Orchard House in Sonoma County, CA, USAFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Stefan, on April 23, 2010

Orchard House in Sonoma County, CA, USA

Orchard House as the name suggests is a site-specific project where Anderson Anderson architects have used cast concrete construction, rationally pre-fabricated through the use of a limited set of repeated, modular formwork, and standardized SIPS sandwich panel and pre-fabricated truss framing components. This technique helped the architects to keep the construction costs low while the...

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Semi-detached house from Chenchow Little in SydneyFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Stefan, on April 23, 2010

Semi-detached house from Chenchow Little in Sydney

Following architecture closely can get very interesting and especially when there are unheard forms of construction that continuously keep baffling you. A good example is this semi-detached house finished by Chenchow Little in Sydney, Australia. This housing project involved substantial alterations and additions to an ‘Arts and Crafts’ semi-detached house. The very starting point for...

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Clover House made Katsuhiro Miyamoto & Associates Dig DeepFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Stefan, on April 23, 2010

Clover House made Katsuhiro Miyamoto & Associates Dig Deep

Clover houses usually follow a pattern where under-ground or excavated dwelling is an important part to give the house its eventual form. This one on view located in Japan made the Katsuhiro Miyamoto & Associates dig deep to excavate a housing land development ground and the existing retaining wall. This helped them to create double height...

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Strick House by Legendary Brazilian Modernist Oscar NiemeyerFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Stefan, on April 20, 2010

Strick House by Legendary Brazilian Modernist Oscar Niemeyer

Oscar Niemeyer is a name famous for designing the architect of the capital city Brasília. Hailing from Brazil, his only major work in the US was the Strick House which he designed for film director Joseph Strick and his wife in 1963. Not many recognize this Santa Monica house as his genius because Oscar was...

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Elysium 169 House in Noosa, Queensland, AustraliaFull story

Posted in Architecture | by Stefan, on April 20, 2010

Elysium 169 House in Noosa, Queensland, Australia

BVN Architecture has finished a generous and open house in Noosa, Queensland, Australia and this house duly celebrates its wonderful location on the edge of an environmental park that overlooks Lake Weyba. It is dubbed the Elysium 169 House and the name is so unique because it is a part of the 189 house Elysium...

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Magis Voido Rocking Chair Deserves a Space in your Living RoomFull story

Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Stefan, on April 20, 2010

Magis Voido Rocking Chair Deserves a Space in your Living Room

If there is ever a living room that can be dubbed comfortable, this magis voido rocking chair deserves a space in that area. Nothing is more comfortable than to sway on a rocking chair after a hectic days work. With magis voido rocking chair you are guaranteed of comfort like never before. It is a...

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Calligaris Baroque Sofa by Stefano CavazzanaFull story

Posted in Sofa and Chair | by Stefan, on April 20, 2010

Calligaris Baroque Sofa by Stefano Cavazzana

If you are looking for a luxurious sofa finished in fabric or leather and with polish chrome feet, you needn’t look beyond the Calligaris Relax. This sofa has been designed by Stefano Cavazzana and it is also dubbed the Calligaris Baroque Sofa. The seating arrangement is ideal for 3-people be it in your living room...

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