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An Award-Winning House in Melbourne Is Lauded for Its Biophilic Design

An Award-Winning House in Melbourne Is Lauded for Its Biophilic Design

Designed by architecture practice Melbourne Design Studios, interior studio The Stylesmiths, and the clients themselves, the Maxwell House is a high-tech eco-friendly home in Melbourne, Australia that has won awards for its biophilic design, including the Best Sustainable Design in Australia (a Design Matters Award) and a National Alliance of Building Designers (NABD) award. Through considerate …

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A NYC Apartment Reimagined With Bold Colors Inspired by a Painting

A NYC Apartment Reimagined With Bold Colors Inspired by a Painting

Located in a notable Robert AM Stern building on West 81st Street in Manhattan, this apartment has been reimagined by Jessica Shaw, Director of Interior Design at The Turett Collaborative. The clients bought the apartment without having seen it in person allowing the designers to transform the space before the owners and their two children …

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BBC - Travel - Scotland’s little-known fourth "language"

BBC – Travel – Scotland’s little-known fourth “language”

“Slaverin, slubberin, gibberin, gabberin, roon wi a wallop, a sklyter, a sweel,” recited the poet. “Yonder’s the burn – in its bairnhood, it’s blabberin. Heich-lowpin puddock, wi virr in its heel…” Sheena Blackhall, a celebrated laureate from Garthdee, a suburb south of Aberdeen, was in her element performing the opening stanza of her poem. She …

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