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California Dreaming: Stephanie Kloss photographs iconic mid-century homes

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California Dreaming: Stephanie Kloss photographs iconic mid-century homes

California Dreaming: Stephanie Kloss photographs iconic mid-century homes

California Dreaming: Stephanie Kloss photographs iconic mid-century homes

via dezeen.com | photos © Stephanie Kloss

German photographer Stephanie Kloss visited some of California’s iconic Mid-Century Modern homes to create this series of 1940s-inspired images.

The abundance of film stars and warm weather made California a “hot-spot for architectural experimentation” by prolific west-coast architects including Richard Neutra, John Lautner, E Stewart Williams and Albert Frey during the 1940s, 50s and 60s.
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Monsieur Oyster

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Joël Dupuch’s billet-doux to the lusty mollusk

“Eating oysters is like kissing the sea on the lips,” the French poet Léon-Paul Fargue once wrote. In his ode to the aphrodisiacal mollusk, creative director Sergio Penzo traveled to the Arcachon coast in south-west France to capture the working day of famed sixth-generation oyster farmer and actor Joël Dupuch.
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3106 ST THOMAS, New Orleans

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3106 ST THOMAS, New Orleans

3106 ST THOMAS, New Orleans

3106 ST THOMAS, New Orleans

3106 ST THOMAS, New Orleans

via officejt.com | Photos © Will Crocker

The first test site for the Starter Home* thesis, 3106 St. Thomas is an undersized lot in the Irish Channel neighborhood. Technically a historic district, the Irish Channel is in fact highly diverse in the character of its built environment, filled with low-density historic housing equally as regional industrial infrastructure.
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Kfar Shmaryahu House, Israel

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Kfar Shmaryahu House, Israel

Kfar Shmaryahu House, Israel

Kfar Shmaryahu House, Israel

Kfar Shmaryahu House, Israel

via pitsou.com | Photos © Amit Geron

The arrangement of objects in a given space or a defined format in order to give meaning to the placement and arrangement of the items, The result of the relationship between the object and the framework of the artistic creation.

A private, family residence in an urban environment. From without, the building does not reveal that it is a home. It resembles a mold or an artist’s canvas or an almost two dimensional frame within whose area various openings have been placed and which are enveloped with a dynamic system of wooden, linear strips.
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Casa La Viña, Argentina

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Casa La Viña, Argentina

Casa La Viña, Argentina

Casa La Viña, Argentina

Casa La Viña, Argentina

via designboom.com | photos © Gonzalo Viramonte

STC Arquitectos is an Argentinian studio founded by Juan Salassa, Santiago Tissot, and Ivan Castañeda. Together they designed ‘Casa La Viña’, a suburban home located in the west part of Alta Gracia, Argentina. The dwelling was thought as an atemporal container supported by a semi-urban grid, that seeks to contemplate the environment. Its boundary walls evoke, in a contemporary style, the remnants of the industrial era of the city, the English-style steel sheet houses, and the train station.
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Cultural Center La Gota

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Cultural Center La Gota

Cultural Center La Gota

Cultural Center La Gota

via wallpaper.com | photos © Losada García Arquitectos

A new art gallery in Spain’s Cáceres region intertwines a blossoming contemporary art scene with the area’s rich tobacco growing history.

Cultural Center La Gota is a new exhibition space, which sits on the former site of a 1930s building. Designed by local architects Losada García Arquitectos, the gallery combines a permanent collection by Spanish artist Sofia Feliu with temporary event spaces and a museum dedicated to tobacco production.
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Villa R, Denmark

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Villa R, Denmark

Villa R, Denmark

Villa R, Denmark

Villa R, Denmark

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Villa R is located in a forest edge in Aarhus and is positioned as close to the trees as possible. Inspired by the unique relation to the woods, the objective was to create a house that brings the forest inside through large glass panels – and create an ever-changing seasonal backdrop for the interior living spaces.
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