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Dipping a Toe into Swimming Pools

We are entering the heat of the summer, and how better to keep ourselves cool than a luxurious dip in a swimming pool? This week we have gathered together a selection of beautifully designed pools for your perusal. Let us know which are your favourites! House on the Cliff by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos. This incredible […]

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Beach Hut Haven.

Last week we looked at some amazing Beach houses, but what about the humble Beach Hut? Still a coveted possession – in some places with a decade long waiting list – beach huts are quite often handed down from generation to generation. The new generation of Beach Huts do not take on the typical form; […]

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Beach House Heaven.

Summer is here at last! Every year when the sun is shining we make a mass excursion to the beach, so how better to celebrate the sunny weather than to take a look at some amazing beach houses.   Elizabeth Beach House, Australia by Bourne Blue Architecture. Located in a small village on the mid […]

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Jersey Architecture Week 2013

Today marks the launch of Architecture week 2013. This bi-annual event is organised by a sub-group of members of the Association of Jersey Architects. This year’s theme is Town and Country, and the six-day programme is designed to investigate how Jersey will sustainably create and nurture its built environment. To mark the event both Fort […]

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It’s a Golden Flower Show.

This year is the centenary of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Held every year at Chelsea Hospital on the third week in May, the flower show attracts the elite in gardening to compete for the much-coveted Gold Medal. This year an unprecedented number of golds were handed out to some spectacular gardens. So this week […]

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Eating Out

We all love a nice meal out. A new restaurant opens and we can’t wait to try it, to see how it’s decorated and what the food is like. We recently a few very stylish and architectural restaurants have come to our attention, so we thought we would share them with you.   L’Opera, Paris […]

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Building out of sticks.

Timber framed buildings are the oldest form of structure. The most traditional construction material, it is often overlooked now for concrete. So this week we are showcasing some modern buildings that are embracing Wood as a main feature within the structure. Fincube, Bozen Italy by Studio Aisslinger Designed as a nomadic housing concept the Fincube […]

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Big Ideas Small Buildings.

They say that good things come in small packages. This week we are looking at some amazing buildings that have a small footprint all of which are based in America. Let us know which building is your favourite! Studio for a Composer, by Johnsen Schmaling Architects Built within the Wisconsin rural landscape, this intimate retreat […]

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Living in a Fish Bowl.

People have varying views on living in a glass house. Some people believe that it is like living within a fish bowl and that all privacy is lost. Others see it as a way of blurring the boundary between inside and outside. What ever your view might be, I am sure at least one of […]

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EcoBuild the Future.

Every year at the beginning of March London hosts the EcoBuild exhibition. Launched in 2005, the exhibition has steadily grown every year to become the biggest event in the world for sustainable design and construction. The exhibition includes an exhibition hall of over 1,500 suppliers of sustainable products and innovative materials. There is also an […]

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