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The Mantra Underwater Room: A Diver's Dream Bedroom

Located in Pemba Island in the east coast of Africa, Tanzania is the new Mantra Resort designed by Genberg Underwater Hotels. The floating hotel suite has 3-levels where guests can go sun bathing during the day and submerged four meters at sea with 24-hour and 350 degree view of marine life. This hotel bedroom is a definitely diver’s dream. Photos courtesy Jesper Anhede via archdaily

 

Classic + Geometric Design of Rocafort House by Ramon Esteve Studio

Ramon Esteve Studio have designed the Rocafort Holiday House located in the third largest city in Spain,Valencia. A house of contrast, the exterior of the house has a classic design while its interior and backyard  has a modern touch. Description by Ramon Esteve Studio: The starting condition for this house was born from the trapezoidal shape of the plot in a residential environment more buildable, where the vegetation is dense […]

 

Surreal ‘Cloud Forest’ Photo Series by Kilian Schönberger

  Cologne-based photographer Kilian Schönberger has come up with a stunning photo collection dubbed as ‘Cloud Forest’.  Despite of being color blind, Schönberger was so awesome that he was able to creatively capture the beauty of the Bohemian Forest in the Czech Republic. The series makes the observer feel so magical given the desaturated images of the misty tree-filled landscape. [via colossal]

 

Gorgeous Beach House in El Salvador by Cincopatasalgato Architecture

Cincopatasalgato Architecture studio have designed the Costa Azul House, one of the most beautiful beach homes in San Salvador, El Salvador. This home is a perfect mix of indigenous materials, contemporary interior and decor. Photos courtesy Jason Bax

 

Gentlewoman's Brazilian Apartment by Sub Estudio

Sub Estudio have designed the renovation and modification of Gentlewoman Residence, a 70 square meter duplex apartment located in Vila Madalena  Building, Pinheiros District, São Paulo, Brazil. Description by Sub Estudio: Located in new building in Vila Madalena, this apartment is part of a series of new developments built by Idea Zarvos. The building was designed with structural modules and peripherals infrastructure, so that indoor plants could have complete freedom of designing an apartment duplex where […]

 

Glamorous Penthouse in Moscow by Oxana Yuryeva

Oxana Yuryeva, founder of the creative association Y&S ARCHITECTURE – INTERIOR DESIGN, has designed this gorgeous penthouse for a family of four at Gilyarovskogo Street in Moscow, Russia. The residence features a loft style with a mixture of minimalism. Marble slabs make the floors look awesome. The ceilings and walls are filled with decorative plasters while the bathrooms are elegantly designed with porcelain tiles.   [via homedsgn]

 

Impressive Vertical Panoramas of Churches Around the World by Richard Silver

Photographer Richard Silver created an impressive series of panoramic photos in his series called Vertical Churches. By weaving several photos, Silver composes an incredible 180-degree landscape view of churches around the world. Silver says, ‘Having been to hundreds of churches in my many years of travel I have only recently figured out this unique way of photographing and capturing the inner beauty of their architecture. Finding the perfect location in […]

 

Beautiful and Calm House in Brione S.M. by Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects

Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects have designed this gorgeous home in Locarno, Switzerland. Its best feature would have to be the breathtaking view of the city while being surrounded by mountains and a lake.     Description by Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects: The new building is located in a densely built-up villas quartier via Lugano, with view on the city, lake and mountains. The design reacts with restraint on an […]

 

House with Amazing Views of the Forest from the Living Room by Choo Gim Wah Architects

Choo Gim Wah architecture studio have designed the Deck House located in Janda Baik, Pahang, Malaysia. This home’s vast living space have full length windows that provides amazing views of the forest. Photos courtesy Kenneth Lim | Gray Studio

 

Brightly Colored Maps by KHUAN + KTRON

Belgian-based design studio KHUAN + KTRON have created beautifully illustrated maps that are worth collecting. Find more brightly colored and often eccentric pieces at their website. [via blastedcreatives]