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Lifestyle: Think outside the box room and take your home-office to the bottom of the garden...

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On the tiny island of Coll with just two hundred residents off the coast of Scotland sits a modest masterwork of modern renovation – a brand new home slotted delicately inside the (reinforced) crumbling stone ruins of an ancient local manor. by WT Architecture

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Zero-carbon eco home is light years ahead

The world's first Active House stands at the crest of an estate. Its south-facing roof is covered in solar panels and solar cells, which between them harness more than enough power to keep the occupants warm and the appliances running. In around 30 years' time, if designers have got their sums right, the excess electricity flowing from the house into Denmark's grid will have cancelled out the energy costs of building it, leaving a non-existent footprint on the earth's resources.

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GamFratesi designs leather-lined brass trays for Skultuna (Dezeen)

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Undulating brick roof in Iran encourages public to walk on it

Article source:  Farshad Mehdizadeh Architects This project is located in Hamedan, one of Iranian historical cities. Hamedan has active urban space which is characterized by squares and an important north-south urban axis which connects them ...

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Why Prague Should Be Your Next Holiday Destination

Architecture that steals your soul <3 The Dancing house, Prague. Top 9 Bizarre Reasons why Prague should be your Next Holiday Destination.

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17th-Century Manor and Modern Addition Get Along Just Fine

Photo via Dezeen Perhaps inspired by the many sexy updates applied to beautiful, crumbling architecture (particularly notable in the form of breakfast nooks), London studio Jonathan Tuckey Design added this...

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in.it.studios - contemporary outdoor buildings ranging from Garden Rooms, Home Offices, Garden Studios, a larger Granny Annexe or even a eco Home, all installed to your very own bespoke requirements. (uk)

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