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House DL15 - Modern Three Story Residential Building

Project: House DL15 Year: 2015 Floor Area: 440 m ² Lot Area: 363 m ² A modern three-story house in Cebu City draws inspiration from Modern Scandinavian and Bauhaus designs. The house's layout was designed to maximize the steep downhill slope while minimizing excavation to the existing terrain.  The house has an open floor plan layout that connects the living, dining, and kitchen area into one open space. Upon entering the foyer, a double-height ceiling in the living room is the first thing you see. Large sliding windows and doors engulf the interior with natural light. The sliding doors in the dining area and kitchen connect the interior to the terrace, increasing the ground floor's usable floor area. All the bedrooms are on the second floor, and each bedroom has its bathroom. The lower ground floor has a large lanai with a dining and living area. The ground floor covers the lanai, which provides a spacious outdoor space protected from the heat and weather. The lanai is open on

Private Islands for Sale

I've always dreamed of owning my own Island. I never thought that a person could really won one, if he has the cash to pay for it. Ram Island Ram Island, Private Islands Online Place : Machias Bay, Maine , 50 miles east of Bar Harbor Asking Price : $595,000 Acreage : 16 Undeveloped One tree, a few sheep, a 20 by 20 foot platform for pitching a tent, and a mooring in the cove. The rest is grass, rocks, and 360-degree views of the ocean and bay. Charlie's Island Charlie's Island, Private Islands Online Where : Near Marathon , in the Florida Keys Asking Price : $995,000 Acreage : 0.32 Undeveloped The turquoise-colored roofs you see in the picture are open-air sitting areas with decks, chairs, and a campfire cooking area. But the island also comes with a 38-foot houseboat, not pictured here, that sleeps 4-5 people. Great reefs nearby for snorkeling. All the seafood you can eat. Snug Harbour Island Snug Harbour Island, Private Islands Online Where : On Georgian Bay, Ontario