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Summer Retreat | By Avanto Architects

Looking for a place to escape hectic city life and reconnect with nature? So was Finnish designer Linda Bergroth, so she commissioned Avanto Architects this magical getaway, a unique combination of garden shed and greenhouse, with lighting, wood floors and solar panels to create her own private retreat located on a remote island in eastern Finland. Automatic glass openers were installed to control the temperature inside, and salvaged bricks were used to create the simple stairs. It also features a storage shed at the back made of Finnish pine. An idyllic place to retreat and recharge, with all that you need, a bed, books, a record player, speaker, potted plants, and inspiring surroundings.



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SYROS SUMMER HOUSE

This stunning Mediterranean house is located on the Greek island of Syros. Designed by Block722 (an architecture and interior design studio based in Athens, Greece) this summer house was adapted to the steep, dramatic topography and is positioned to maximize the view of the breathtaking Plagia bay. The house and four separate guesthouses that offer the perfect retreat space for the owners and their friends, with open outdoor areas, open plan rooms, large...
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OSTRICH PILLOW

The Ostrich Pillow started of as a prototype and first went viral on the web at the beginning of this year. Now, with the help of kickstarter it might become a reality. Power napping increases productivity by 34%, and with this in mind the Ostrich Pillow was born - the perfect companion to nap, disconnect and dream. Your little private space within a public one, to relax and unwind. Crazy concept, but we love it. Watch the video Update: The Ostrich Pi...
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MELT HOUSE

SAI Architecture Design Office have recently completed this family home in Osaka, Japan, that has perfectly incorporated both indoors and outdoors. This minimalist house interacts with the surrounding environment, and includes an abundance of greenery. At the center of the building is a courtyard that divides the north and south volumes of the home, it features a large tree and floor to ceiling windows, giving the family the opportunity to sit inside, but still have...
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