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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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LAKE HOUSE RETREAT

A space to receive friends and enjoy good music, this was the request of the owner, who is a DJ. Located in Brasil, the 96-square meter property is a true refuge in the middle of the mountains. The structure resembles that of a cabin, with a beautiful lake in the surroundings. The house, designed by Cadi Arquitetura, has a large living area, which includes a living room, kitchen and dining areas. All well integrated and perfect to meet the demand of the resident, wh...
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SOY SAUCE CRUET

Love soy sauce but hate the spills? If that´s the case The Soy Sauce Cruet is Keita Suzuki´s answer to your prayers. The Japanese designer, working for the design company "The” also original from the "land of the rising sun”, came up with the idea of placing the spout on the cap, instead of the bottle, thus causing a no spilling effect, when you tilt it to serve it the soy sauce pours through a thin gap between bottle and cap. Both parts are made from "crystal glass...
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PROTOHAUS

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