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The Freshwater House | By Chenchow Little Architects

Designed by Chenchow Little, the Freshwater House is a surfer/beach lover’s dream, right next to the beach. The Freshwater House developed the idea of the operable façade to mediate between the requirements for privacy and shading on a relatively public site adjacent to the…  beach. The resulting building is made up of three distinct parts; a podium base, a garden/ living space, and a bedroom volume clad with operable screens; each designed with unique spatial and material qualities.



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ORRO SWITCH

Orro Switch is a recent option in the sizzling market of smart switches, however, Orro has a few features that set it apart from its competitors that may turn it more appealing. For one it doesn’t need a wi-fi or cloud connection to be smart, it has a learning ability that adapts to your needs and manages the light you’re using or need throughout the day, bringing it up or dimming it to best fit your needs. Orro has sensors that detect your presence and adapts to yo...
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STUNNING RENTAL VILLA IN SOUTH AFRICA | Image

STUNNING RENTAL VILLA IN SOUTH AFRICA

Designed by Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA), this villa named "First Crescent" is a stunning minimalist home commanding a 270 degree view of Lions Head, Campus Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. The living spaces are highly transparent to take full advantage of the views. This breathtaking villa can be rented for $1,500 to $5,000 per day, depending on the season....
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SH HOUSE | BY BAKSVANWENGERDEN ARCHITECTS | Image

SH HOUSE | BY BAKSVANWENGERDEN ARCHITECTS

Amsterdam-based BaksvanWengerden Architecten were commissioned to renovate and enlarge a single-family house in the Netherlands. The SH House dates back to 1932, the owners wanted to renovate the original interior that was very dark and enclosed. The architects removed the internal partitions and created an open floor plan which extends towards the garden. Beautiful fusion of classic with contemporary. ...
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