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Santa Monica, a coastal city west of downtown Los Angeles, is home to Shutters on the Beach - an upscale hotel on the Pacific Ocean. Decorated by Michael S. Smith (yes, the same man who decorated the White House for the Obama Administration), the hotel has a homey feel with ...
*By the hammer of Thor!* Who were the coolest iron-age tribe? The Vikings of course. Their horned helmets, love of pillage and super-fast longboats made them a fiercesome force to be reckoned with in early Europe. Every summer, in a typically unpronounceable Icelandic town, Viking culture comes alive in the ...
*Unique design for hire* Commissioned by leading company, Living Architecture, this house was designed to reflect the traditional architecture of the area by locating each bedroom within its own gable. A feature picked up by top Norwegian architects, JVA. The roof is made from reflective alloy to capture the seasons ...
Set in the blisteringly beautiful hills, planes and beaches of Big Sur in California, The Post Ranch Inn has long been part of the local area. In the early 20th Century explorer William Brainard Post was one of the first settlers in the area which was still largely uninhabited, he ...
So it’s an ultra-modern wooden cabin with views over the grand ocean waves by the famous Hirtle’s Beach. It may look like the sort of cube you would find in a toddler’s mouth but inside it is a triumph of eco-sensitive architecture and cutting edge ergonomics. It has caused considerable ...
A shining example of what creativity and recycling can achieve, the hotel owners rescued this 1965 Boeing 727 from a rusty airport graveyard and placed it in the Jungle canopy by the beautiful Costa Rican coastline. The team cut it into pieces and transported it by truck and crane to ...