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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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ESCAPE VISTA

"Escape Homes" first made a name for themselves in the tiny house community with the Traveler, a towable small and comfy house developed for those who are looking for an alternative to the conventional way of life. Now the company have presented their latest model, the Escape Vista, with off-grid technology, very generous glazing (make the small space feel less cramped), and a space-saving layout. Vista is a fully outfitted home-on-the-go that can be moved just abou...
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VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE LAMP

A few days ago, we featured a stunning custom motorbike (Yamaha XS650 custom) by the talented John Ryland. He recently contacted us showing some of the creative work he does besides awesome bikes. He and his wife are making lamps out of recycled vintage bike parts, all lamps are custom made from retired components from up to three different vintage motorcycles. Theres no telling what adventures your lamp had in its previous life....
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RESERVED BEACH TOWEL

Now itīs safe to leave your sunbed! Now you can leave your towel on the beach or pool bed, itīs perfect for the morning rush, with the word Reserved printed in big bold black letters no one will take your place. You can relax and have a long breakfast knowing that your spot is safe....
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