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36 Things You Obviously Need In Your New Home. I saw this article on BuzzFeed and felt it was definitely worth re-blogging.

36 Things You Obviously Need In Your New Home

Enjoy :) 1. A Fire Pit IN THE POOL 2. A Door That Turns into a Ping-Pong Table Shouldn’t every door be a secret Ping-Pong table? 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. This dog can hardly contain himself. 16. 17. 18. Building with Shipping Containers. By Kelly Hart An idea whose time seems to have arrived is the use of stockpiled shipping containers as modular units for building homes.

Building with Shipping Containers

Because of the balance of trade in the United States, these hefty steel boxes are piling up in ports around the country and posing a storage problem. Several architects and builders are taking advantage of this surplus to recycle the containers. According to David Cross of www.sgblocks.com, "a container has 8000 lbs of steel which takes 8000 kwh of energy to melt down and make new beams etc... Our process of modifying that entire 8000 lbs of steel into a "higher and better use" only takes 400 kwh of electrical energy (or 5%). Each container measures 8 feet wide by 40 feet long by 9 feet tall. According to KPFF Consulting, a structural engineering firm in St.

One idea that has occurred to me is that this system might benefit from the use of SIP's (Structural Insulated Panels) for the roofs, rather that standard truss framing. Bookshelf Heaven: Awesome "Containers" for Books. "QUANTUM SHOT" #761Link - article by Avi Abrams Not quite "Stairways to Heaven", but totally unique and extremely stylish structures nonetheless There are other compilations of unique shelf designs, as we are in no way alone in liking visually outstanding and effective ideas in interior design - but bookshelves hold a special place in our hearts... oh, such a special place!

Bookshelf Heaven: Awesome "Containers" for Books

First of all, they contain books, a deeply comforting amount of books that we will never be able to read in its entirety in our lifetimes. (images via 1, 2; bottom right is the "Coiled Serpent Book" - more info) (more info - Sebastian Errazuriz Ivy shelves, Books with legs and arms (made with bent nails), Circular Moving Bookshelf) Yatzer. Luxury Villa Amanzi, Thailand by Original Vision Studio.

Luxury Villa Amanzi, Thailand by Original Vision Studio The Villa Amanzi by Architect firm Original Vision Studio is a stunning modern vacation residence located in the exclusive Cape Sol on the West coast of Phuket, Thailand.

Luxury Villa Amanzi, Thailand by Original Vision Studio

Villa Amanzi is a stunning six bedroom residence with a 15m infinity pool and breathtaking views over the Andaman Sea. This luxury villa enjoys a spectacular headland location along Kamala’s exclusive Millionaires Mile and captures cool gentle breezes all year round with uninterrupted sea views from every vantage point, in one of the most breathtaking locations Phuket has to offer.

The contemporary design features ultra modern architecture and interiors that combine to provide guests with the optimal environment to relax and unwind in unspoilt luxury. Photograpghy by Marc Gerritsen & Helicam Asia Aerial Photography About Richard Barker Love Interior Design & Exotic Travel? May 19, 2011 | Phuket Thailand Travel | View comments. A completely renovated first apartment. Pages Search Eames Lounge Chair, Barcelona Chair, Marble Tulip Tables - Exclusive at Rove Concepts Colorado real estate and homes Kim's personal links MY FAVOURITE DECOR SHOPS IN OTTAWA kitchen remodel in my last house my twin sister's mostly kid's rooms decor blog « WINKS | Main | Valerie and Alan's bathroom remodel » Friday Aug132010 A completely renovated first apartment Posted on Fri, 13 Aug 2010 by kim 540 Comments We received an email from Ron and it started off like this: "I'm 27 years old and live in Tel Aviv Israel, currently an industrial design student.

A completely renovated first apartment

And some info on what went on after they had their way with their new apartment: "In short we re-did the whole place:Tore down the wall in the kitchen opening it up to the living room and dining area. I cannot even put into words how in awe I am of Ron's talent. And SO MUCH MORE after the jump. Reader Comments (540) Wow! 13 Aug 2010 | Mike The green bedroom is fabulous! Treehouse Point - stay in a treehouse in Fall City, Snoqualmie Valley, Wsshington. Lodging at Treehouse Point Each of Tree House Point's lodging options offers an opportunity for a luxurious night's sleep in a hand-hewn bed with forest views.

Treehouse Point - stay in a treehouse in Fall City, Snoqualmie Valley, Wsshington

Open the window to the evening air, and you might hear the sound of the river or even see a nest of baby birds! Enjoy your own space in the evening and a continental breakfast in the lodge in the morning. Explore our grounds, relax by the river, or build a fire in the Main Lodge or in one of our fire pits! Please note: due to the romantic nature of our establishment, as well as safety concerns, we do not allow overnight guests under 13 years old, nor any pets, including dogs. Step 1. For Rates, Availability, Reservations, and General Information: Send a BLANK email to: general@treehousepoint.com (copy and paste this e-mail address into your e-mail program) You will receive an auto-response reply — we do not answer questions sent to this address.