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Over the Top…

…literally…spectacular cantilevered swimming pool…House in Monterrey, Mexico, by the incomparable Tadao Ando

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Jul 28, 2014
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From the Outside, In…

Ocean Park House, Vancouver, Canada, by Campos Leckie Studio…let’s take a peek…from the outside, in…

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Jul 28, 2014
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On a Summer Saturday…

…the office is closed…

Zamora Offices, Spain/Alberto Campo Baeza

and here is what happens the rest of the week…

sun spots drawing in creativity…

…catch the light, now hustle…

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Jul 26, 2014
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All Eyes Are On You…

…you will always have company…

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Jul 23, 2014
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Let’s Go Into Town…

…I’ll be happy to say it…in my opinion, Pitsou Kedem Architect always gets it right.  Tel Aviv Townhouse 4 consists of mainly earthy and neutral tones that are expressed through both the structure and the furniture…with a pleasant dash of color.  I find this minimalist residence to be hypnotic…I want to experience every clean line…and the landscaping is simple yet magical.  This residence is situated behind a gated entrance, and is tucked between two unassuming apartment complexes…

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Jul 22, 2014
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Choices, Choices…

cabins…

on land…

or on water…which do you prefer?

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Jul 21, 2014
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Black: The New Color on the Beach…

…move over sunny colors…there is a new color on the beach…meet the fresh choice of many architects and designers: black.

shingle house/nord

curl curl beach house/cplusc architects

three timber boxes/hma architects

under pohutukawa beach house/herbst architects

storm cottage residence/fearon hay architects

holiday home on omaha beach/leuschke group ltd.

american dream builders beach house/lukas machnik

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Jul 17, 2014
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Daisies…

floating daisy docks, chicago

alex maclean/ aerial photographer

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Jul 14, 2014
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Curve and Line…

…beautiful…

DROP/Hunter Ryan

Cite de l’Ocean et du Surf, Biarritz, France/Steven Holl ARchitects and Soalnge Fabião…FG+SG Architectural Photography, Iwan Baan

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Jul 12, 2014
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The Perfect Red…

…for the weekend…

halls ridge knoll guest house, california/bohlin cywinski jackson

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Jul 11, 2014
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Spectacular…

…I must admit, I’m a jaw dropper…I wear my joy and delight on my sleeve.  Below are three spectacular spaces that make my jaw hit the floor!…

Koro House

Wooden slats add a sculptural ceiling and cast shadows like a sundial across the central living room of this hexagonal home, Koro, located in Toyota, Japan, by  Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates.  The sculptural ceiling decoration is made from timber battens that line the rafters, creating an ever-changing pattern of light and shadow on the walls as the sun moves across the sky. Truly beautiful…instantly turns a home into a gallery, yes?

Dior’s Haute Couture Show

The Dior show, Paris, took place in a simple cylindrical white pavilion, located among foliage in the gardens of Musée Rodin. Designed by creative director, Raf Simons, white orchids with pink centres covered the walls. Stunning.

BIG Maze

BIG, the firm led by architect Bjarke Ingels, developed the form of this maze by combining styles of mazes throughout history, from ancient Greek labyrinths to European hedge mazes and modern American corn mazes. Brilliant! The BIG Maze opened to the public at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. on Friday and will remain in place until 1 September. It will be followed up by a wider exhibition of BIG’s work, which will open in January 2015.

…come on, join me…1,2,3…drop!

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Jul 10, 2014
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All Paths…

…lead home…

Forest Bath/Kyoko Ikuta and Katsuyuki Ozeki

55 Blair Road/ONG

House extension in Base

House in Yagi/Suppose Design Office

Venturini House/Adamo-Faiden

AA House/MVN Architects

Meteorite Unit - Leonidou/Aristide Antonas

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Jul 7, 2014
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