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Tuesday
Jun172014

The Boatsheds

It sits like three boatsheds close to the beach. Walls and windows lift and open, close and slide allowing the outside in and its occupants to reconfigure the space to suit. Simple black exteriors belie the skilfully layered timber interiors. Takapuna Beach, Auckland house by Strachan Group Architects.

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Thursday
Jun122014

Imagine

I love checking out the portfolios of architects - they typically have totally minimal furnishings so it is easy to imagine what you can do with the decor. The portfolio of German architects VON M is filled with blank canvases that are simply perfect modern spaces that are screaming for some personality. 

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Thursday
Jun122014

Darlinghurst House

Note to self. Win the lottery. Buy this house. Even if they don't want to sell. Fabulous inner city Sydney terrace house living by TFAD.

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Wednesday
Jun112014

The Urban Tree House

Living up amongst the branches. Eating breakfast with the birds. Sleeping in your own tree house. Pander to your adventurous inner child next time you need somewhere to stay in Berlin. That's right. You can rent out your own Baumhaus by baumraum. The Urban Tree House designed by Andreas Wenning.

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Monday
Jun092014

Haptic Architects

London and Oslo based Haptic Architects have reached into the unused loft above this top floor Olso apartment to create a light filled home. Vertical lines heighten the space while positive and negative space define the areas in otherwise open plan living. File away the staircase in your inspiration folders. Yes I know not to code in many countries but a work of art, a domestic sculpture. Inspiration doesn't always have to be practical. A dream, a fleeting thought. A joy. Like the fireplace in the kitchen. The true hearth in the home.

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