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Rio House

This impressive residence, designed by the Olson Kundig architecture studio, stands out for the solutions found by the architects to make the most of the 140 square meters of built area. Located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the compact house is located adjacent to the Tijuca national park overlooking the city, the sea, and the famous Christ The Redeemer statue. The home is integrated in harmony with the wildness of its tropical jungle setting, and hovers above the land supported structurally by two concrete piers. The upper level contains a bedroom, and living accommodation including a kitchen, dining area, and lounge. Below, a screened porch, fireplace and outdoor kitchenette allow the owners to engage the landscape.



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VAPUR ECLIPSE | COLLAPSIBLE WATER BOTTLE | Image

VAPUR ECLIPSE | COLLAPSIBLE WATER BOTTLE

The Vapur Eclipse Collapsible Water Bottle, is perfect for hikers and campers that want to travel light. When exploring the outdoors, a water bottle or water canteen can occupy valuable space, the unique Vapur Eclipse can be folded, rolled up or simply flattened when not in use. The bottle is freezable and dishwasher safe, and comes with a handy carabiner for attaching to your backpack....
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GRILLIPUT | PORTABLE CAMPING GRILL | Image

GRILLIPUT | PORTABLE CAMPING GRILL

Grilliput is a lightweight, portable grill that can be easily broken down to stow compactly. Made from durable stainless steel, the grill is perfect for outdoor minimalists that want to pack light, all the components fit snugly inside a screw top tube you can easily carry in your pocket or backpack. If you have extra space, you can also take along the Grilliput Firebowl, a compact firebowl that folds up into a small space and can also be used to store your charcoal ...
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MIRROR POINT COTTAGE

Architectural firm MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple have created an amazing cottage that is inspired by schooners, sheds and farmhouses. Comissioned as a holiday retreat, the Mirror Point Cottage is located in southwestern Nova Scotia, in a dense hardwood forest, comprised of cedar, pine, and oak, in front of a beautiful lake. The hovering building forms a cantilevered structure that frames the lake beautifully as you approach the shoreline. Beneath the structure, is a full-...
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