Thomas Phifer’s Modern Steel and Glass 8,800 Sq. Foot Taghkanic House Is Still On The Market.

Looking for a unique modern house about 2 hours outside of New York? This beautiful, exceptionally designed 8,800 square foot home was designed by architect Thomas Phifer, a previous design partner of Richard Meier’s, and is available with or without a renovated farmhouse and 150 additional acres. (more…)

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Denmark Home For Architect Jesper Brask Is Made From 150 Local Trees and Kolumbia Tiles.

Both New Zealand’s Elle Decoration magazine and the Stylepark website have featured small glimpses of this beautiful weekend house located on the Kattegat Fjord in Denmark designed and developed by architect Jesper Brask of Brask & Leonhardt for himself. Intrigued by the design, I searched for more images of both the exterior and interior and after much digging, found them. (more…)

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Graphic Concrete: Adding Life To A Big Ol’ Grey Slab

Think concrete just has to be a big ol’ plain slab? Not anymore… at least not in Helsinki, where Graphic Concrete applies texture and imagery to what would ordinarily be a big grey slab. They have devised a new way to produce a patterned concrete surface. The patented Graphic Concrete technology involves applying a surface retarder to the surface of a special membrane and this method allows concrete product manufacturers to produce different types of high-quality patterned concrete elements and slabs. (more…)

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