Designer Oki Sato challenges the traditional bathroom concept with a shower-lamp hybrid that brings elements from the living area into the bathroom. The design illuminates each strand of water to create a modern, functional piece of art. We’re not sure about reading a book in the shower just yet though!
“The Designer’s Touch” can turn a property into pure “gold”, efficiently using all available space while adding a unique artistic style that is sure to delight all those granted entry. What’s your favourite part about the pictured Mid-Levels home? http://bit.ly/16slAyu
A: The fully equipped open kitchen w/ top appliances inc. a dishwasher and Nespresso coffee maker
B: The multi-coloured mood lighting and in-built Bose sound system
C: The deep bathtub w/ jacuzzi function
D: The exquisite bedroom w/ walk-in closet
When you’re in and out all the time, all you really need is a bed – so reserve your capsule today! At the very least, these short-term housing solutions make the kids smile!
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Fancy a herb garden under your dining table, a bathmat made of moss that gets watered when you step out of the shower, or sofas and beds made of grass so you can enjoy nature’s comforts indoors? These conceptualized pieces show just how far the green trend can go.
In a follow-up to last week’s post, this dolled up house is the perfect address for the rich & plastic. Equipped with a massage shower, the latest in Apple electronics and an inspired Art Deco design, the would-be resident will find it hard to stop smiling..ever.
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Preparing feasts for the family can be quite the task, but with these well-designed kitchens, it’ll be more of a pleasure than a chore! Which one is your favourite?
With the global population predicted to grow by 3 billion by 2050, and approx. 80% of cultivatable land already in use, a shortage of farmland is expected. Architects and academics alike have proposed ‘vertical farming’ as a potential solution, with the idea to create mini eco-systems that recycle water & nutrients and manage to support the growth of crops in towered blocks without soil.
A conceptualized design for Shenzhen (pictured) shines light on these ‘self-sufficient urban communities of the future’, with zones designated for residences, offices, recreational facilities and food production areas. The trend is beginning to surface in Asia, with vertical farms now in Singapore and Japan. So will we soon be seeing ‘fresh, development-made produce’ on the list of benefits in property brochures?
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If you’ve ever wanted to avoid that lengthy commute to work, or had the desire for a mid-day snooze during lunch, then this “superhero-esque, wall-sliding design” will permit you to do just that, acting as an office by day and a home by night!
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Is ‘burrowing’ in human nature? These unique properties located in Switzerland suggest that it is – and what a beauty these homes are too! While the trend in Hong Kong has always been to build into the sky, is building underground a feasible alternative?
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