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10 homes from Dezeen's Pinterest boards that use hammocks, nets and swings as furniture

This week's roundup from Pinterest focuses on playful ways to relax at home, featuring a Mexican guesthouse with hammocks instead of beds and a Taiwan home with a swing in the family kitchen

SkinnyScar, Netherlands, by Gwendolyn Huisman and Marijn Boterman

When designing this Rotterdam house for themselves, Gwendolyn Huisman and Marijn Boterman suspended a large indoor hammock between the living area and rear window, allowing generous views of the garden and sky.

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House in Ofuna, Japan, by Level Architects

Metal hooks allow residents to attach swings and hammocks to the L-shaped balcony that cuts through the middle of this Japanese house by Level Architects.

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13-square-metre, Poland, by Szymon Hanczar

Polish designer Szymon Hanczar squeezed an indoor hammock into his minimally furnished micro apartment in Wroclaw, which measures just 13 square metres.

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Silver Wood House, Portugal, by Ernesto Pereira

A threadbare hammock hangs between the decking and kitchen entrance at this coastal home by Ernesto Pereira, which features cut-away sections in its facade to create shaded nooks for lounging.

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Tepoztlan Lounge, Mexico, by Cadaval & Sola-Morales

Sliding walls open this concrete guesthouse to the elements and allow easy access to an egg-shaped pool. Instead of beds, Cadaval & Sola-Morales suspended hammocks across the living area.

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Kyodo House, Japan, by Sandwich

A child's swing hangs from a narrow ceiling void in this Japanese house by Sandwich, which also features a double-height bookcase and a first-floor terrace.

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Ccasa Hostel, Vietnam, by TAK Architects

Giant communal hammocks serve as a lounging area inside this hostel in Nha Trang by TAK Architects, which also features bunk beds created from brightly painted shipping containers.

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Paco, Japan, by Jo Nagasaka + Schemata Architecture Office

A hammock and not much else features inside this stark house contained inside a three metre cube. Japanese architects Jo Nagasaka and Schemata Architecture Office designed the structure as a concept for future living.

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T Residence, Japan, by Process5 Design

Osaka studio Process5 Design designed this residence in western Japan as a "playground for adults". Residents can enjoy countryside views as they bathe or have breakfast on a large square swing.

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The Family Playground, Taiwan, by Hao Design

To allow children space to play while the parents cook dinner, Taiwanese studio HAO Design installed a swing and slide in the kitchen of this family home.

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