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Mar 18

Count Your Blessings, This Converted Dutch Church is on the Market

Judging by some of the most creatively upcycled properties on the market, the prospect of going to church and staying there has become increasingly popular. Following in the footsteps of several former houses of worship that are now stylish homes, this converted church on the outskirts of Amsterdam is up for sale, and much like its similarly renovated counterparts, the residence is absolutely fabulous.

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Mar 18

This New Glass 'Sled Hotel' Will Take You to Directly to the Northern Lights

Finland was ranked the happiest country in the world this year, and no wonder! First there’s Kalsarikannit, the fine Finnish art of drinking alone at home in your underwear, and now there’s this extremely cool hotel situation.

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29
Mar 18

This Montana Cabin is Built Around Four Trees

There’s something eternally appealing about a treehouse, isn’t there? As we get older, actual houses amongst the trees edge out the old school climb a ladder in your backyard version. This gorgeous house in Montana puts a new twist on treehouse living, with four trees growing through it, two on the deck and two in the living area.

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24
Mar 18

These Tiny Apartments Could Be an Affordable Way to Fight Homelessness

With homelessness on the rise in New York City due to government funding cuts, rising rents and stagnating wages, the overburdened shelter system is failing those who need it most. As the government works to figure out how to support the cities homeless, many of whom are working but simply can’t afford the city, individual architecture and design firms are also considering new and inventive ways to provide low-cost or free housing.

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12
Mar 18

A Granny Flat That Doubles as an Architect's Office

In need of an extra space for work and hosting family, architect Ulrika Saar designed this 312 square foot granny flat on her property. Built with Russ Davis of Avalon Constructions, the house is nestled into Saar’s backyard in Sydney, Australia.

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11
Mar 18

This 549 Square Foot Apartment Is Home to 51 Cats (And Two People)

Before you begin to clutch your pearls, let me just say that this is an actual, literal cat house. A house full of cats. 51 of them to be precise. With two humans. Architecture firm FANAF was charged with renovating this 549 square foot home to make it a healthier and happier home for the humans and cats alike.

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Mar 18

Netflix's New Show Gives You a Peek Inside Some Seriously Extraordinary Homes

HGTV fans, you might want to check out Netflix for your latest house crushes. The streaming service just released four episodes of a British series that gives viewers a peek inside some seriously extraordinary homes.

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28
Feb 18

You Have to See the Winners of This International Tiny House Competition

Designers continue to push the creative parameters of tiny houses. The most recent examples of their ingenuity come courtesy of the winners of Ryterna Modul’s Architectural Challenge 2018. The competition invited the participants to create a tiny house no bigger than 269 square feet, complete with a kitchen, sleeping and living areas and a bathroom. The other rule is that designs must have zero impact on the environment.

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24
Feb 18

A Photographer Has Set Out to Capture All of Frank Lloyd Wright's Buildings

Partaking in what sounds like the photography assignment of a lifetime is Andrew Pielage, who has set out to capture every one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s remaining works.

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Feb 18

This Stunning Arctic Circle Hotel Is Also Energy Positive

Taking energy efficiency to the next level appears to be the goal of this “energy positive” hotel that’s set to be constructed within the Arctic Circle. Design firm Snøhetta teamed up with a few other Norwegian companies to create a vision for the hotel that’s energetic output will surpass the resources it consumes over the span of its 60-year lifetime.

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