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August 12, 2013
Hammocks can range from casual to luxurious, showing up everywhere from backyards to boutique hotels. Here are 6 swingin’ hammock arrangements from the Dwell archives.
The concrete plaza is an open-air space equipped for living.

Go Hasegawa designed a weekend retreat for a couple in the forest of Agatsuma-gun, Japan, where a hammock hangs beneath the 21-foot-high ceiling.

Photo by Go Hasegawa.

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“At night the house comes alive, with shadows from the garden and screens creating interesting images and an eerie sensation of nature coming into the building,” says O’Sullivan. The room beyond is the kids’ bunkroom and TV/hangout area; the small door le

Architect Shane Blue created a beachside family compound in Australia’s Diamond Beach, and added a series of hammock decks.

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Originally appeared in Adventures in Oz
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A vintage suspended wall unit serves as a home office. Cathy demonstrates the “third bedroom”—a three-person hammock from Oaxaca.

At the home of architect Craig Steely, his wife Cathy Liu, and their son Zane on the Big Island of Hawaii, Cathy demonstrates the “third bedroom”—a three-person hammock from Oaxaca.

Photo by Linny Morris

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Outdoor area with hammock and barrel ceiling

At a formerly crumbling 18th-century flat in Barcelona reworked by architect Benedetta Tagliabue, a hammock offers a tantalizingly cozy place to nap.

Photo by Gunnar Knechtel

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The Hotel Daniel in Vienna, Austria, encourages guests to relax in a hammock hanging from the ceiling.

Originally appeared in A Modern Design Hotel in Vienna
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Modern house in New Zealand with contemporary bedroom furniture

Architect Amanda Yates designed a multigenerational seaside New Zealand house, where baby Awa catches a nap in the hammock that hangs from the ceiling.

Photo by Matthew Williams

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The concrete plaza is an open-air space equipped for living.

Go Hasegawa designed a weekend retreat for a couple in the forest of Agatsuma-gun, Japan, where a hammock hangs beneath the 21-foot-high ceiling.

Photo by Go Hasegawa.

Photo by Go Hasegawa.

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