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Good Cause: The $300 Property Project to Help the World’s Poorest

When a desperate need exists, it’s often creativity and ingenuity that can provide the best solution. With an estimated 2 billion people worldwide suffering from some form of housing problem of varying extremes, the $300 House is a project aiming to design functional housing for some of these people.

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Luxury Real Estate News: 28 May 2010 Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine

In the May 28, 2010 issue of the Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine we take a peak at the Top 10 Most Expensive Homes in the World, which are unsurprisingly phenomenal. We also look at how the recent Icelandic volcano eruption has altered the habits of property investors, plus there’s a very cool canopy that provides natural ventilation for your bed, an Italian designer BBQ, and outstanding homes in Mexico, Queensland and much more

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The Onfalos – A Designer BBQ from Italy

Designed by Italian Architect Mario Bellini, whose works are on permanent display in The Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Onfalos outdoor cooker is not only design at its best, but it’s also extremely practical. The design incorporates a circular stainless steel shape with a unique thermostatically controlled 355 grade stainless steel hot plate coated with trivalent hard chromium. Minimal oil is required during the cooking process and the colour and flavour of the food it produces is just superb’.

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VIDEO: The 330 sq ft Apartment with 24 Rooms

When space is at a premium, utilizing every last inch is essential. This is perhaps no more true than in Hong Kong, where space is a luxury. Architect Gary Chang took this to heart when trying to make the best of his 300 sq ft apartment. Using an ingenious sliding wall system, he is able to create 24 different combinations of rooms.

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The Work of Queensland-based Architect Noel Robinson

As the founder of Noel Robinson Architects, Noel is one of Queensland’s most successful architects. With a focus on green architecture and sustainable design innovation, Noel is certainly a man of his time. From grand city buildings, to resorts and alpine settlements, Noel casts his talents and experience on wide and varying projects. Some of his renowned works include the Queensland Police Headquarters, Brisbane Airport Hotel, Noosa Blue Resort, Golden Casket Headquarters, Sir Charles Kingsford Smith Memorial and the Information and Communication Technology Building/Art Gallery, University of Sunshine Coast and the list goes on. He is currently working on the design of the $120 million Sohar University in the Sultanate of Oman

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One of the Best Beach Houses in Australia

Nominated as one of Australia’s best beach houses, this Chapel Place property in Margaret River in Western Australia – one of Australia’s most celebrated (and beautiful) wine regions – epitomizes everything that coastal living can offer. The house is minimalist by design, embraces environmental consciousness and by using natural materials seamlessly blends into the surroundings.

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Architecture in the South American Country of Chile

Simon Turner of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: Muelle House is an all wood home made entirely of timber and is one of the last of its kind among Chile architecture in its home town of Chiloe. … Inside, three volumes cover off the home’s three functions – service areas, sleeping quarters and a living and lounging area which combines a kitchen, living and dining room opening onto the deck.       

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Real Estate: Cool and Contemporary Tree Houses

Treehouses are no longer simply the domain of father’s toiling to make their children somewhere to play. As luxury real estate agent Simon Turner describes, they are no longer simply “a good idea at the time”. Marquette Turner has frequently featured some stunning treehouses that you can live in and marvel at and now here’s some more that Trendir have found for us.

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2009 July 21 – Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine

The Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine today celebrates man’s landing on the moon by Apollo 13. Other features include the foreclosure of the real estate icon, the Watergate Hotel, sydney luxury real estate report, Queensland real estate report, australian auction clearance results, smoked salmon recipe, eco-footprint, good causes include PETA – the prevention of animal cruelty, Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright, interior design with pop art furniture and many luxury homes, as featured on You Tube.

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Architecture: Video of Fallingwater Luxury Home by Frank Lloyd Wright

Twentieth Century architectural genius, Frank Lloyd Wright designed Fallingwater in Ohiopyle (Bear Run) in Pennsylvania in the late 1930’s. The computer animation of this historical piece of real estate, cleverly demonstrates the construction of the home.

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