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The Shack Weekend Retreat

If you live in a hectic city, at weekends you might feel like escaping to a place completely disconnected from technology, this might inspire you. The Shack is a weekend retreat designed by Broadhurst Architects for a family from the suburbs of Washington D.C., it is located on the southern slope of South Fork Mountain, near Upper Tract, West Virginia. The little rural structure is a cross between tent camping, and weekend cottage, it has no electricity (Oil lamps provide light), and features a rain collecting system that provides water for the outdoor shower. Heat is provided by a small wood stove that also heats water for the kitchen sink. The front facing façade of the building features a glass garage door that opens up to a cantilevered wood deck providing a breathtaking view of the beautiful and peaceful surroundings.

Also check out the amazing "New York cabin in the woods




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GARDEN HOUSE | TOKYO | Image

GARDEN HOUSE | TOKYO

This breathtaking work of architecture was named the House and Garden building, it is in Tokyo and was designed by visionary Japanese architect Ryue Nishizawa. The building is an unusual sight in Tokyo and believe it or not, it is a private residence! The house has no facade and no interior walls, instead, there are floor-to-ceiling windows, curtains and an array of plants that define boundaries between spaces. The four-story house is only 26ft x 13ft ...
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HUPOMONE RANCH | Image

HUPOMONE RANCH

Hupomone Ranch is an original 160-acre homestead located just a few miles outside of the small Californian town of Petaluma. Designed by architecture firm Turnbull Griffin Haesloop, the property was neglected for 30 years, but has now been transformed into a stunning living space by the owners, a young family with three children. They wanted to build a barn house that would reflect their commitment to sustainable farming, that would incorporate seamlessly into the e...
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AXOR STARCK SHOWER | BY PHILIPPE STARCK | Image

AXOR STARCK SHOWER | BY PHILIPPE STARCK

Designed by renowned designer Philippe Starck, the Axor Shower Collection by German Brand Hansgrohe is one of his most remarkable works. The luxurious stainless steel shower, has a device that mixes air with water, providing a more powerful shower. You can adjust the water flow with many spray styles, uninterrupted flow, soft rain, or whole-body jet. Its versatility allows to transform the shower into a personal spa....
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