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Finca Bellavista, Costa Rica

via TheCoolist
 
なんかぶらさがっとるんとちゃうか?

Not far off the Pacific coast in the Costa Rican jungle, a community has taken to the trees to craft a new, sustainable life off the grid and away from urbanity. Finca Bellavista is a community of long-term residents and travel guests housed in a network of tree houses built right into the rain forest canopy. Perched above the forest floor, these tree houses are connected by zip lines and sky bridges, accessible by stairs and ladders from the ground level.
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El Garzón: Languid Vacation

Photo © Gemma Ingalls
 

Francis Mallmann’s Uruguayan Hotel is a Calm Culinary Paradise

Chef Francis Mallmann’s move to Uruguay’s rustic Garzón has transformed the one-time ghost town into a jetset hideaway. In 2004, the acclaimed Latin American culinary talent eschewed the glitz of his 1884 and Los Negros establishments (located in Mendoza and José Ignacio, respectively) to open El Garzón, a boutique hotel and epicurean restaurant.
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Alam Residence, Jakarta

Photo © Fernando Gomulya
 
Wallpaper*のインタラクティブ フロアプラン… 便利なもんやね。

Designed by ID-EA, headed up by Elsye Alam, this house is not only a comfortable and elegant family home but a highly functional and inventive one too. Built for the Los Angeles-based designer’s family in Jakarta, Indonesia, the Alam Residence hosts two generations and three households in a single three-storey building.
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BEACHED HOUSE

Photo © Peter Bennetts
 

It’s as though this beautiful home by BKK Architects has “washed ashore” and “embedded” itself in the terrain.

What is a holiday home? Is it an escape? A home away from home? Or does it more ephemeral, an attitude? Well, all these things and more if you ask us. While not all of us are lucky enough to have our own holiday home, it’s always so refreshing to see a well-designed getaway.
Read the rest of this article @ habitusliving.com »

 

Concrete House II by A-cero in Madrid

via Yatzer™
 
これデテールの演出とかもめちゃかっこええわ。(今パリす)

In modern day architecture a growing number of houses are constructed of concrete, despite the quantity, to some concrete seems like an impersonal construction material which portrays an element of remoteness and coldness. Concrete House II by A-Cero Architectural Studio is here to persuade those hard to convince that a modern concrete residence can be a warm, welcoming residence with everything that every resident could ever dream of wanting.
Enjoy the tour of the house @ Yatzer™ »

 

GOLLY ± BOSSY

GOLLY ± BOSSY DESIGN HOSTEL, Split, Croatia
 
 
クロアチアのスプリトは、アドリア海を臨むダルマチア最大の都市。そこに昨年オープンしたのがこの GOLLY ± BOSSY という、おしゃれな宿屋。もともとデパートだった建物を三ヶ月でホステルに改装してしまったそうだ。

GollyBossy is a boutique hostel in the centre of Split, Croatia.
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Wine’s Great Walls

Hotel Viura, Rioja, Spain
 

…how wine producers are using architecture to seduce consumers

Although the Phoenicians first bled wine from the river Ebro’s environs, Rioja’s image only recently got a makeover. Motivated by worship of wine, inspired by the edificial dynamism of crowded Napa and showcasing Spain’s purveyors of new wave gastronomy in their chic restaurants, the region’s enlightened bodegas, shimmering sharply and curvaceously in concrete, glass and steel, represent an affluent confidence.
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Butterfly House

installation by Bik Van der Pol
 

Bik Van der Pol, Museo D’Arte Contemporanae Roma

The new installation by Bik Van der Pol – a house with hundreds of butterflies inspired by Mies van der Rohe’s popular Farnsworth House – is the work chosen to inaugurate the new wing of the MACRO museum.
(4 December 2010 – 13 February 2011)
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The Sensory World of Shinya Kimura


via Yatzer™
 
木村信也氏(チャボ エンジニアリング代表)の動画とストーリが Yatzer™ に — ええこと言うてはる。

V.O.W N°4 // Enjoy a ride with Shinya Kimura

The qualities of a great craftsman begin way beyond their first interaction with the tool. In many instances, the education begins with vision. Growing up around the smell of oil and steel, Shinya Kimura has always been fascinated by motorcycles.
Enjoy the video and story @ Yatzer™ »