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Torquay Concrete House

A beautiful concrete house on the Victorian surf coast in Torquay, Australia. Idealised by Auhaus Architecture, the 4 bedroom family house has been designed as a walled sanctuary, opening up onto itself and allowing stunning views onto wetlands and a golf course. The material palette is rich and textured, and the combination of concrete and warm wood works wonders. The use of brass details along with marble and wood, add warmth to the natural concrete mass, while also providing exquisite patterning. Floor-to-ceiling glass windows stretch over two storeys, allowing natural light to stream through, and the main living area opens up to a lush courtyard, while two downstairs bedrooms and a study take in a climbing garden on the south side. Upstairs a master bedroom overlooks the courtyard as well as opening up onto its own private roof-top garden. Check out the photos below



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HANDTRUX SHOVEL | Image

HANDTRUX SHOVEL

Great kidīs gift idea...or, for yourself, if you want to impress your kids. This has to be the most useful accessory, almost essential if you want to get started in building a sand castle worthy of the name. Like Iron Man gloves, you place these small shovels on your hands and dig away. Also great for when you canīt get your car out of the snow....
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LOKI PORTABLE CAMPING STOVE

Famous German manufacturer Petromax have introduced a portable camping stove that will keep you warm while it cooks your supper! The Loki Camping Stove and Tent Oven is designed for carrying around, it can be folded up slim and carried in a transport bag. The well thought out design features a pin system to ensure steadiness and hold the legs in place once unfolded, plus a five-part stove pipe that is packed inside the oven. When mounted, simply fill with wood, ligh...
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GOGO ELITE TENT | BY NEMO

The Gogo Elite Tent by Nemo is the ultimate solution for adventurers that want to pack light, perfect for bicycle or motorcycle touring, sea kayaking, or other adventures. The Gogo Elite 1-Person Ultrlight Bivy Tent  weighs only 1.4 lbs and features an inflatable structure allowing the tent to be setup in 15 seconds. When packed, the incredibly small tent fits into a standard 1L water bottle! Also check out the 1-person Blue Ridge Camping Hammock...
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