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Melding the Mirror of Scientific Observation with Her Artistic License: Ronél de Jager’s Work Interprets Transformational Qualities as Core in All Matter

Melding the Mirror of Scientific Observation with Her Artistic License: Ronél de Jager’s Work Interprets Transformational Qualities as Core in All Matter

Ronél de Jager’s chat with habitat kicks off cross-legged on her living room couch, the artist’s three-year-old daughter Nova has just had a bath and is curled up on her mother’s lap and about to go to bed. Two minutes later: Great, Nova found the puzzles in the...

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The Reawakening of a Jacques Couëlle Masterpiece: The Iconic Hotel Cala Di Volpe in Sardinia

The Reawakening of a Jacques Couëlle Masterpiece: The Iconic Hotel Cala Di Volpe in Sardinia

  A hotspot in the 60s and 70s, adored by Prince Karim Aga Khan, it was a mythical meeting place for the jet-set. James Bond even stopped there in The Spy Who Loved Me. The interior design agency Moinard Bétaille has completed a sensitive and poetic renovation of...

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Handcrafted Light Sculptures & Outdoor Furniture Made For Any Environment

Handcrafted Light Sculptures & Outdoor Furniture Made For Any Environment

  With a big-picture view on the impact of design – in several of its manifestations – Studio Lloyd’s staff talks to habitat about hero materials, the importance of working together as a team, going with the flow via turning points, the idea of bringing meaning...

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Art House in the Birthplace of Silicon Valley: Back to Front & Inside Out with all Entertaining Spaces Connecting to the Courtyard

Art House in the Birthplace of Silicon Valley: Back to Front & Inside Out with all Entertaining Spaces Connecting to the Courtyard

When the lot adjacent to their house came on the market a few years ago, the owners saw an opportunity to expand beyond their small house in Palo Alto (leader in cutting-edge technological development) where they had lived for 20 years, raising their four children....

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Promoting Knowledge and Recognition: Journey Through the Most Significant Architecture in the World with this App

Promoting Knowledge and Recognition: Journey Through the Most Significant Architecture in the World with this App

  Cape Town has just been added to the internationally renowned C-guide that features a network of cities with outstanding contemporary architecture and some of the world’s best projects. Launched as a web platform and app for mobile devices in 2019, It aims to...

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‘Let Nature Dominate & Use Architecture to Frame the Experience’

‘Let Nature Dominate & Use Architecture to Frame the Experience’

This resort-style guest venue is dedicated to wine, food, & the natural landscape breathes life into a cherished local landmark in California. Located minutes from downtown Healdsburg, in the heart of Russian River Valley, and originally built as a winery in the...

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A Legacy of Ancient Malian Knowledge Previously Threatened by Extremist Groups is Now Available as a Digital Treasure Trove

A Legacy of Ancient Malian Knowledge Previously Threatened by Extremist Groups is Now Available as a Digital Treasure Trove

  You might know that Mali's ancient Timbuktu manuscripts have been endangered for years due to political unrest. These manuscripts contain centuries of African knowledge and scholarship on topics ranging from mathematics to human rights. After the manuscripts...

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