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Beautiful Glass Front Beach House Harmonizes With Indigenous Pohutukawa Trees

Beautiful Glass Front Beach House Harmonizes With Indigenous Pohutukawa Trees

The pre-existing Pohutukawa trees on the clients’ property posed a challenge for Herbst, but ended up becoming the inspiration for the design. Not wanting to clear the area or remove any trees, the

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Cork-Clad Treehouse Grows Roots & Intermingles with the Branches

Cork-Clad Treehouse Grows Roots & Intermingles with the Branches

To design the treehouse and minimize the impact on the tree, Urbanarbolismo utilized photogrammetry to make an accurate 3D model of the tree. With this model, the team could fine tune their design to fit

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Green-Roofed Czech Tea House is Naturally Lit by a Gilded Oculus

Green-Roofed Czech Tea House is Naturally Lit by a Gilded Oculus

The tea house is constructed of natural and sustainable materials and designed to integrate into the surrounding landscape. The building consists of a sheltered patio area and an inner chamber made from

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Space Pod Hotel Gives Galactic Tourists an Out of This World View

Space Pod Hotel Gives Galactic Tourists an Out of This World View

CSS will orbit the Earth from 217 miles away, where it will serve as a space station for scientific missions, as well as commercial use. Seven guests can luxuriate in one of the four hotel cabins on a

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Telok Blangah Hill Park’s Flying Bridges Soar Through the Sky

Telok Blangah Hill Park’s Flying Bridges Soar Through the Sky

Telok Blangah is certainly breathtaking, but it also has the right kind of attitude when it comes to respecting nature. While some parks are constructed by chopping trees down to make room for open space

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Budi Pradono’s Naturally Cooled R-House Brings Nature Indoors

Budi Pradono’s Naturally Cooled R-House Brings Nature Indoors

From the street the home looks almost typical for the neighborhood; it's graced with a large terrace that connects with the street and a gate that has been turned into a green wall. The true scale of the

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Uniquely Angular Sandal Magna School is One of The Most Carbon Efficient in UK

Uniquely Angular Sandal Magna School is One of The Most Carbon Efficient in UK

When the original Victorian school on the site fell into disrepair, the red bricks were disassembled. Wigglesworth then re-used the original bricks to build elements for the new Sandal Magna. The school

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Blue Forest’s Treehouse Office is a High-Flying Wooden Workplace

Blue Forest’s Treehouse Office is a High-Flying Wooden Workplace

Located in the Shropshire countryside in England, the home has almost a Tudor feel with its pointed doors and windows. Inside, the decor is rustic but that doesn't mean that it isn't decked out with the

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SF Artist Jay Nelson Hacks Vehicles Into Incredible Faceted Mobile Homes

SF Artist Jay Nelson Hacks Vehicles Into Incredible Faceted Mobile Homes

Nelson, who is originally from Southern California, studied painting and drawing at both Bard and CCA. His work draws upon his love of surfing, the beach and experiences he had as a child helping his

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3,000 Brick Castle Made Entirely From Human Hair!

3,000 Brick Castle Made Entirely From Human Hair!

Lately we've seen designers utilize human hair in an incredible range of applications - from sunglasses for the masses to dresses for Lady Gaga, product packaging, and woven mats that keep weeds from

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Pulau Joyo Is a Dreamy Driftwood Retreat in Indonesia

Pulau Joyo Is a Dreamy Driftwood Retreat in Indonesia

Made of driftwood harvested from the sea, the Java Joglos and treehouses are completely sensitive to both their cultural and ecological context. All of the palaces are outfitted with King sized beds, en

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Parasitic Vertical Upside-Down Casino Latches onto the Hoover Dam

Parasitic Vertical Upside-Down Casino Latches onto the Hoover Dam

The conceptual tower would provide a casino, a hotel, a boxing ring and a concert hall with all the same amenities and luxuries as a casino on the Las Vegas strip. Located between the dam and the bypass

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Blueforest’s Fairy Tale Castle is an Enchanted Treehouse Hideaway

Blueforest’s Fairy Tale Castle is an Enchanted Treehouse Hideaway

The captivating home is enveloped in a bevy of indigenous foliage, which adds to its storybook appearance. Its 6 meter high tower, with its large gothic arched window, is a wonderful vantage point to

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Feral Houses: Matali Crasset Completes the First of Four Forest Retreats in France

Feral Houses: Matali Crasset Completes the First of Four Forest Retreats in France

Crasset’s Maison Sylvestres enable guests to become one with the lush forest that surrounds them. The first of the four cabins will open this week, quaintly called The Birdhouse (Le Nichoir). Situated

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Luminous LED Wallpaper Lends a Low-Energy Glow to Any Room

Luminous LED Wallpaper Lends a Low-Energy Glow to Any Room

Philips just teamed up Kvadrat Soft Cells to unveil a brilliant new breed of luminous wallpaper that could forever change the field of mood lighting. The beautiful textile combines sound-absorbing

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Amazing Japanese Kindergarten Circles Around a Mythic Tree

Amazing Japanese Kindergarten Circles Around a Mythic Tree

The perimeter of the cylindrical building is lined with classrooms and waiting areas, so that children can daydream while looking out the window and gazing at the old tree. The tree itself has a storied

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6 High-Flying Treehouses for the True Escapist

6 High-Flying Treehouses for the True Escapist

TREEHOTEL FINCA BELLAVISTA BAUMRAUM FREE SPIRIT ECO SPHERE YELLOW TREEHOUSE RESTAURANT TREETENTS Head up to the Pacific Northwest and buy or rent your very own hanging treehouse that

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Treetop Party: Help Artist Benjamin Jones Paint His TreeHouse This Weekend in NYC!

Treetop Party: Help Artist Benjamin Jones Paint His TreeHouse This Weekend in NYC!

Like owning a pony, playing in a treehouse is one of those childhood dreams that many urbanites just never get to fulfill - but if you're going to be in NYC this weekend, you can cross one of those of

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Joysxee is a Real Eco-Paradise Island That Floats Atop Garbage!

Joysxee is a Real Eco-Paradise Island That Floats Atop Garbage!

Sowa began constructing his first island in 1998 not far from Cancun. Collecting empty plastic bottles, plywood and bamboo he’d found on the beach, he built up the island to include a two story house

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St. Louis City Museum’s Towering Jungle Gym of Found Objects Includes a Plane and Ferris Wheel

St. Louis City Museum’s Towering Jungle Gym of Found Objects Includes a Plane and Ferris Wheel

With all there is to choose from in the museum, we're not quite sure where to start. To give you some background, the attractions aren't just made from recycled objects, the building itself is also

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Rapper Pharrell Williams & Oppenheim Architecture To Build An Eco Treehouse For Youth Empowerment

Rapper Pharrell Williams & Oppenheim Architecture To Build An Eco Treehouse For Youth Empowerment

When rapper and designer Pharrell Williams had a chance meeting with architect Chad Oppenheim, they discovered that they shared a similar vision of helping make the world a better place. And so began

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Dan Phillips Builds Enchanting and Affordable Houses from Recycled Materials

Dan Phillips Builds Enchanting and Affordable Houses from Recycled Materials

When Dan Phillips was a child, he saw his parents suffer through the Great Depression years and he quickly learned to value what he had. When he was 14 years old he built a bicycle completely out of scrap

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Prefabulous Tree Top Cabin Goes Out on a Limb at Sweden’s Tree Hotel

Prefabulous Tree Top Cabin Goes Out on a Limb at Sweden’s Tree Hotel

Access to the Cabin is gained via a footbridge leading to a spacious deck on top of the actual living quarters. The site for the room was chosen specifically for its high ground and steep slope to

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Barcelona’s ‘Las Arenas’ Bullfighting Ring Transformed Into Epic Commercial Complex

Barcelona’s ‘Las Arenas’ Bullfighting Ring Transformed Into Epic Commercial Complex

The last bullfighting event at Las Arenas occurred in 1977, leaving the stadium a relic of an outdated Spanish tradition. Although bullfighting has somewhat fallen out of favor (outside of Pamplona that

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Twiggy Bird Nest Suite is One of 5 Awesome Rooms at The Swedish Tree Hotel

Twiggy Bird Nest Suite is One of 5 Awesome Rooms at The Swedish Tree Hotel

What’s not to love about this awesome Tree Hotel? Designed by the Swedish group Inrednin Gsgruppen, it currently comprises five funky treehouse rooms with an additional 20 on the way. One of the

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Yves Behar and Fuseproject Offer Yummy Hot Cacao System to Benefit Rainforest Conservation

Yves Behar and Fuseproject Offer Yummy Hot Cacao System to Benefit Rainforest Conservation

Attention chocolate lovers! The Nature Conservancy and Yves Behar have just come out with a new sustainable hot cacao system to make the traditional drink right in your own home. Following the tradition

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Delta Escape is a Serene Treehouse Fortress on Argentina’s Tigre River

Delta Escape is a Serene Treehouse Fortress on Argentina’s Tigre River

A vertical rectangular structure, built by an artisan from Buenos Aires, the building is constructed from both concrete and bricks, and the interior is encased in wood. Each door and window slides open

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Stunning Tang Palace Restaurant is Wrapped in a Geometric Bamboo Skin

Stunning Tang Palace Restaurant is Wrapped in a Geometric Bamboo Skin

Located in Hangzhou, China, the restaurant offers a mixture of open seating and private rooms connected by an undulating bamboo screen that envelops the space. Each area takes on a slightly different

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DIY Treehouse Bed Allows Your Kid To Make Like Swiss Family Robinson

DIY Treehouse Bed Allows Your Kid To Make Like Swiss Family Robinson

Forget the futons and canopy beds, here's a sweet new space-saving bed that takes dreaming to new heights. A DIY design by blogger mom Juli of The Slow Life, this whimsical construction was inspired by

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