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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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FATHERS DAY | GIFT IDEAS

With Fatherīs Day around the corner, we rounded up some great gift ideas for the "old man". We have picked a variety of stuff, from gifts for the drink connoisseur, for the DIY master, for the grill fanatic, and for the gadget lover. Stay tuned for more gift ideas. Product details after the jump....
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WIRRA WILLA PAVILION

The stunning Wirra Willa Pavilion designed by Matthew Woodward Architecture is the perfect weekend retreat. Located in Somersby, NSW, Australia, on an 80-acre property, the tiny house is only 72 square meters (775 sq.ft) in size, and weightlessly cantilevers over the adjacent natural lily pond, creating a scene straight from a Monet painting, and giving guests the sensation of walking on water. Although small, there is still room for sleeping, a bathroom, kitchen an...
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Residence VDB

This impressive villa is the ultimate bachelor pad. Located near the Belgian city of Gent, this mind-blowing property lays on the quiet banks of the river Leie, a place well known for its leisure boating. The sculptural concrete bachelor pad was designed by Belgian studio Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects, it brings back a luxurious and leisure Mid-Century style. The long floating horizontal concrete framework features a master bedroom with a private terrace on the...
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