Ala Moana, is a newly constructed project on Hamilton Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. This elegant building was planned by Australian architect Omiros One Architecture to make best use of the views and set at dissimilar levels to follow the natural land slope with negligible cutting into the site.
This five bedroom magnificence house allows infinite ocean views from atop of a sharply inclined site on Hamilton Island in the middle of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. It merges a comfortable tropical resort ambience with extravagance, superiority, solitude and stillness.
One main issue measured by the architect was how the construction could be observed and valued by the visitor from such a sloppy site. The answer was to design a twisty path which moves toward the house from below, an expedition of finding with several aspects, texture and utility recounting slowly at close range, as well as such texture as the layered design of the house and the mass of water falling down the slope and reflecting the sky from within. The pathway surrounds the building and carries the guest to the entrance point of house where the glass-edged double doors permit the first sight of the breathtaking view.
From inside you will found the construction becomes a sequence of frames for the view, the inner insightful pool sway through the site to the open view at frontage, merging with the sky and looks like it fall into the ocean beyond. The swimming pool becomes the focal point of the living space.
Another main key-point of the design course was how to lessen the visual impact of the new construction. It was attaining by dividing the volume of the building into smaller articulated potion, it divided into four major volumes of dissimilar heights, each coroneted with curved, wing-like zinc roofs. Their volume-ness further lessened by opening through tall glassy folding doors. It was designed so to get maximum light.
The Danish designer Per Weiss came up with the Leash Sofa which is part of Innovation’s 2010 “One Room Living” collection that they will exhibit at the upcoming 2010 IMM Cologne furnishing show in Germany. One of the most important furniture pieces in the living room is the sofa. The Leash Sofa will fit any modern room, for those who are locking for a sofa.
It has a very minimal base, just enough to keep those puffy cushions in place. That’s because the accent is on comfort. Just by looking at it you can say it’s extremely comfortable and soft. And after you sit on it, those suspicions are confirmed. The sofa comes in several color tones, like light brown, white and dark grey. It’s a beautiful piece of furniture, comfy and with a modern touch.
It’s a simple piece that is indispensable for any living room. It’s the focal center in that room, the first thing that everyone is looking for when entering in there. So since it’s such an important piece, it’s only natural that you pay a little more attention when choosing it. You’ll want it to be first of all comfortable, but equally good-looking and interesting. In this case, I think the Leash Sofa might be just right for you.
P1 and P2 collection was designed by Australian designer Christel Hadiwibawa during his Graduate studies at the Canberra School of Art. The chairs are inspired by buildings across Asia that use bamboo scaffolding for its properties of strength, flexibility and durability. Both bamboo and concrete are durable materials suited to both the domestic and protected outdoor environment.
They are definitely two very interesting pieces. By interesting what I really mean is odd. They look very artistic, and they really are, but that’s not enough when it comes to basic furniture pieces that you see in every home. But let’s be open-minded and give this design a chance.
When you take a closer look at it you see that it has a very solid base. The bamboo is a very strong material, so it’s not that surprising that the designer was able to include it in his project. And because it’s also very flexible it makes a perfect candidate for this purpose. The chairs offer you a unique experience. They look very architectural, probably because, as mentioned before, they were inspired by buildings across Asia. If you’re looking for something unique, not necessarily traditional, that really makes an impression on anyone who sees it, then these two chairs could be the ones.
The effect of building and using a house made completely of tree is truly astonishing. By simply using the shape of tree in its natural way rather than cutting and shaping them into lumber wood, the architecture you obtain will be organic and gives you a feeling like you actually live in a tree which is breathing and which is still growing its structure. Though this type is relatively difficult to construct, with the trunk and the branches to be fit suitably with the rest, but it sure is the best to live in.
Aside from the breath-taking eco-aesthetic of his whole-tree houses and homes, Apart from Roald Gunderson’s breath taking eco aesthetic style of his custom built whole tree homes and houses, he also says that it has a number of advantages and benefits which help towards protecting the environment as well as a the owner’s money. According to his observation, this architectural style saves time, energy as well as money since in this style we will be skipping the normal yet unnecessary steps of remaking the raw wood available in nature into the standard structures and sizes.
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Looking for a special chair , then you can look at the Kiss Lounge Chair by Velichko Velikov. As the name suggests, the Kiss Lounge Chair has the seat and backrest that mimics the form of a lips with an intention to kiss someone. Made of fiberglass and upholstered to provide a full relaxation and design .Also the color combination between red and black is really sexy and complete any modern living room nowadays.
I find this chair very funny. Just think about it: this chair looks like a pair of lips, and you’ll be sitting on them. It’s another way to look at the expression” to kiss someone’s butt”. But as funny as it may be, you have to admit that this chair is a very successful design. It has a beautiful structure and the soft curves lines give it a little more sensuality than a normal chair has. Also the colors are very beautiful, and the combinations are really nice. Overall it’s a beautiful piece of furniture, modern and chic. And let’s not forget about the shape.
It’s a very successful combination of elements. There’s the nice thin base, that’s also very strong and durable but elegant in the same time, and the cushions that are very soft and comfortable and the colors, really beautiful colors, combined in a very artistic way. Last but not least, the modernity and elegance of this piece is complemented but the shape, unusual and interesting and let’s not forget the fun part.
A bookshelf of your choice helps you organize your collections in your manner or pattern. You can arrange them alphabetically or you can put books of one author in one rack or shelf or in any other way. For example, the Book Pills by Je Sung Park looks so modern and are made of flexible inner materials and a little bit more flexible material, plus the outer shell of plastic. The best part of this project is that you can move them all around the outsides or put them right in the middle.
It’s a fun collection that challenges you to use your imagination and creativity. These individual pieces, shapes like a pill or just like an oval, can be placed anywhere you want in the house. They can be stacked or hanged on the walls, used as an individual piece or as a collection, the choice is entirely yours.
They are colorful, but in soft color tones. They definitely don’t look like the usual bookshelves but they are as useful as those ones. Maybe even more useful and functional since they can be easily moved around the house and placed in different shapes and combinations. This way you can create your own structure that fits your personality and that achieves your purposes.
The PinBall House is located in Silkeborgsøerne, Denmark and is owned by the Andersen family. Designed by CEBRA, the house is as interesting as its name suggests. The eye-catching structure occupies an area of 506 square meters and is designed in such a way that the residents can admire views of the lake from almost every room.
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