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Monday
May182015

Stones

So much more than a pile of stones. The transformation of a ramshackle series of buildings into a minimalist, contemporary home is a thing of beauty while showing respect for place, materials and history. Rustic yet ultra modern the stone house in Scaiano, Switzerland by Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects.

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Monday
Mar302015

Stalking in the hinterland

The best of both worlds. A bushland setting back from the ocean. A tree change with easy access to a sea change. The location is Flinders, a town south of Melbourne on the Mornington Peninsula. I'm still stalking but instead of rolling waves it's rolling hills. The house is by b.e. architecture and now leaves me with a conundrum. Which property will I buy from the proceeds of the bank heist I will have to pull to be able to afford either of them? Link here while it lasts.

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Tuesday
Feb032015

Bassiviere

Is it only Tuesday? Not Friday? Still most of the working week in front of me? Urgh! Time for a virtual escape to the French countryside. To Bassiviere in the Lot-et-Garonne region, a tra­di­tional farm­house and 17th cen­tury out­build­ings reimagined as con­tem­po­rary barn chic holiday apartments. Want to runaway with me?

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Tuesday
Jan202015

Be my guest

Navy Road Guest House in Montauk, NY by Robert Young Architecture & Interiors. I bet if you owned this guest house your friends would never leave. Is that a bad thing?

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Wednesday
Nov122014

Manzara Ayvalik

Perfectly imperfect. Manzara Ayvalik by Istanbul architects Gabi Kern-Altındiş and Erdoğan Altındiş. Modern minimalism within a once crumbling historic shell in a village on the Aegean Sea. See. What did I say? Perfectly imperfect. Available to let as a holiday home it's my Wednesday daydream. I'm packing my swimsuit in my mind. More via Manzara Istanbul and Urlaubs Architektur.

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