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Garden House | Tokyo

This breathtaking work of architecture was named the House and Garden building, it is in Tokyo and was designed by visionary Japanese architect Ryue Nishizawa. The building is an unusual sight in Tokyo and believe it or not, it is a private residence! The house has no facade and no interior walls, instead, there are floor-to-ceiling windows, curtains and an array of plants that define boundaries between spaces. The four-story house is only 26ft x 13ft and is wedged between two taller buildings. The unique home also features a spiral steel staircase running up the whole building and connecting each level. The Architect says: "You really get the fell of living in a hanging garden". source



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CHICKEN POINT CABIN | BY OLSON KUNDING ARCHITECTS | Image

CHICKEN POINT CABIN | BY OLSON KUNDING ARCHITECTS

Olson Kunding Architects are the minds behind the idea for the cabin is that of a lakeside shelter in the woods—a little box with a big window that opens to the surrounding landscape. The cabin’s big window-wall (30 feet by 20 feet) opens the entire living space to the forest and lake. Using a beautifully designed system of pulleys, the massive window can be easily operated by a small child....
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NEVERWET LIQUID REPELLANT

First presented in the second half of 2011, the innovative waterproof coating NeverWet is finally available. NeverWet coating completely repels water and heavy oils, it will be sold under the name of popular American brand Rust-Oleum, which is known for its wide range of aerosol paints for different types of surfaces. NeverWet consists of two spray cans, one is a base layer (NeverWet Base Coat) the second a finishing layer (NeverWet Top Coat). For complete waterproo...
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QUARTER DOME AIR HAMMOCK

The Quarter Dome Air Hammock is an interesting option for outdoor lovers that are on the prowl for sleeping options that provide safety, comfort and portability. This one has it all, it’s small, light (just over 3lbs) and packs easily because of its one person size. This minimalist alternative to a tent features a ripstop nylon and bug repelling mesh, and permanently attached shock-corded poles to add sturdiness and form a stable platform to sleep in. Useable in 3 s...
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