Refined timber-wrapped house is a low-maintenance space for a retired couple

August 24, 2016 by  
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The house is located on a sloping site in Victoria, Australia . The configuration of the plot dictated the form of the building, which the owners wanted to be all on a single level for convenience. Completed in 2014, the building functions as a friendly getaway where the couple can relax between travels. Related: Solar-powered Bush House exemplifies chic eco-friendly living in the Australian outback The main living area faces north and is naturally ventilated , while the bedrooms are oriented to the east to receive optimal amounts of natural light in the mornings. External timber cladding adds warmth to the house and makes it look like a cozy mountain cottage. + Coy Yiontis Architects Via Freshome Photos by Tatjana Plitt

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World’s most expensive home will be a hideous display of nonsensical opulence

February 19, 2016 by  
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If you’re into hideous displays of nonsensical opulence, well, we’ve got just the home for you. Yes, a 100,000 square-foot Bel Air mansion is being built and, with an estimated $500 million price tag, is slated to become the most expensive home in the world . It is also, in our humble opinion, a disgusting representation of all that is wrong with the world today. Read the rest of World’s most expensive home will be a hideous display of nonsensical opulence

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10 Rad T-Shirts that Help Save the Planet

May 31, 2013 by  
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With summer fast approaching, you may find yourself in need of some new warm-weather duds, and nothing beats the humble and ever-versatile T-shirt. Read on for 10 awesome T-shirts that benefit eco causes and do their small part to protect …

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Humble Homes Unveils Tiny McG Loft House

July 10, 2012 by  
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Tiny house company Humble Homes , recently released their newest design – the McG Loft. This house was designed to address the current issues surrounding tiny houses and accessibility, and they have created a more ‘all-inclusive’ home by introducing a staircase, as opposed to the ever-present ladder found in most micro homes! Plans for the house are currently on sale for £75/$116. + Humble Homes Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: green architecture , green design , green lifestyle , humble homes , loft home , mcg loft , small house , small space living , sustainable design , tiny house

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Elodie Antonie Draws Nuclear Landscapes With Humble Black Thread

April 5, 2012 by  
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Using only thread as her drawing tool, Belgium artist Elodie Antonie illustrates big structures and industrial landscapes carefully by hand. Cranes, electric pylons, bridges and even nuclear landscapes are represented simply using only the humble material, and they are brought to life by traditional lace-making techniques that add some femininity to their depictions. Where the overbearing, man-made structures meet the delicate craft, Antonie has found a space to celebrate the hidden beauty of the monstrous in an unusual way. Read the rest of Elodie Antonie Draws Nuclear Landscapes With Humble Black Thread Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Art , belgium art , black and white ilustrations , compost art , Elodie Antonie , fragile man-made structures , humble materials , line drawing , recycled art

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Olive Oil Instead of Conditioner and Lotion? Give It a Try!

October 31, 2010 by  
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Image: Author I enjoy cooking with olive oil, and I have heard the rumors that it is the secret to the ageless beauty of Italian women, but come on! Could you imaging rubbing oil from the bottle on your skin and hair? It was Siobhan O’Connor and Alexandra Spunt of No More Dirty Looks fame that really gave me the guts, with their No Make-up Challenge . So after ditching conditioner and lotion for a full month in favor of the nectar of the humble olive, I have learned a few..

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The Fascinating Life and Times of the Humble Pigeon

August 30, 2010 by  
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Photo via fabriziogiordano23 If you´re a city dweller, chances are you see them everyday – strolling down the sidewalk with their friends, having lunch at a local cafe, or just hanging out in the park. But for as much as we share with our urban lifestyles , few animals are as misunderstood or as maligned as the humble pigeon

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How a Can Collector Died a Secret Millionaire

March 31, 2010 by  
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Photo via Expressen Curt Degerman was a man who kept to himself.

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