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Joe Osae-Addo, a highly gregarious, Ghanaian-born architect, was living in Los Angeles, designing buildings and acting as the unofficial social coordinator of the local architecture scene. But on a visit to Ghana in 2000 he ran into, and subsequently fell in love with, Sara Asafu-Adjaye, an old high-school classmate who was living in London.

Ghanaian Architect Joe Osae-Addo’s Eco-friendly residence in Accra, Ghana

Ghana Rising: Joe Osae-Addo’s Home in Accra -probably the most beautiful home in Africa…

In this Ghanian home's exterior, slatted wooden screens afford privacy and break the short but driving rains that blast the house from the southwest. Photo by Dook. Photo by Dook. This originally appeared in An Inno-native Approach.

PF Single Family House by Burnazzi Feltrin Architects | HomeDSGN, a daily source for inspiration and fresh ideas on interior design and home decoration.

PF Single Family House by Burnazzi Feltrin Architects

Image 3 of 33 from gallery of PF Single Family House / Burnazzi Feltrin Architects. Photograph by Carlo Baroni

BALI MODERN HOUSE, Pantai Indah Kapuk (August 2009) For most people, 'Tropics' and 'Tropical Architecture' conjured up images of a lush tropical landscape il...

BALI MODERN HOUSE, Pantai Indah Kapuk (August For most people, 'Tropics' and 'Tropical Architecture' conjured up images of a lush tropical landscape il.

Branson School Student Commons by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects Photo

Branson School Student Commons by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

Exposed wood truss structure and natural ventilation - Branson School Student Commons, Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

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james russell protects oxlade drive house with shade cloth in brisbane

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Hanok Neo

Neo-Traditional Korean Homes: 6 Modern Updates on the Vernacular Style House in Geochang by Studio Gaon, Busan, South Korea

The Wabi House: Great juxtaposition of materials for this entrance. Charred cedar wall with concrete walkway over koi pond. (Alternate view)

The Sebastian Mariscal–designed Wabi House in Carlsbad, California featured a charred-cedar facade. The entrance to the living room includes a seating area where guests can remove their shoes.

Gallery of DRA House in Bali / D-Associates - 5. Photo © Mario Wibowo

Gallery of DRA House in Bali / D-Associates - 5

D-Associates blurs inside and outside spaces in this tropical Balinese villa by incorporating natural building materialssuch as recycled ulin timberinto a foyer pavilion containing a swimming pool and vegetation. by interiordesignmag

Horizontal Metal Pipe Handrail

Horizontal Metal Pipe Handrail

Enhance an outdoor room by hanging easy-to-remove shutters along your porch roof. Use eye-hooks.

Enhance an outdoor room by hanging easy-to-remove shutters along your porch roof. I remember trying to do it on my parent's front porch when I was a kid.

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