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In Nova Scotia, A New Getaway in an Old Schoolhouse

In Nova Scotia, A New Getaway in an Old Schoolhouse

Brian MacKay-Lyons’ Shobac property in Kingsburg is known for its contemporary yet rustic seaside cottages. Now, the renowned architect has added to the landscape with an 1830 school building, reinvented as a simple, modern retreat.

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10 days ago

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Vipp’s Charming Getaway Shelter

Vipp’s Charming Getaway Shelter

Talk about brand extension. Best known for its stylish garbage bins, Vipp has branched out to prefab shelters that plug right into nature.

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24 days ago

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20 Ways Travel is Changing (Part 1)

20 Ways Travel is Changing (Part 1)

From space hotels to luggage that follows you around, the travel industry is undergoing a massive evolution. Here’s the first instalment of our story on future-­forward ideas that aim to make all forms of travel and leisure faster, healthier, greener and a lot more fun.

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April 14, 2015

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A Multiplanar Airport Terminal in Russia

A Multiplanar Airport Terminal in Russia

Grimshaw Architects brings elegance and light to Pulkovo Airport, one of Russia’s busiest terminals.

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April 13, 2015

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A Sojourn in a 12th-Century Monastery Outside Paris

A Sojourn in a 12th-Century Monastery Outside Paris

In something of a divine intervention, Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku installed the contemporary Fontevraud Hotel within the limestone walls of one of the world’s best-preserved abbeys.

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April 10, 2015

Section: Interiors

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Munich’s Über-Stylish Pop-Up Hotel

Munich’s Über-Stylish Pop-Up Hotel

Creative personalities transform a telecom building into a hip hotel – the Flushing Meadows Hotel & Bar in Munich’s Glockenbach district.

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April 8, 2015

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Airbnb’s Portland Office Evokes A Sense of Community

Airbnb’s Portland Office Evokes A Sense of Community

The San Francisco company employed its in-house design team – plus local makers like the Good Mod, Phloem and SuperFab – in creating a hip and cozy customer experience centre in Portland, Oregon.

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March 25, 2015

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Stunning Ski Resort in Italy’s Dolomite Mountains

Stunning Ski Resort in Italy’s Dolomite Mountains

In northeastern Italy, Elasticospa+3 was influenced by the traditional mountain vernacular in designing 1301 Inn, a ski resort that puts Piancovallo on the world’s architectural map.

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March 5, 2015

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10 Dreamy Hotels From the Past 30 Years

10 Dreamy Hotels From the Past 30 Years

As Azure celebrates its 30th anniversary, we look back on the most exciting hotel interiors of the past three decades, by such designers as Philippe Starck, Zaha Hadid and Julian Schnabel.

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February 27, 2015

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Interview with Zita Cobb

Interview with Zita Cobb

The force behind the revitalization of Fogo Island through geo-tourism and art, Zita Cobb talks about what inspired the decision to use her personal fortune to make a difference there.

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February 23, 2015

Section: Curiosity

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