Artist transforms parents home into a gingerbread house for Hansel & Gretel

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The home’s frosting and peppermint candy details were fashioned by hand out of lightweight foam board, expertly painted to give depth to the project. Nylon rope was tied together and stretched across the rooftop to give the appearance of icing, as well.

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Whimsically windswept cabin-like kiosks are designed to soothe urban stress

A trio of tilted cabin-like kiosks is inviting visitors to escape the stresses of urban life in Mount Royal Park, the most frequented park in Montreal. Atelier Urban Face designed the three minimalist kiosks in the image of a hamlet to encourage congregation. Each building’s dramatically tilted shape is a playful expression of wind strength.

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