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Hillside Sanctuary

Inspired by a treasured stone and wood home lost to fire decades earlier in the hills of Appalachia, this stunning stone dwelling and guest house are set on a gorgeous landscape in the San Juan Islands, Washington. Designed by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, the new house pays homage to its natural setting, and features simple stone volumes that seem to expand upwards from the rocky terrain. A stone wall and plinth form the rear of the houses, while a wood pavilion rests atop of a low stone base. The use of natural stone and solid wood continues throughout the interior of both houses. Beyond the expansive glazing is an exterior deck that provides a beautiful outdoor living space, taking full advantage of the sweeping views of Puget Sound.



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SMARTPHONE CONTROLLED PAPER AIRPLANE | Image

SMARTPHONE CONTROLLED PAPER AIRPLANE

PowerUp 3.0 turns your self-made paper airplane into a smartphone-controlled flying machine! The process is very simple, create your paper airplane, attach the PowerUp 3.0 smart module, and connect it via Bluetooth to the app on your smartphone (Android & iOS). You can then push throttle to full and launch the paper airplane high up into the sky, where you can control it up to a 180 feet/ 55 meter range, for 10 minutes! You can tilt your smartphone or tablet rig...
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COODO MODULAR LIVING UNITS

Coodo are modular living units designed to provide housing on the surrounding of your choice, ground or water. German built, each prefab unit is customizable but generally comes with a comfortable bedroom, an open kitchen, a dining area and a complete bathroom. They’re also modular so you can assemble more units onto each other, should you need more housing area. The way you choose to assemble them is also up to you, make it larger assembling other Coodos horizontal...
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OCEAN EYE HOUSE

Our latest house crush was designed by San Jose-based architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe. The spectacular Ocean Eye House is located in beautiful Costa Rica, and is a surfers dream home as it sits right on the western edge of the Nicoya peninsula, facing towards the Pacific Ocean. The dreamy escape is nestled between the jungle and the beach and is completely open to the outside, opening up stunning ocean views for the bedrooms and living spaces. Folding screens used to...
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