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Shaw House Vancouver | By Patkau Architects

Amazing home in Vancouver, featuring above ground pool, designed by local firm Patkau Architects. The Shaw House won several design awards in the years immediately after construction was completed, including the prestigious National Honor Award in 2005 from the American Institute of Architects. The reason it drew such attention is due to the fact that the designated site for the Shaw House unkindly dictated that this single occupant residence could not be greater than 8 meters wide.



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DomUp Treehouse

Dom´Up is a new suspension style cabin that draws inspiration from tree camping and traditional treehouse structures. The tree shelter is a suspension style dwelling above the forest floor, and leaves no impact on the trees or environment. The modern treehouse provides a peaceful getaway, and can easily be setup using just two trees, it features a galvanized steel frame, composite wood floors, retractable canvas walls, a waterproof double-roof, and a fall protection...
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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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PORTAGE BAY HOUSE

Developed by Heliotrope Architects, this stunning loft-like house was designed for a bachelor who values privacy. It sits on the waterfront in Seattle, Washington, and is fronted by an unassuming entryway marked only by a garage and wood front door. Protective shells of zinc and aluminum on the exterior echo the maritime industrial sheds littered throughout Seattle, whilst floor-to-ceiling windows let in plenty of natural light and offer a pristine view of Portage B...
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