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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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Located in the middle of a barren desert landscape in New Mexico, New York-based MOS architects have designed the ‘Element House’ funded and built by the Museum of Outdoor Arts. Sitting as a cluster of silver volumes, the SIPS (structural insulated panel) home is a single entity, designed to function independently by employing passive systems such as solar power, LED lighting and recycling water.
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Beach houses have long been associated with traditional clapboard architecture – but architects are reinventing the vernacular, swapping roofs for swimming pools and introducing dramatic cantilevers.
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In a secret location near Marfa, Texas mysterious there is a small perfumery – a lab – where fascinating fragrances come to life. Guided by the talent of Mr. Kusubayashi, A Lab On Fire is a limited-production fragrance house built on collaborations with the brightest talents in the perfume industry. No one knows exactly how A Lab On Fire operates, or how Carlos Kusubayashi works.
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