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Al House | By Studio Arthur Casas

This spectacular residence was designed by Brazilian Architectural studio Arthur Casas. Located in Rio de Janeiro, the 5,200-square-foot dream house is set around lush vegetation and over the iconic landscape clinging to a slope of the Pedra da Gavea dome. The house features floor-to-ceiling sliding glass panels that open onto an amazing infinity pool with breathtaking views of the dramatic scenery.  More photos below



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MIRROR POINT COTTAGE | Image

MIRROR POINT COTTAGE

Architectural firm MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple have created an amazing cottage that is inspired by schooners, sheds and farmhouses. Comissioned as a holiday retreat, the Mirror Point Cottage is located in southwestern Nova Scotia, in a dense hardwood forest, comprised of cedar, pine, and oak, in front of a beautiful lake. The hovering building forms a cantilevered structure that frames the lake beautifully as you approach the shoreline. Beneath the structure, is a full-...
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THE SHACK WEEKEND RETREAT | Image

THE SHACK WEEKEND RETREAT

If you live in a hectic city, at weekends you might feel like escaping to a place completely disconnected from technology, this might inspire you. The Shack is a weekend retreat designed by Broadhurst Architects for a family from the suburbs of Washington D.C., it is located on the southern slope of South Fork Mountain, near Upper Tract, West Virginia. The little rural structure is a cross between tent camping, and weekend cottage, it has no electricity ...
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HOUSE IN THE PYRENEES | BY CADAVAL & SOLA-MORALES ARCHITECTS | Image

HOUSE IN THE PYRENEES | BY CADAVAL & SOLA-MORALES ARCHITECTS

This spetacular vacation house was designed by Cadaval & Sola-Morales, the project seeks to recuperate the construction values of an old existing vernacular house which was made out of dry stone. Nestled into the mountainside on a former farm the building has windows along one side overlooking the valley and a tall window in the gabled end affording breathtaking views up the mountain....
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