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Living on water

Phaidon has a new architectural book out that surveys 55 homes, all of which have some sort of connection to water, whether that be an ocean, lake, river, or pool. It’s called Living on Water. I don’t (yet) have a copy, but it looks like… Read More

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Die Es

To celebrate the launch of their Guide to Cosy Homes (2015), Monocle Films produced a number of home tours.  Die Es, pictured above, is the home of South African architects Gawie and Gwen Fagan. They started building their home in 1964, just as they were… Read More

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Open for business

I just received the September issue of Monocle magazine. One of the features I always read is the “Observation” on the very last page. It reads as the editor in chief’s personal blog. In this issue he talks about the recent EU referendum and the… Read More

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Should I stay or should I go?

I’m listening to The Foreign Desk this morning while I have my coffee. Steve Bloomfield is interviewing two different politicians: one who believes Britain should remain in the EU and one who believes Britain should leave the EU.  (Each interview is about 15 minutes short.)… Read More