Holiday house BERGRAUM in the Austrian Kleinwalsertal is a modern interpretation of the traditional barn. Outside as well as inside the building is characterized by simple forms, straight lines and the reduction to the materials wood, concrete and glass. Centerpiece is the double height open plan living, dining and kitchen area. Exposed beams and a […]
Refugi Lieptgas is a fascinating concrete cabin designed by German architecture studio Nickisch Sano Walder Architekten. The concrete cabin is situated in Flims, in the Swiss Alps, it is entirely built of concrete and has an area of 40 sqm.
offSET Shed House is a small family house designed by Irving Smith Architects. The house is located in the coastal community north of Gisborne, New Zealand. The architect’s description: From a context of accrued bach-esk dwellings in a south facing coastal surf community, a strategy of sequencing building sets (aka surf) was generated to scale new […]
The architect’s description – Transformation Forest House: On top of an existing 1950s holiday home, hidden in the forest, a sculptural, compact and sustainable rooftop extension climbs out of the original structure and seeks it’s way towards the great vista over the open grassland enclosed by the forest. The extension is situated within the leaves and […]
The architect’s description: The Rabot Tourist Cabin is one of many DNT (Norwegian Trekking Association) lodging facilities throughout Norway. It is located at 1200 meters above sea level, close to the glacier at Okstindan in northern Norway. The site is spectacular and the mountains and glaciers are in close proximity. The weather can be extremely harsh […]
Eyrie is a project that includes two cabins designed by Cheshire Architects to an hour away from Auckland, New Zealand, close to Kaipara harbor. The architect’s description: Eyrie comprises two houses near Kaiwaka. Each is barely larger than four sheets of plywood. They are made from wood, are off-grid and autonomous, their outsides burnt black. […]