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Portage Bay House

Developed by Heliotrope Architects, this stunning loft-like house was designed for a bachelor who values privacy. It sits on the waterfront in Seattle, Washington, and is fronted by an unassuming entryway marked only by a garage and wood front door. Protective shells of zinc and aluminum on the exterior echo the maritime industrial sheds littered throughout Seattle, whilst floor-to-ceiling windows let in plenty of natural light and offer a pristine view of Portage Bay with the Cascade Mountains in the background. The waterside of the house looks onto a large patio filled with flora and fauna that opens to a quaint dock for a quick boat trip and a convenient spot to park the float plane.

Photos by Aaron Leitz




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HELIO PORTABLE PRESSURE SHOWER | BY NEMO | Image

HELIO PORTABLE PRESSURE SHOWER | BY NEMO

There is nothing like a hot shower after a perfect day of surfing or hiking. The Helio Pressure Shower by Nemo features an 11 liter welded fabric water tank pressurized by a foot pump. To use it simply fill the tank, let it warm up in the sun, place it on the ground and use the foot pump to deliver the pressure you need to shower, clean dishes, rinse off gear or wash the dog. via...
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EZ Ice Rink

How cool is this? EZ Ice is a DIY backyard rink! You can now have the backyard rink you´ve wanted all your life, thanks to this outdoor rink kit. All you need is a flat surface, and then simply snap in place the panels, brackets, and straps, and fill with water! The convenient kit includes everything needed for assembly, no additional tools or materials are required. You can even buy extra parts to increase your rink´s area down the line. watch the video below ...
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THE POLE HOUSE | BY F2 ARCHITECTURE | Image

THE POLE HOUSE | BY F2 ARCHITECTURE

The Pole House by F2 Architecture is one of Australias most iconic homes, and is available for rent! The spectacular beach front house is suspended 40 meters above Fairhaven Beach and offers unparalleled panoramic views of the beautiful coastline. The house was recently renovated and now features floor-to-ceiling retracting glass walls giving guests a sense of walking on air. The amazing property is currently available for rent, more details here....
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