PDA puredesigns associate incorporates large trees into ‘kamut house’ cafe design in thailand

PDA puredesigns associate introduces the ‘kanut house’ cafe situated in the ban don market area; an up and coming economy, trade, transport, and education center of suratthani, thailand. the architects have worked in close contact with the owner, in order to create a cool, minimalist hangout spot that invites people of all ages, lifestyles, and backgrounds. 

PDA puredesigns associate incorporates large trees into 'kamut house' cafe design in thailand
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the design by PDA puredesigns associate generates a curved glasshouse, showcasing a minimalist aesthetic complete with a dark monochromatic color palette. curved black arches are incorporated as niches and openings within the cafe, to add height and to enhance

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Rendering Perfectly Predicts Volkswagen ID.4 Coupe Exterior Design

We’ve already seen it in spy shots with little camouflage and this is just a confirmation of what the ID.4 Coupe will look like.

Volkswagen will sell the ID.4 in two distinct body styles – the more traditional crossover body and a coupe-like model with a dramatically dipping roofline. The former has already been revealed and detailed, but the second, more rakish model has yet to be shown in its final production clothes.

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a blue car parked in a parking lot: VW ID.4 Coupe

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VW ID.4 Coupe

But between the spy shots showing the ID.4 Coupe pretty much uncovered and the fully uncovered ID.4,

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Zara Home Decor: Shop Zara’s New Fall/Winter Home Decor Collection

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When it comes to shopping at Zara, I usually go straight to the crop tops, but something about being inside all year long has me more interested in buying home decor than going-out tops. Can you blame me? Luckily, Zara’s home decor section rocks, and the new Fall/Winter Home Decor Collection is probably their best range yet.

If, like me, your Instagram Explore page is currently filled with home decor inspo, you’ve definitely noticed an overall shift from clean, minimalist styles towards funky, eclectic maximalism. Those influencers who strived to have the whitest of walls

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Home Tour: A Minimalist House That Showcases A Colourful Collection of Kaws Figurines

The living room is styled with the Pop Art Broadway fine art print by Sven Pfrommer from Living with Art
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November 19, 2020

A family’s vibrant collection of fashion collectibles, as well as Bearbrick and Kaws figurines, liven up their understated and monochrome home

“I work in three shades of black,” Japanese fashion designer Rei Kawakubo had famously declared––it’s a style maxim that certainly applies to this family’s modern home. For their new abode, a 5,000sqft strata house located in

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Luxury, peace, quiet, convenience and family friendliness in Westmorland


If you favor clean lines and a simple, uncluttered geometric design in a quiet setting with comfort, abundant amenities, and plenty of space for entertaining and hobbies, this stunning contemporary home near Lexington is one to consider.

The 4,400-square-foot home is located at 3540 Salisbury Drive in the popular Westmorland neighborhood just off Nicholasville Road a few miles west of Lexington. Owners Stephen and Annie Chesnut bought it a little more than two years ago, charmed by Westmorland’s peaceful, country like atmosphere, the home’s distinctive modern styling, and the ample space it offered for their hobbies.

Annie loves sewing, and

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Custom-built Crestwood home is modern, energy-efficient and green



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There were many reasons Mark Bicker decided it was time to upgrade from his condo to a custom-built home.

“What prompted it was a number of things. But they outlawed grills in (the) condo, and I was like — that’s un-American,” he said with a laugh. “I gotta move out of here.”

He and his girlfriend Amanda Richards picked out a lot in Crestwood and began working with a local builder. But about a year into the process, they decided to start over from scratch. 

Take a look inside the newly-built

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32 Christmas Living Room Decor Ideas We Can’t Get Enough of

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LCA architetti completes ‘casa quattro’ with eccentric use of straw and cork

LCA architetti introduces its ‘casa quattro,’ the house of wood, straw and cork, to the italian town of magnago, near milan. the design team curates the dwelling with a respect for both sustainable performance and minimal language. situated along the edge of the village, overlooking a small wood of acacias, casa quattro is designed for a young couple of computer scientists who had decided to live and work with a close connection to the natural context.

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LCA architetti organizes its casa quattro, house of wood, straw, and cork, across two levels with a centralized atrium. the

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2021 Nissan Micra Gets New Grade Structure, N-Design Trim Level

Ever since the fifth-gen Micra entered production at the end of 2016, Nissan has constantly upgraded it, be it with new engines or modern tech, and now it has received a facelift.

While the 2021 Micra doesn’t look all that different than the current model, it has become a tad more appealing with the introduction of the N-Design grade and the N-Sport model, which is now a permanent part of the lineup, with sporty and youthful looks inside and out.

The all-new N-Design features an exterior can be personalized with Gloss Black or Chrome accents as standard, and sits on

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As temperatures drop, cool blues can create calm

By Cathy Hobbs, Tribune News Service
Published 6:02 p.m. ET Nov. 19, 2020

With winter fast approaching, you may be looking for some more muted or soothing tones to help decorate the home. Blue can be both serene and elegant, and the color can help create a sense of calm without feeling boring or bland. Looking to integrate blue into your decor? Here are some top tips.

1. Use various tints, tones and shades. Blue is one of those colors with which various shades can be successfully blended together.

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The Houston Modern Home Tour goes virtual

Modern Architecture + Design Society announced on Thursday that it is taking its Houston Modern Home Tour virtual this year.

The 10th annual event, scheduled for Nov. 1, will present modern architecture and designs in Houston.

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“We are very fortunate to have found a solution to keep hosting our ‘live’ events during these unprecedented times,” Modern Architecture + Design Society founder James Leasure said in the release. “We can explore the homes as a group and present the architect/builder/designer’s story while keeping all participants, homeowners, and tour-goers safe.”

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5 Minimalist Tips to Make the Holidays More Affordable | Personal-finance

They also trade off on buying gifts for each other’s kids. Becker’s teens have learned to expect gifts that include one thing they need, one thing they want and a shared family experience.

Marion Haberman, a YouTuber at the channel My Jewish Mommy Life, and her extended family have a strategy that doesn’t require a multiperson gift exchange with several people over eight nights of Hanukkah.

“We only do gifts for the kids — nieces, nephews, grandchildren — for their birthdays,” she says. “In our home, we do one present for each kid for each night.”

3. Craft your gift-giving

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The Crown is bringing back some notable interior design influences from the past

Sumptuous textures and rich patterns, ornate elements…. Who wouldn’t want to introduce aspects of The Crown interiors into your home?  Perhaps not if you’re a minimalist – but maximalism is big and it’s clear that many of the most notable interior design influences from the past are going to creep back into our homes, thanks to the latest release of The Crown, series 4 on Netflix – which is more ornate than ever.

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So yes, there are gilt mirrors, stunning paintings, gold leaf, high ceilings and huge windows seen in nearly every episode, but

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Council dives into pool concept design proposals

City council dipped its toes into discussions surrounding the planned aquatic centre’s concept design on Monday, but elected officials won’t be asked to make any major decisions on the project until January.

The greatest source of debate during Monday’s meeting was over the potential location of the facility.

Melani Korver, architect with Taylor Architecture Group (TAG), presented the concept design document at the governance and priorities committee meeting and laid out the document’s options for council to consider in pursuing a 25-metre or 52-metre pool facility.

The presentation followed council’s direction to city staff last January to examine the potential

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Permaculture design expert Matthew Prosser builds a family dome home

Great design can be subjective, but few can argue with architecture that incorporates natural materials sourced directly from the land it’s built on. One stellar example of such design is in this one-of-a-kind dome home built in Turkey.

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Called the 44M2, the project was designed and crafted by Matthew Prosser from Holistic Progression Designs, a firm based in Turkey. Influenced by traditional building techniques in Asia, where the designer lived for 10 years, the building is part art, part function and entirely livable for the young family who inhabits it.

Related: Low-impact geodesic dome

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How to Mix Vintage and Modern Home Design in a Way That Works

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Gone are the days of going to a traditional furniture store, seeing a floor model room setup you liked, then buying it and recreating the look lamp-for-lamp in your own home. Now, our homes are carefully “curated” in a way that’s supposed to reflect our personal style and philosophy—or at least look good on Instagram.

This look frequently involves mixing modern design with a few tasteful vintage pieces. Sounds great, but how do you actually do that? The New Orleans publication Gambit asked some local interior designers for some tips. Here’s what they said.

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Texas Children’s Hospital at The Woodlands celebrates the spirit of design

When the award-winning Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH) expanded its services with a new facility in The Woodlands, a planned community located in the heavily forested region north of Houston, the lush landscape was clearly a source of inspiration for FKP Architects. The resulting state-of-the-art facility’s overall concept was based on the theme “Spirit of the Woods,” and that concept can be seen in every aspect of both the interior and exterior design.

In front of the main entry stands a unique 22-foot-tall curved-leaf-shaped canopy. At 48-feet wide and 60 feet long, this massive design required an innovative product that was

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Exit Escape Room NYC Has Some of the Most Thrilling and Realistic Interactive Escape Games

3 different immersive and challenging themed games make it the perfect place to have a fun time with family and friends.

With travel plans and other activities cancelled until further notice, many people just cannot wait to do something fun again. Exit Escape Room NYC offers exciting and interactive private escape room games that can be played with family and friends, right in the heart of New York city.

An escape room is a game in which a team of players work together to discover clues and accomplish tasks in order to “escape” or accomplish a goal.

To ensure a

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Oscar-Nominee Hubert Sauper Takes a Swipe at Teddy Roosevelt

Joining Ji.hlava Intl. Documentary Film Festival‘s online audience on Friday from his hotel room in Spain, Hubert Sauper – behind Oscar-nominated “Darwin’s Nightmare” – discussed his career and latest film “Epicentro,” also shown at the Czech event following its Sundance premiere. Born in the Austrian Tyrol in 1966, he also addressed his past.

“I was growing up in a place where the Third Reich wasn’t over, surrounded by old Nazis. Nobody was shouting ‘Heil Hitler!’ anymore, but these demons were still alive. I had to run away,” he said. “To think that all this had happened within this décor of

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2021 Grand Design Imagine 3100RD RV for Sale in Fort Worth, TX 76140 | 94046


Imagine a travel trailer that is full of beautifully designed amenities and easy-to-tow! Well you don’t have to dream any longer! The Imagine 3100RD is a lightweight trailer from Grand Design that hits the nail on the head! You’ll enjoy a huge pass through storage area, exterior speaker with LED lights, a power tongue jack, and electric awning with LED lights.

Stepping into the Imagine 3100RD, you will love the atmosphere set by the Pebble décor, the upgraded leather furniture, the large panoramic windows, the LED lighting, and the frosted glass inserts in the kitchen cabinet doors. Upon entering, you’ll

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