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Designed by South African firm Nicholas Plewman Architects and UK studio Michaelis Boyd, the Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge sits in the heart of the Okavango Delta – a UNESCO World Heritage Site teaming with wildlife.
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The 3,500 sq. ft. home is located in Redondo Beach, one block from the Pacific Ocean. The simple massing is accentuated by articulated openings, situated and designed to frame views of the surrounding mountains and ocean. The geometry used to create the system of apertures continues throughout the interior. Surfaces of pattern and openings define zones of circulation and living spaces.
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Smooth lines: Russell Jones enhances space with seamless minimalism
Compact living has never felt so spacious; enter Mews House, a two-bedroom home on a cobbled little street in Highgate, North London. Using a subtle palette of materials, architect Russell Jones has transformed a garage and overgrown garden in a recently regenerated area into a serene haven for modern living.
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AZO Sequeira Arquitectos Reinterprets a Former Dovecote in Northern Portugal
AZO Sequeira Arquitectos Associados has reinterpreted a former dovecote to house a completely new program. located near the Northern Portuguese city of Braga, the project’s architecture has been conceived as a ‘minimal concrete treehouse’, influenced by a spirit of childlike fantasy. the scheme comprises a gabled concrete volume that appears to float above the site’s existing stone walls.
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A place to lounge, a place to study.
When your home becomes too cluttered with distractions, perhaps the best course of action is an extension to separate yourself from the core living space. That’s exactly what this Spanish home in the Balearic Islands undertook thanks to architects Joan Miquel Segui and Tono Vila, who expanded the existing house with a backyard courtyard extension that contains a terrace-accessed pool and studio room. The pool, which is exactly flush with the terrace that leads to it, creates a “sheet of water” that skillfully hides the pipe ends and blends into its edges with matching stone surfaces.
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