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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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FLOATING HOUSE | BY MOS ARCHITECTS | Image

FLOATING HOUSE | BY MOS ARCHITECTS

Less is more, MOS Office translated into architecture all the simplicity of a landscape with trees, rocks and a huge frozen lake. Built on the icy waters of Lake Huron, in Pointe au Baril city in Ontario, Canada, is the Floating House, it demands more pictures than words. Made entirely of wood - as a continuation of the deck that connects to the nearby cliff - the residence floats on a steel frame sized to guarantee stability in the different water levels....
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GATHER MODULAR ORGANIZER

If you´re one of those who are borderline OCD and have to get everything really well organized, this is for you. Gather is a modular organizer for your desk and assists you in decluttering. It comprises of a wood base that you can customize with several white thermoplastic pieces to keep your stuff in place and well organized; choose a headset rest, a cup holder, a post it square or a simple tray, then just set everything along the wood base. The wood base...
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STAR WARS DRONES

It was just a matter of time, really. With drones invading the skies all around us, it was inevitable that we would eventually be seeing some Star Wars Drones, RC toy maker Propel is launching a quartet of official drones modeled on some familiar modes of transportation from a galaxy far, far away. A speeder bike, and an X-Wing, and the Millennium Falcon, and a Tie fighter. And yes, they really do fly. The drones can reach speeds up to 40mph and can do 360-degree ae...
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