MAR

Deluxe modular garden shed

Photograph: © Kekkilä

Photograph: © Kekkilä

No one seeing this modular shed system could possibly think of backbreaking outdoor work. The shed, which offers storage space for gardening tools, can also function as a greenhouse or even as a romantic retreat.

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MAR

Camouflage: Juniper House by Murman Arkitekter

Juniper House by Murman Arkitekter

Photograph: Åke E-son Lindman

From a distance, this house is virtually invisible, for in its own way it reflects the surrounding environment. However, this reflection is not created by mirrors, but rather by an unusual façade design.

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MAR

Trip through time: Original kitchen from 1956

time-capsule-kitchen-1What you see here is not a film set from a movie featuring Doris Day; it is an original kitchen from the late 1950s which lay untouched in Sleeping Beauty slumber for nearly 60 years.

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MAR

Museum of Fire: Exhibition pavilion in the “burning” town

Museum of Fire: Exhibition pavilion in Żory

Photograph: Tomasz Zakrzewski / archifolio

When the Polish town of Żory was founded in the 12th century, large areas of forest had to be burnt down to make space for the new settlement. To this day the town is the site of a »Festival of Fire« in the summer. »Żory« means »fire«, and the city emblem is a small flame.

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MAR

HoHo: Wooden skyscraper in Vienna

HoHo: Wooden skyscraper in Vienna

Rendering: Rüdiger Lainer und Partner

While Asian and Arab cities constantly compete to see who can build the world’s highest skyscraper, Vienna has its own plans for a superlative: the tallest building made of wood.

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