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【家 住宅 House】 Bookshelf stairs
StairCASE: Ladder & Shelving Unit by Danny Kuo
Galería de Casa de Campo El Ombu / Oscar Gonzalez Moix - 5
Casa de Campo El Ombu / Oscar Gonzalez Moix
Let's dream about sleeping porches
Japanese or Japanese-style bedroom by garden from Woodstock Homemade Houses.
Minimalistic Japanese Interior Designs
Chimney House par Marcio Kogan - Studio MK27
Chimney House by Marcio Kogan – Studio MK27. Sao Paulo
More from UID achitects. Keisuki Maeda designs buildings with subtle borders between architecture and furniture, as well as interior and exterior. There is a very functional quality in his designs.
A little cluttered with too much furniture, but I kind of like the industrial/mid-century modern mash up in here. Those windows, the floor, and the high ceilings are killer.
Modern House Plan
the-absolute-best-photography: (via imgTumble) just a refference, water