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Torquay Concrete House

A beautiful concrete house on the Victorian surf coast in Torquay, Australia. Idealised by Auhaus Architecture, the 4 bedroom family house has been designed as a walled sanctuary, opening up onto itself and allowing stunning views onto wetlands and a golf course. The material palette is rich and textured, and the combination of concrete and warm wood works wonders. The use of brass details along with marble and wood, add warmth to the natural concrete mass, while also providing exquisite patterning. Floor-to-ceiling glass windows stretch over two storeys, allowing natural light to stream through, and the main living area opens up to a lush courtyard, while two downstairs bedrooms and a study take in a climbing garden on the south side. Upstairs a master bedroom overlooks the courtyard as well as opening up onto its own private roof-top garden. Check out the photos below



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BUFA CHAIR | BY MOWO STUDIO | Image

BUFA CHAIR | BY MOWO STUDIO

As is clearly evidenced by its complex stitching and folding, the Bufa Chair by MOWOstudio is one inspired by tailored attire. This felt and stainless steel chair is a welcome entrant into the world of modern furniture. Carefully folded felt sides threaded together with a loose-hanging rope make the Bufa the first of its kind....
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YRON Grill

The sun is out, as are the terrible T-shirt suntans, and its that special time of the year - barbecue season. The beautiful YRON Grill boasts precise German engineering and craftsmanship, it is crafted from cast iron and features eye-catching oak legs. Cast iron is the ideal material for grills as it stores the heat and conducts it optimally, it is stable and extremely durable. This superbly designed and crafted cooking accessory can also be used without the grill a...
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WEEKEND CABIN | THE HEMLOFT | Image

WEEKEND CABIN | THE HEMLOFT

The Hemloft is a self-funded secret creation by Joel Allen, a Canadian software developer-turned-carpenter. The beautiful egg-shaped house is a tree-house retreat in Whistler, Canada. It hangs on a precipitous slope, in a towering stand of Hemlocks, about a five minute walk from the nearest road. Joe also created a website for "The Hemloft" you can read his interesting story, from becoming a carpenter, to finding the perfect spot and tree, and funding...
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