Restored Captain Kelly’s Forgotten Tasmanian Cottage

Restored Captain Kelly’s Forgotten Tasmanian Cottage
This 320-square-metre cottage on Bruny Island in Tasmania dates back to the 1840s when it was built by its namesake, Captain Kelly – a harbourmaster who was noted for his voyage around Tasmania in a whaleboat and for being the first Australian to enter the Antarctic Circle in 1832. John Wardle Architects has restored the... 
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Minimalist Light-Filled Lake Cabin In Quebec

Minimalist Light-Filled Lake Cabin In Quebec
Cabins, cabins, cabins! Mountain, forest, lake, any other ones, they got extremely popular and we and many other blogs are posting a lot of them because people today are striving for nature, for connection with this beauty and for a feeling of freedom outside. Today we are sharing one more cabin: spanning a compact 915-square-feet,... 
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Renovated 19th Century Timber Frame House

Renovated 19th Century Timber Frame House
The term maison à colombages describes a type of house with timber framing, a style typical to buildings from the 19th century and earlier. And this beautiful maison à colombages dates back to the late 19th century and is located in Paris, FranceIts interior has been renovated by 05AM Arquitectura. The project’s main objective was... 
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Vibrant Joburg Home Of A Furniture Designer

Vibrant Joburg Home Of A Furniture Designer
Pattern, colour, culture and a high-low mix of furniture all come together in the contemporary family home of The Urbanative designer Mpho Vackier, whose designs include strong narratives of Afrofuturism and cross-culturalism. The house she renovated for her family was completely changed: this involved installing new vinyl flooring, adding windows, building an upstairs studio for... 
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Pre-Revolutionary Kiev Apartment With A Unique Personality

Pre-Revolutionary Kiev Apartment With A Unique Personality
This apartment is called Birdnest and is located on the fifth floor of an early 20th century apartment building in the heart of Kiev, Ukrainian capital. Channelling the neighborhood’s pre-revolutionary elegance through eclectically curated interiors, design effortlessly reflects the owner’s unique personality. The one-bedroom apartment features high ceilings and an open plan living space. The... 
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Chalet-Style Residence That Withstands Harsh Weather

Chalet-Style Residence That Withstands Harsh Weather
Mork Ulnes Architects completed the design of a contemporary 3,300-square-foot chalet-style residence located in Norden, California. The project, named Troll Hus, aims to capture nature views while maintaining a high level of privacy. The house really looks like a modern take on a traditional mountain chalet while being located in a southern region – you... 
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Art Collectors’ Home And Gallery In One

Art Collectors’ Home And Gallery In One
When two contemporary art collectors in Kansas City, Missouri, wanted to build a new house to exhibit their extensive collection, they looked to Hufft to make it happen. The couple had been collecting art, including paintings, photography, and sculpture, over the course of 20 years and that required a sub-grade gallery space, the new heart:... 
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Moss Covered Cabin That Looks Like Out Of A Fairytale

Moss Covered Cabin That Looks Like Out Of A Fairytale
This year seems to be the year of tiny cabins – we see more and more of them and more and more designers get inspired to create their own ones. Cabins that can be constructed and moved anywhere are the future of comfy holidays in any wild destinations, and modern designers manage to include more... 
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Mountain Shelter That Faces Extreme Climatic Conditions

Mountain Shelter That Faces Extreme Climatic Conditions
Casa R by architect Felipe Lagos is located in southern Chile, it’s a 96-square-metre dwelling that serves as a vacation home for Lagos and his family and features several design elements that help it endure extreme climatic conditions. The dwelling rises two storeys in order to enjoy the views of the valley above the tree... 
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