This prefabricated cottage is located on Block Island on the coast of Rhode Island and was built in 1967 by designer Jens Risom as his family resort. A few years ago, the designer decided to update it and prepare for the next one, which meant some maintenance was needed. An important task is to replace the glass panel on the north facing facade and open this A-frame cabin to the beautiful surroundings.
This modern cottage is located in the San Juan Islands of Washington State and is connected to the family resort of HeliotropeArchitects, blending in with nature and the surrounding landscape. The architect provided a roof garden for the cottage to compensate for the lost habitat and retractable wall panels, allowing the living space to be fully opened to the outdoors.
The owner of this modern cottage built by FLOAT, a research and design firm in Oregon, presented a very peculiar and interesting request: she wanted a roof that allowed her to hear rain falling on it. The team had to overcome two other challenges: building the cabin without road access, no electricity, no large-scale excavation, and ensuring that the cabin could be removed and recycled at the end of its useful life.
Olson Kundig built Rolling Huts, a modern cottage located at the RV campsite in Mazama, USA. The owners wanted to rescue the site and restore the landscape to its natural state. Surprisingly, these cottages are just like this. They are basically just steel boxes on steel and wooden platforms.
Located on the land near Edirne, close to the border between Turkey and Greece, this off-grid cottage is a wonderful summer retreat ideal for such remote areas. The prefabricated cottages are designed by SO, and the studios feature weatherproof birch panels, asbestos insulation, and a compact but well-organized interior with kitchen, loft bed, bathroom and sofa bed.
This modern Nordmarka cottage is mainly used for winter and the nearby forest offers excellent cross-country skiing opportunities. Designed by Jarmund/VigsnæsASArchitects MNAL, the lodge barely touches the ground beneath it and seems to hover over the gentle slopes. Internally, the space is divided into two areas, one of which is the two-level area of the center.
When Cutler Anderson Architect James Cutler designed this comfortable cabin on an island near Seattle, he hoped it could be his The design studio, and as a meeting place for his daughter and her friends, so he makes it comfortable and fun, with a reminiscent of the characteristics of the tree house. The exterior is made of Corton steel, which blends the cabin with the surrounding environment.
Although it has the right features, you can hardly call it a hut. Located in Washington, surrounded by mountains and mountains, this holiday home is designed by Prentiss Balance Wickline and has a different floor plan to create a private and comfortable courtyard. These structures are coated with weather-resistant steel for an eternal and wear-resistant appearance.
In addition to its unique and spectacular location, this cottage has a special, uncommon design that is very narrow, only 2.4 by 4.9 meters. Designed by OFIS Arhitekti, he works with the structural engineer CBD and you can find it cantilevered on the border hill between Slovenia and Italy. It combines aluminum with glass and wood to provide some truly spectacular views.
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