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Rocksplit House

The beautiful Rocksplit House is sure worth a glance if you love great design and relate to architecture. The project was developed by the Cometa Architects team, these guys were given a land plot on a steep hill on the Greek Island of Kea to create a building for a family of four. Inspired by the landscape and century old building techniques and materials they came up with this stunning creation you see in the images below. This award winning house was put in place with the idea of blending with its surroundings, using quarried stone set against each other with micro-cement surfaces that give it this century old look that naturally sets on the surroundings. It was built using an old technique called "kotounto” that elevates the building enabling it to breathe and let water run through it throughout the raining season. The house features three different volumes and also plenty of modern tech, it has solar panels on the roof that will provide heat for the under floor installation, a water collecting system on the three rooftops that will be stored in an underground reservoir, and cross ventilation to keep it cool.



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TENTSILE STINGRAY TENT

The Tensile Stingray Tent is now available for purchase! We did a popular feature last year when this was still in concept stage. It is kind of a portable tree house, combining the comfort and versatility of a hammock with the comfort and security of a tent. The versatile Tensile provides comfortable accommodation in any environment, giving you more freedom and no restrictions on ground conditions. It also gives you a peace of mind separating you from insects, snake...
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LP House Formentera

Formentera is a small beautiful island in the Balearics, famous for its sea, its beaches of fine white sand and for having been the destination in the 1960s for many hippies who found unspoiled nature and an easy way of life. It is there that we find this magnificent retreat designed by Pierluigi Molteni. The LP House is located in a position of great charm, on a rocky ridge overlooking the sea. It consists of a series of patios that give privacy and shelter from th...
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THE CRIB | AN ENVIRESPONSIBLE SHELTER | Image

THE CRIB | AN ENVIRESPONSIBLE SHELTER

The Crib is a new concept that they’re calling "enviresponsible” — a miniature prefab that can be used as a weekend cabin, a backyard office, studio or guest house, yoga house or weekend retreat. The Crib includes a smal entry deck space acessed through an aluminumand insulated glass garage door that allows a connection between the interior of the crib and the landscape. You can choose from 2 models....
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