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Love it or hate it, work is what we do during the day most of the days of the week, but it sure is nicer working in something like one of these stunning offices, stores, hotels, restaurants and bars from around the world. From cozy artist alcoves to lofty open offices, here are some of the most amazing places you could hope to get the job done.
Shell-Shaped Shoffice: Backyard Shed/Office Combo
The 'Shoffice' is a shell-shaped, prefabricated shed/office combo with a dramatic, sweeping form, a skylight, built-in desks and glass walls.
Japan's Urban Spaceship: The Omiya Rocket Building
Let's do launch! The Rocket Building dominates an otherwise unremarkable downtown street near Omiya Station in Saitama, just north of Tokyo, Japan.
Urban Suburbs: 4 McMansions Atop Chinese Shopping Mall
It sounds like a hoax at best, an architectural student thesis gone wrong at worst: a series of conventional-looking, a-frame abodes atop a gigantic mega-block shopping center.
19 Crazy Offices That Think Outside The Cubicle
Reader beware! These offices will make anyone jealous. Break down your cubicle walls and flee to one of these creative businesses - you won't regret it!
Cool Beans: The World's Most Startling Starbucks Stores
These 10 unique international Starbucks outlets manage to support brand identity, cater to local cultures and jolt the senses like a triple-shot Venti espresso.
Boutique Comic Shop Panel-Style Displays Pop Off the Page
Comics have come a long ways since the early days of Marvel and Detective Comics, but one thing remains remarkably the same: the basic prototype format for laying out page.
Volumes of Vertigo: Crazy Sideways-Library-Shaped Cafe
You might feel a little dizzy when you walk into this Manhattan cafe, designed to look like a library that has been tipped on its side.
Modular Madness: 23 Diverse Deployments of Cargo Containers
Shipping containers are low-cost, stackable building blocks ideal for incorporating into all kinds of architecture including homes, stores and restaurants.
Vertical Strip Tease: Upside-Down Las Vegas Skyscraper Idea
Vegas is a strange and sometimes-seedy speck of civilization with virtually nothing nearby of note ... save perhaps the massive Hoover Dam and its associated geology, that is.
The Candy Room: A Store Delicious Enough to Eat
The bright packaging of sweet treats stands out in this eye-catching, hand-drawn, black-and-white candy store in Melbourne by RED Design Group.