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Leaf House

Leaf House lets you set your own cabin any place in the great outdoors! The company based in Canada, specializes in making tiny portable houses that are built on trailer ranging from 16´ to 20´ in length, and made with reclaimed materials, natural finishes, and ecologically friendly building products. Each portable home is custom made to the exact specifications of the owner, features full amenities and is insulated for severe winter climates. The Leaf tiny houses take between 4 and 6 months to build, you can expect to pay between $26,000 and $50,000. 



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AL HOUSE | BY STUDIO ARTHUR CASAS | Image

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 after the jump...
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JAFFA APARTMENT | BY PITSOU KEDEM ARCHITECTS | Image

JAFFA APARTMENT | BY PITSOU KEDEM ARCHITECTS

The stunning Jaffa Apartment features contemporary minimalism architecture imbedded in a historic residence in Old Jaffa, Tel-Aviv - Israel. Designed by Israeli-based Pitsou Kedem Architects, the 100 square meter residential flat is set above the harbor and has majestic views of the Mediterranean Sea. The restoration maintained all of the building´s original characteristics: the stone walls, the segmented ceilings and the arches including the exposure of the origina...
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AUTONOMOUS TENT COCOON

Had enough of the hectic city life? Looking for a place to reconnect with nature? Check out the Autonomous Tent Cocoon, an exciting new form of Architecture, designed to be a permanent structure, it only takes a few days to raise, requires no foundation or utilities (the tent rests on a raised deck), and can be taken down and transported without any trace on the site it occupied. Developed by legendary architect Harry Gesnar, the spectacular shelter is designed to b...
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