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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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BANKSY FLOWER THROWER FIGURINE

Arguably the most controversial street artist in the world, Banksy has developed an entire art subculture devoted to his works. His satirical art and subversive epigrams combine dark humor with graffiti executed in a distinctive stenciling technique. Inspired by the Rage, the Flower Thrower stencil was done in 2003 in Jerusalem, and is probably the artists´ most renown art piece. Produced by Medicom Toy, this collectible figurine in Polystone stands 14" tall and com...
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LP House Formentera

Formentera is a small beautiful island in the Balearics, famous for its sea, its beaches of fine white sand and for having been the destination in the 1960s for many hippies who found unspoiled nature and an easy way of life. It is there that we find this magnificent retreat designed by Pierluigi Molteni. The LP House is located in a position of great charm, on a rocky ridge overlooking the sea. It consists of a series of patios that give privacy and shelter from th...
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SLIDE APARTMENT

Developed by Ki Design Studio, this cool apartment features a slide from the second floor to the living room, designed to maintain a fun lifestyle, and ensuring the homeowners never get bored! They didnt want the apartments design to become dull or boring, so as part of the renovation, the team combined a new staircase with a slide that descends from the top storey, through the kitchen and into the living room below....
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