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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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UNIQUE PROPERTY IN CHARLESTON FOR SALE | Image

UNIQUE PROPERTY IN CHARLESTON FOR SALE

Number 2 Concord St in Charleston is a truly unique and truly inspiring property. The property is located adjacent to the Carolina yacht club and was converted to a residence through a monumental construction effort. The end result is a trophy property overlooking Charleston harbor with unparalleled views. The 2.72 acre property includes the main residence and the guest house. The property is a stunning display of luxury and craftsmanship, with absolutely no expense...
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SPROUT | A PENCIL THAT GROWS | Image

SPROUT | A PENCIL THAT GROWS

What if pencils could grow? What if instead of throwing your pencil stubs away when they´re too short to use, you could plant them, add some water and watch them grow? Meet Sprout, a pencil with a seed! The high quality pencil features a water activated capsule at its tip, when the pencil is too short to use, you can plant it and have it grow into something delicious, beautiful and fun. Sprout comes in a variety of different flavors, from flowers, to herbs and vegie...
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THE HUMPHREY CHAIR

The Humphrey Chair is another masterpiece by the Texas Rover Company, a brand founded in 2011 with the goal of creating quality goods that seamlessly blend high design, modern functionality and vintage aesthetic. Inspired by a classic 1800s camp chair used by South African explorers, the Humphrey Chair is a modern adaptation intricately designed to provide both durability and comfort. The collapsible base is made of reclaimed native Texas pecan wood, and the seat is...
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