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Smart home: Single-family house by UNStudio

Single-family house by UNStudio

Photograph: Fedde de Weert

The W.I.N.D. House by UNStudio is based on the split-level principle. The individual levels are connected by a central open stairway.

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Kirstenbosch: Paradisiacal walkway above the trees

Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway

Photograph: Adam Harrower

»Over the tree-tops it is calm« – not only that, over the treetops of a South African botanical gardens spectacular aerial views are to be had.

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Romantic: Rene van Zuuk’s water chapel

Water chapel in Almere by Rene van Zuuk

Rendering: Rene van Zuuk

A chapel designed that seemingly floats on water like a mystical object has been designed by the architect Rene van Zuuk for Weerwater lake in Almere, near Amsterdam.

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25 Verde – A different sort of treehouse

25 Verde by Luciano Pia

Photograph: Beppe Giardino

Forest life – in the middle of the city: this apartment house in Turin not only looks unusual, its lush vegetation also offers residents a host of advantages.

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Angled and canted: Knarvik Community Church

Knarvik Community Church by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Photograph: Hundven Clements Photography

The new community church in Knarvik – designed by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter – stands in solitary splendour above the Norwegian town.

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