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A Patagonian Prefab Cabin Is Built to Withstand Volatile Climates

This elevated prefab cabin along the Chilean Andes has a buffer zone that helps protect it against harsh climatic conditions.<p>The town of Vilches in Southern Chile is perched about halfway up the Andes Mountain. Surrounded by parklands and nature reserves, the area is an idyllic place for enjoying …

Prefab Homes

The Soot House: Conjuring the Ghosts of Old New England on Spruce Head in Maine

Sculptor turned builder Anthony Esteves‘s work is haunted by the dark side of old New England. “The homes of the 1600s have a ghostly quality,” he …

New England

A Tiny Cabin Is Built in Three Weeks For Only $10.5K

A young Finnish designer bypasses building permits by creating an affordable tiny home under 100 square feet.<p>In Finland, houses with a floor area between 96 to 128 square feet do not require a building permit, so when local industrial designer Robin Falck decided to build his own cabin in the …

Unplug at This Off-Grid Tiny Home in South Australia

Simple materials compose this rentable tiny house nestled in a secret spot in the Adelaide Hills.<p>Michael Lamprell set about creating tiny cabin retreats in South Australia, via his company called CABN, as a destination for guests to rest and recharge away from everyday stress and their screens. …

Off-grid

50 Modern Cabins From Around The World Reveal Their Design Secrets

A cabin is by definition a small wooden shelter in a remote location and the image most of us have in mind when thinking about one is that of a …

Cabins

felipe campolina's 40 sqm micro-habitat is a prefab refuge in the shape of a triangle

<b>the HT refuge by felipe campolina is a micro-habitat created as a cozy and affordable solution for those who enjoy a weekend escape from the city.</b> …

Drop this dreamy prefab cabin wherever you like

Ready to use for $22,000<p>Call them what you will—creative cabins, artist out-houses, high-design huts—but mini prefab homes are having a moment.<p>The latest example comes from Drop Structures, a Canadian studio that designs small “lifestyle-specific” luxury buildings. This includes The Mono, a …

Nolla cabin offers a low-impact, urban camping experience

We're hearing a lot about how city dwellers can find an antidote to the stresses of urban life in nature. Not surprisingly, Scandinavian culture …

Sleep Beneath The Stars In Ark Shelter's Off-Grid Cabin

The premise behind Ark Shelter is a return to nature, and to basics—but without compromising on the things that make such escapes from life in the …

Off-grid

bartosz domiczek's cabin concept envisions huge monoliths inspired by nordic gods

<b>polish architect and visual artist bartosz domiczek has designed a cabin concept to look like huge monoliths.</b> comprising simple forms inspired by …

This Off-Grid Prefab Cabin Boasts a Hidden Jacuzzi

Dramatically wrapped in dark spruce panels, this self-sustaining tiny home in North Slovakia is the ultimate escape.<p>Over the past three years, design studio Ark Shelter Studio has been working on redesigning, building, and testing different types of self-sufficient, prefabricated cabins that …

Off-grid

Cabin on the Border / SO? Architecture&Ideas

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> What does the photo of the man, walking alone in an almost untouched forest to its elegantly but simply …

BIG Goes Small with their A45 Tiny Retreat

The design firm, BIG, has worked on just about every large project imaginable. However, they recently shifted their focus from big to small with the …

3D-PRINTED CABIN MADE FROM UNCONVENTIONAL MATERIALS

CAN HOUSING PROBLEMS BE A THING OF THE PAST?The future is now! This tiny cabin was built using 3D-printing technology the tiles on its exterior, the …

Biodegradation

5 Marvelous Prefab Homes in Michigan

These homes in the Great Lakes State will have you reconsidering the possibilities of prefab design.<p>Prefabricated and modular homes, known for their time- and cost-efficiency, are becoming increasingly popular across the U.S. Today, we turn the lens on modern prefab homes in the great state of …

PV Cabin / Lorena Troncoso-Valencia

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Formerly the Neanderthal man lived in caves to take refuge. The choice of these stone dwellings, …

This Tiny Home and Writing Studio Was Invented For a Children's Author

The newest model from New Frontier Tiny Homes was designed for bestselling author Cornelia Funke, and is now available for $125,000.<p>When acclaimed German children's author Cornelia Funke, best known for the <i>Inkheart</i> trilogy, first contacted David Latimer of Nashville–based New Frontier Tiny Homes, …

Los Angeles

Micro House Slim Fit / ANA ROCHA architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Concept<p>SLIM FIT is a permanent micro dwelling of 50m2 designed for urban densification. SLIM FIT …

Tiny House Movement

Tiny Green Cabin Made from Timber and Scavenged Materials

Invisible Studio built this mobile micro home at its woodland studio near Bath, England, for just £20,000, thanks to the use of salvaged materials …

Permanent Camping / Casey Brown Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located on a remote pristine mountain on a sheep station in central western NSW, this structure was the …

Searing

Three Levels - Studioata

22. de juliol 2014<p><b>A private house on the Alassio hills, facing the picturesque Gulf of Alassio and located in a bright panoramic view, a</b> …

Living Rooms

High House / DELORDINAIRE

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> For the ‘High House’, DELORDINAIRE plays with the limit between interior and exterior, inviting people …

YH2 Designed a Charming Family Cottage on the Shores of a Lake

Facebook TwitterGoogle+LinkedInPinterest 61Shares<p>Architect: YH2 Architecture<br>Project: Window on the Lake / Family Cottage<br>Project team: Karl Choquette, …

Architecture

Solar-powered seaside cabin blends prefab design with traditional building techniques

This small solar-powered hideaway in British Columbia mirrors the natural incline of the cliff on which it sits. Architecture studio Battersby Howat …

Design

Watershed / FLOAT Architectural Research and Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The owner is a philosophy professor and a well-known nature writer. She commissioned the studio as a …

Habitats

Winners of tiny house competition pack comfort and functionality into 269 square feet

Modular building company Ryterna modul recently announced the winners of their Architectural Challenge 2018 competition. Participants were tasked …

15 Most Awesome Tree Houses From Around The World

Humans have not really given up on ideas of an Edenic life. Which is why they often seek to escape to paradises amidst nature whenever they get the …

Refreshing Off-Grid Cabin in Bruny Island

Perfect Cabin Hideaway Surrounded by Australian Wildlife<p>The Bruny Cabin Hideaway is located in Bruny Island, Alonnah, Tasmania. At 28 square meters, …

Off-grid

Avalon House / ArchiBlox

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Beyond ArchiBlox’s speedy construction time of 6 weeks, prefab suited the clients desire to tread …

Architecture