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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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YETI Hopper Flip 12 Cooler

The Hopper Flip 12 is a new cooler by YETI, it offers bombproof construction to endure years of hard use and abuse. Crafted with one inch thick ColdCell insulation and protected by a DryHide thermoplastic urethane shell, the rugged cooler can withstand serious abuse in the field, even with everyday use. Other notable features include a watertight, airtight Hydrolok zipper to protect liquids from leaving and the elements from entering, a removable shoulder strap, and...
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Resting ever so quietly and poetically on a bush block in the idyllic coastal suburb of Pearl Beach (North of Sydney in Australia), is a classic 1960s beach house thatís about as perfect as any youíll find. The Mid-Century style retreat was designed in 1963 by architect Brian Mazlin and carefully restored by TFAD design in 2010, it is beautifully understated with clean lines and a unique blend of furniture and accessories. The material choices and colors are simple,...
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Inferno Cocoon Hammock aims to give you the option of stretching out in your hammock even when youíre down to seriously cold temperatures. The guys at Sierra Madre used a special and effective nylon lining that acts as a thermal shield and enhances inside warmth. It consists of a TopQuilt and UnderQuilt that allow for heat to flow evenly while keeping the down insulation in place. It is also covered with a RDS 800 water repellant so rain and snow canít get to you ei...
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