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Srygley Pool House,Arkansas

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Local architect Marlon Blackwell has created a pool house in the back yard of an Arkansas residence, featuring an overhanging sleeping loft that contains bunks designed “like a ship’s cabin.” The Srygley Pool House was built behind a suburban home in the southern US state. The minimal two-story structure contains bunk beds for six children, as well as a small kitchen and dining space on the ground floor.
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A House in São Paulo by Campana Brothers

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A House in São Paulo by Campana Brothers

A House in São Paulo by Campana Brothers

A House in São Paulo by Campana Brothers

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Brazilian designers Fernando and Humberto Campana have built a house in São Paulo that is covered in palm fibre to give it a hairy exterior. Located in the city’s leafy Jardim Paulista neighbourhood, the four-storey house takes its cues from Brazil’s indigenous housing, where fibres from the piassava palm are used to create a shield against the tropical heat.
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Forest Mews, London

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Forest Mews, London

Forest Mews, London

Forest Mews, London

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Brick piers frame the double-height windows of these three houses that husband and wife team Robert and Jessica Barker have slotted behind a row of Victorian terraces in southeast London. British architects Robert and Jessica Barker, designed one of the homes as a live-work space for themselves and the other two to part-fund the project. The development, which they named Forest Mews, is screened behind Victorian housing in Forest Hill and made visible only by its gravelled driveway.
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Newberg House, Oregon

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Newberg House, Oregon

Newberg House, Oregon

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The Newberg House Is a Stunning Retreat Set by a Tranquil Pond

Located in the Oregon town of Newberg, the stunning sun-lit Newberg House is set atop a man-made pond surrounded by lush forest. The home was designed to blend into its natural surroundings, and features wide windows facing the large pond.
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Douglas House joins America’s historic places list

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Douglas House joins America's historic places list

Douglas House joins America's historic places list

Douglas House joins America's historic places list

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These new photographs show American architect Richard Meier’s Douglas House perched above Lake Michigan, which has been added to the USA’s National Register of Historic Places. The designation by the National Park Service recognises the house’s historical and architectural significance, joining a list of monuments deemed worthy of preservation.

Completed in 1973, the home was commissioned by the Douglases after they contacted Meier to buy the blueprints for his earlier Smith House in Connecticut. “I replied that while I was not prepared to sell the drawings I would certainly be willing to design a new house for them along similar lines,” said the architect.
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Garden House on Rienzi, Singapore

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Garden House on Rienzi, Singapore

Garden House on Rienzi, Singapore

Garden House on Rienzi, Singapore

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A D Lab fills multi-tiered residence in Singapore with trees and plants.

Singaporean studio A D Lab have completed the residence ‘Garden House on Rienzi’ sited on a multi-terrace site of under 1400sqft in the city’s opera neighborhood. Despite its compact plot, the architects have managed to create a sensation of openness and limitless space – all set within a lush green environment.
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Peter’s House, Copenhagen

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Peter's House, Copenhagen

Peter's House, Copenhagen

Peter's House, Copenhagen

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Studio David Thulstrup has turned a former factory building in Copenhagen into a house for a photographer, featuring a plant-filled atrium and walls of brick, wood and steel. Located in the city’s Islands Brygge harbour district, the old building was renovated by the local firm to create a home for Danish photographer Peter Krasilnikoff. It is now named Peter’s House and sits next door to the photographer’s studio.
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Leff Art Studio, New York

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Leff Art Studio, New York

Leff Art Studio, New York

Leff Art Studio, New York

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TBD Architecture Nestles Couple’s Art Studio into a Tree Lne in New York

The ‘Leff Art Studio’ is a new art studio for a couple on the same property of their existing residence in watermill, New York. The studio is nestled into a tree line at the edge of the property. The architecture is made up of two intersecting volumes; one is a steel frame with a translucent polycarbonate curtain wall and one is a wood frame with cedar siding and punched windows. The first volume houses a collage studio for him and the second houses a ceramic studio for her.
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Jungle House, São Paulo

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Jungle House, São Paulo

Jungle House, São Paulo

Jungle House, São Paulo

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A swimming pool on the roof of this concrete residence by Brazilian office Studio MK27 sits within the dense canopy of a coastal rainforest in São Paulo state. Studio MK27 nestled Jungle House within a clearing in the dense vegetation covering the mountainous terrain of Sao Paulo’s coastline. To take full advantage of the scenic landscape, the architects placed the primary living spaces alongside the pool on the building’s uppermost floor.
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Aluminium House, Madrid

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This top-heavy house in Madrid by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos features a roof terrace that spans the entire width of the building and extends out towards a swimming pool. The Valencia-based firm wanted the two-story-high Aluminium House to appear smaller than it actually is. To achieve this, they tried to make the top level feel like the main story, and the lower level an extension of the patio. To emphasize the effect, the top-heavy first floor is clad in aluminum panels, while the ground floor is covered in a light stone like the surrounding paving.
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