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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 "kotountoā€¯ 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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PIGGYBACK RIDER

The Piggyback Rider is an enjoyable, effortless way to carry a child (2.5+ years / up to 60lbs) on your back, replacing bulky backpack carriers and strollers, you can enjoy long walks without worrying about your toddler getting tired. The Piggyback Rider is referred to as the next step after your child outgrows a traditional child carrier backpack, the unique kid carrier features a non-skid foot bar for a child to stand on, a safety harness and handles for a kid to ...
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PORTABLE HOME FIRE ESCAPE LADDER | Image

PORTABLE HOME FIRE ESCAPE LADDER

Awareness of risks and potential dangers in and around a home is very important, and preparing and practicing a home fire escape plan is essential and greatly increases the chances of surviving. Be prepared for an emergency with the compact and portable Fire Escape Ladder by Fire Alert, it easily deploys from standard residential windows and is exceptionally strong and durable. Two versions are available: - Three Story 24-Foot Escape Ladder  - Two-Story...
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INDUSTRIAL WORK DESK

Another great online store we came across on Etsy, Urban Wood Goods is owned by Erin Norton True, she makes "Industrial Modern Reclaimed Wood Furniture", she discovers items at estate sales,flea markets, and old barns. She then makes furniture pieces with historical "old growth" salvaged wood. Our pick is this simple desk with mid century hairpin legs, locker basket drawer and slide out keyboard tray. Everything is made to order, and you can arrange with Erin custom...
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