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Original Courtyard House | By Studio Junction

Toronto based Architects Peter Tan and Christine Ho Ping Kong of  "Studio Junction", converted this contractor warehouse the ambition was to create a modern, affordable home and studio for a family of four - one which could successfully adapt to a mid-block or laneway situation, there is no typical front or back. The design of the house is generated by an emphasis on the views and activities of the interior courtyards, all the windows look inwards.



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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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ARCHIPOD GARDEN OFFICE | Image

ARCHIPOD GARDEN OFFICE

Would you like to commute to your office every day by just walking to the end of your garden? The way people work is changing - the cost and inconvenience of commuting to work everyday is increasing, as advances in computer and networking technology are making the viability of working from home a realistic alternative to travelling to an office everyday. The ‘Pod’ is primarily suited to use as a garden office, but could easily be adapted to anything you choose....
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ZENBIVY MODULAR SLEEPING BAG | Image

ZENBIVY MODULAR SLEEPING BAG

Meet the Zenbivy Bed, dubbed the most comfortable backcountry sleeping bag. The innovative outdoor sleep system is designed to let you sleep like your bed at home, combining lightweight and warmth with the freedom to move naturally. Instead of the traditional single component, you get two: the base layer, which actually comes with a mummy-style hood that attaches to your mattress, and an oversize quilt with footbed that zips over top. The result is a sleeping bag th...
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