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Montecinto Residence | By Barton Myers Associates

The Montecito Residence by Barton Myers Associates Located in the hills above Montecito, California is an architectural masterpiece. The Architects designed the home to feature sliding glass walls and windows, allowing the local breezes to cool the home on warmer summer days. The house takes full advantage of the indoor-outdoor living made possible by California Coastís mild climate. Designed specifically without air-conditioning, it is cooled exclusively by cross-ventilation.



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HOT TUB HAMMOCK

Remember the awesome Nomad Collapsible Hot Tub, a portable tub that packs into a dry duffle bag and allows for up to five people to soak in hot water? Now these guys are taking the outdoor Hot Tub Bathtub concept up a notch with the HydroHammock, a hammock and hot tub in one! Made from watertight, extremely resilient synthetic fabric, the innovative product can hold 50 gallons of water and is available in single and double occupant versions. You can use it to cool o...
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SUMMER RETREAT | BY AVANTO ARCHITECTS | Image

SUMMER RETREAT | BY AVANTO ARCHITECTS

Looking for a place to escape hectic city life and reconnect with nature? So was Finnish designer Linda Bergroth, so she commissioned Avanto Architects this magical getaway, a unique combination of garden shed and greenhouse, with lighting, wood floors and solar panels to create her own private retreat located on a remote island in eastern Finland. Automatic glass openers were installed to control the temperature inside, and salvaged bricks were used to create the s...
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NEMO STARGAZE RECLINER CHAIR | Image

NEMO STARGAZE RECLINER CHAIR

The Stargaze Recliner Chair by NEMO is just the thing to get if you like to sit down, kick back, and hang looking at whateverís going on above you. Itís something between a classic hammock and a canvas chair, itís built tough, and will hold up to 300 lbs. It is made from water resistant stretch nylon fabric and aviation grade metal used for the poles that sustain it, keeping it steady even on rocky or sandy surfaces. Itís also reasonably light, around 6 pounds which...
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