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Painter’s studio in Los Vilos, Chile

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Painter's studio in Los Vilos, Chile

Painter's studio in Los Vilos, Chile

Painter's studio in Los Vilos, Chile

via designboom.com | photos © Fernando Alda

An addition to ‘Casa Bahia Azul’ in Los Vilos in Chile, architect Felipe Assadi has also designed the adjacent ‘Painter’s Studio’- a submerged concrete retreat on the same coastal plot as the home. embedded into the hill and the surroundings, the long rectangular space is entered via a floating staircase, leading down to the generous open-plan area. kept minimal, the room is used for canvas arrangement, storage of equipment, the activity of painting itself, all the while, looking out the exterior landscape. a light well between the concrete ceiling and wall illuminates the left side, meanwhile a floor to ceiling glass panel opens up to a balcony framing uninterrupted views of the Chilean coast.
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Ecocapsule

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Ecocapsule

Ecocapsule

Ecocapsule

Ecocapsule

via wallpaper.com | photos ©

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you go? Whatever your answer, Nice Architects’ new ‘Ecocapsule’ could make that a reality.

The spaceship-like container is in fact a mini apartment – a radically downsized alternative to conventional housing – set up with all the luxuries you would expect from a mobile home. (Albeit a far prettier version than its contemporaries.)

Six years in development, the Ecocapsule generates its own clean energy and can be situated anywhere; from tundra to city, woodland to seashore. It started as a small housing unit for artists back in 2008 and has evolved into the self-sufficient pod we see now, fully equipped with the necessary systems for long-term independence.
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Sawmill House

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Sawmill House

Sawmill House

Sawmill House

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Perched on a hill edge in Yackandandah, australia, ‘Sawmill House’ by Melbourne-based studio- Archier explores the possibility of reusing discarded concrete that goes to waste each year. Working together with the client, the structure utilized 270 one-tonne concrete blocks to craft the perimeter walls of the horizontal, flat-roofed property. Resulting in the varying of textures across the façades, the material choice reflects the sedimentary layers of earth still seen from the site’s previous programs.
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Casa RGT

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via designboom.com | photos © Luis Gordoa

Surrounded by rivers and canals, this simple two-story dwelling in the Mexican state of Morelos has been completed by local practice GBF Taller de Arquitectura. named ‘Casa RGT’, the property contains two bedrooms — the larger of which adjoins a private terrace cantilevered above a ravine. the second bedroom includes a small loft, designed to increase the room’s capacity.
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Canyon Point Resort Amangiri

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via amanresorts.com | photos ©

Amangiri (peaceful mountain) is located on 600 acres in Canyon Point, Southern Utah, close to the border with Arizona. The resort is tucked into a protected valley with sweeping views towards the Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument. Built around a central swimming pool with spectacular views, the resort blends into its dramatic surrounds where deep canyons and towering plateaus create a raw landscape of immense power. Amangiri’s Aman Spa features a floatation therapy pavilion, water pavilion with sauna, steam room, cold plunge and step pool, fitness centre and yoga pavilion.
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Casa Gallarda

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via designboom.com | photos © José Francisco García-Sánchez

Standing out against the cloud-less blue sky, the holiday retreat ‘Casa Gallarda’ in Almeria Spain is by architect José Francisco García-Sánchez of JFGS. Simplistic in form, most noticeably featuring a deep cut in the middle as a vertical window, the property references traditional Mediterranean housing– with little windows to reduce direct heat from the sun and the stark white appearance. orientated to face the best views of its context, the home is organized with amenities suited for everyday activities enjoyed while living in the Mediterranean.
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Retrospect Vineyards House

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via dezeen.com | photos © Russell Abraham

The Retrospect Vineyards House is situated on a 20-acre (eight hectare) site in Sonoma County, a scenic wine-producing region in northern California. The vineyard has been producing pinot noir grapes and selling them to area wineries for 15 years. In 2010, new owners purchased the property and set out to build a home there so they could be more involved in the growing process.
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Planchonella House

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via thecoolist.com | photos © Sean Fennessy / Ben Hosking

This is the kind of retro modernism you might expect to find in the Hollywood Hills. Far from it. The Planchonella House by Jesse Bennett is a new contemporary home in Australia’s tropical northern reaches. It’s a wild, wavy concrete home that is perched high above the rain forest floor. It is grand in design, but intimate in spirit — crafted in a way that brings the forest experience into every space within.
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Hyundai Card Card Factory, Seoul

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via wallpaper.com

If you ever wondered what a credit card production facility looks like, a visit to the Hyundai Card Card Factory is just what the doctor ordered. Located in the company’s headquarters in Yeouido, the heart of Seoul’s financial district, this brand new project by Hyundai has just opened its doors to the public, offering unprecedented, behind-the-scenes access to its manufacturing spaces.
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