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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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Tasty letterforms: Typographic chocolate

Typographic chocolate

Photograph: Christian Pannicke

In an endeavour to save hundreds of letterforms from the influence of the weather in public spaces or from simple destruction, the Museum of Letters in Berlin has set itself the task of rescuing and documenting such typographic artefacts.

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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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A dashing sight: The Defender styled by Paul Smith

Paul Smith Landrover DefenderAfter a long 60-year run, production of the Land Rover Defender is due to end this December. Reason enough to give the cult British vehicle an equally British styling.

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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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