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Frank Lloyd Wright’s George Sturges House Hits the Block in L.A.

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Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) has announced that Frank Lloyd Wright’s George Sturges House will be among 75 lots from the estate of the actor and playwright Jack Larson to be auctioned on February 21. Best known for playing Jimmy Olsen on the original Adventures of Superman television series in the 1950s, Larson passed away in September of 2015.
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Slanted House, Jakarta

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Slanted House, Jakarta

Slanted House, Jakarta

Slanted House, Jakarta

Slanted House, Jakarta

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The tilted frame of the house by Budi Pradono Architects was designed as an antithesis to the status homes and mock-European styling of a gated community in Jakarta, Indonesia. The 320-square-metre house called Rumah Miring, or Slanted House, sits on an eight- by 20-metre plot in Pondok Indah, a gated community established in the south of the city in the 1970s and 1980s.
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Modern Barns, Massachusetts

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Modern Barns, Massachusetts

Modern Barns, Massachusetts

Modern Barns, Massachusetts

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Three old barns were converted to a mid-century modern home in the 1950’s by Henry Hoover, a prolific architect that built many modern homes in Lincoln MA. In 1990 parts of the house were renovated to create an eclectic facade and gallery with a sculptural kitchen and entry. Twenty-four years later the house is undergoing another transformation by us that clarifies the architectural lineage of the original structures and the Hoover design.
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Staab Residence, Arizona

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Staab Residence, Arizona

Staab Residence, Arizona

Staab Residence, Arizona

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Arizona-based practice Chen + Suchart Studio have completed the 3,000 sqft Staab Residence in the picturesque desert landscape of Scottsdale, Arizona. The house is conceived as three separate volumes whose relationship to one another informs the use and form of the structure. The design aims to provide a more closed off ground level to offer privacy from the neighbors, while at the same time allowing enough transparency to enjoy views of the McDowell Mountains.
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The Red House, New Zealand

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The Red House, New Zealand

The Red House, New Zealand

The Red House, New Zealand

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Titirangi, a suburb on the western edge of Auckland and a renowned creative retreat, has an enviably high number of architect-designed houses. The Red House is the latest, designed for an artist and percussionist. At only 90 sq m, and with a tight budget, it works efficiently to provide all the practical needs of life, while expertly elevating everyday materials and using light to make a simple house rich and engaging.
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Kelly Slater Creates the Perfect Wave

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Surfing just changed forever.

In the wake of the Surf Snowdonia waterpark — home to the world’s longest man-made wave — comes the creation of 11-time World Surf League Champion, Kelly Slater. As the culmination of a decade-long project to create the most perfect surf wave, the LA-based Kelly Slater Wave Company recently tested out its wave machine with the man taking the honor of riding its first wave, which certainly looked mathematically perfect on the surface.
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Writing Pavilion, Brooklyn

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Writing Pavilion, Brooklyn

Writing Pavilion, Brooklyn

Writing Pavilion, Brooklyn

Writing Pavilion, Brooklyn

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Tucked away at the bottom of a Brooklyn garden, this tiny cedar-clad pavilion was designed as a retreat for a pair of writers. Brooklyn-based firm Architensions has created a minimal space with carefully placed views and plenty of natural light, designed to reduce potential distractions.
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Circular Pavilion, Paris

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Circular Pavilion, Paris

Circular Pavilion, Paris

Circular Pavilion, Paris

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Designed by Encore Heureux Architects, this temporary structure in Paris is an experimental project built using reused materials. The name ‘Circular Pavilion’ refers not to the building’s shape, but rather to a design process that involves using recycled components. The scheme demonstrates the potential of re-use in architecture, which fits the context of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference.
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AMB House, São Paulo

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AMB House, São Paulo

AMB House, São Paulo

AMB House, São Paulo

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This exquisite jungle paradise home is situated on the coast of São Paulo, Guaruja City in the middle of the Atlantic Forest. Designed by Jacobsen Arquitetura, AMB House is tucked into forest on a terrain with accentuated slopes that give different views of an almost untouched natural landscape.
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