Design and Dwellings

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The artist who lives in an egg

  Dear Easter Bunny: Forget the chocolate, buddy. This is the kind of egg I would like to find in our backyard egg hunt this Easter, please. “If you are looking for an intimate hideaway, a stylish chill-out room, a zen space or luxury glamping pad then The Egg can provide the ideal solution. Locate…

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The abandoned UFO pods of Taiwan

The “Futura” transportable home was designed to look and act like a spaceship; landing and taking off from a site with ease. Matti Suuronen, an architect from Finland designed the UFO-like pre-fabricated homes to be easily constructed and deconstructed, or even flown whole by helicopter or plane from one destination to the next as the…

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The 15ft Origami Dinosaur with Googly Eyes

Most kids would have tried their hand at a bit of origami – a paper aeroplane, maybe a paper crane or perhaps one of those chatterbox games… How about a 15ft (4.5metre) cardboard origami dinosaur? Betcha haven’t tried making one of those, huh? No, me neither,  but it looks like fun – once you get the hang of industrial-strength…

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The humble tree house

Oh, for a big old tree in the backyard and a treehouse for my kids to climb… I dream of this. Did you have one when you were young? With no suitable tree on our small urban block, we may have to settle for a land-based cubby house at our place,  but that didn’t stop me…

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