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Back Country House

Designed by David Maurice of LTD Architectural, the award-winning "Back Country House” is a stunning retreat located in the settlement of Puhoi, just north of Auckland, New Zealand. The two-storey residence plays on the uniquely New Zealand typology of the back-country hut, with a simple structure that comprises a timber frame, shed roof, terrace, and a metal-sided annex. The house comprises a single volume for living, cooking and eating, with shared open spaces, enhancing connection with each other, and to the surrounding environment. The highlight of the house however is outside on the deck, where an outdoor table peels away to reveal two parallel bathtubs fixed into the deck in front of the outdoor fireplace. Perfect.



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GIFT GUIDE 2015 | OUTDOORSMAN | Image

GIFT GUIDE 2015 | OUTDOORSMAN

Today´s gift roundup is focused on the adventurer in your life, we bring you a list of products that are truly useful in the great outdoors. Solutions to keep you warm on a chilly night, solutions for light packing when heading out into the wilderness, solutions for charging your precious gadgets, solutions for cooking a complete meal, plus plenty more outdoor gear. ...
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WEEKEND RETREAT | TOKYO | Image

WEEKEND RETREAT | TOKYO

This original weekend retreat is located in the woods just outside of Tokyo in Japan. The dreamy retreat was designed by Shin Ohori of General Design Co, It features two main cabins that include a kitchen, bathroom and living area. Two yellow dome tents are used as year-round bedrooms. source...
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THE SILVER ARROWS PROJECT

The Silver Arrows Project is a remarkable limited series of vintage racing prints that recreate the legendary silver cars of Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union. Using a combination of original photography with the most advanced 3D graphics, the end result is pretty amazing, with impressive details that could never have been captured with the photographic technology of the time. The beautiful series recreates the story of the Silver Arrows using memorable moments from 12 d...
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