kitchen and into the living room below....
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