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Amazing Concrete and Glass Cabin in Argentina

H3 House is a stunning concrete and glass home designed by architect Luciano Kruk. Located eight block from the Argentinian coastline, the shared …

Architecture

House SE by Walter&Walter

An early Victorian workers cottage has a familiar and specific spatial quality. The project embodies concepts that support small footprint living …

Architecture

I don’t know why this exists, but it looks beautiful

“Levitating _____” is a classic Kickstarter formula. There are levitating clocks, levitating tops, levitating turntables, levitating speakers, levitating incense holders, levitating light bulbs, and so many levitating plants. None of these are strictly useful, but all of them look amazing and …

Cool Stuff

MB Architecture constructs university building from shipping containers in one day

American firm MB Architecture has used shipping containers to quickly and cheaply build a media lab for Bard College in New York's Hudson Valley.<p>Bard …

Minimalist cabin in the Chilean mountains lets climbers escape the daily grind

Chilean architect Lorena Troncoso-Valencia designed a serene wooden refuge deep in the Chilean mountains. The architect – who specializes in …

A Tiny Cabin In The Swiss Alps

Nestled in the Sarreyer hillside, just beyond a charming village in the Swiss Alps, is a tiny cabin. Designed by Vevey-based firm, Rapin Saiz …

Cabin Sjusjøen / Aslak Haanshuus Arkitekter

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The cabin is located in Sjusjøen, one of Norway's most popular areas for cross-country skiing. The plot …

House Noir

Situated on one of the last undeveloped oceanfront lots along the iconic Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, House Noir not only breaks the conventional beach house mold, but it creatively addressees the complexity of building next to the water, especially in the face of climate change—the fundamental …

Grab Your Friends and Escape to a Remote Cabin Cluster on a Norwegian Island

Weary city dwellers can find serenity in this array of cabins on the Norwegian archipelago of Fleinvær, where the Northern Lights make regular appearances.<p>Located a little over 12 miles west of Bodø, Fordypningsrommet—which translates into "room for deeper studies"—is the manifestation of Lund’s …

Bohemian Setting in Spain Welcomes Functional Prefab House

<b>Casa Montaña</b> by Studio [baragaño] is an example of a modern prefab home embedded in a charming natural setting. This minimalist home was built in …

Architecture

You Can Buy Your Very Own Prefabricated Escape Pod

This elliptical, rotating pod can be used as a garden studio, social gathering spot, resting place, or office.<p>Innovative CNC milling and assembly techniques enabled Ash and Fitter to craft the pod's organic, curved structure entirely out of wood.<p>While the structure's facade is covered with cedar …

Muji Hut

Muji, the popular Japanese design shop, have announced the Muji Hut, a beautifully minimalistic micro cabin for sale to the general public. Designed …

Minimalism

Sleep in This Romantic Tree House Just Outside NYC

With fall in full force, this rentable tree house in upstate New York provides the perfect romantic escape from NYC.<p><b>Project Credits:</b><p><i>Structural engineer: Kaaterskill Associates</i>

Shore House

Nestled behind the dunes in Amagansett, this 3000sf residence is designed to take advantage of the spectacular site while being sensitive to the natural landscape surrounding it. Conceived of as two offset stacked boxes, the first floor steps away from the landscape creating a private outdoor …

Minimalist Timber Loft House gives you a birds-eye view of the Swedish landscape

This minimalist timber Loft House (Lofthuset) is a serene getaway that offers a birds-eye view of northern Sweden’s mountainous landscapes. Architect …

Outdoor Spaces

Harmonizing With Nature, These Eco-Huts Offer Respite in the Heart of France

On a reforested nature reserve in Saubion, France, a series of private, wooden structures known as Les Echasses Hotel perches at the water's edge.<p>The site contains an existing lake whose shoreline was modified into a landscape of dunes, forming bays for the individual huts to sit in a manner that …

These Customizable Modular Homes Can Make Your Tiny House Dreams Come True

Rooted in a sustainable, built-to-last mentality, tiny house maker Wheelhaus has just added a new collection of modular homes with beautiful designs and space-efficient floor plans.<p>As for their newest foray into the world of modular homes, Mackay explains, "This can all be traced back to our Wedge …

Incredible Home by Vipp

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MAJO House / Estudio 111 Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The client shows us the need for a second residence that is built in a place of rest, calm and quiet, …

Energy Efficiency

Forest House

The Forest House is a spectacular family retreat in Northern California. Nestled among tall trees in a forested hill area, the unique house features …

Ultra sound: why music means so much to us

Music is one of life’s great pleasures. But why, asks Adam Ockelford, does it affect us so profoundly?<p>It’s a question that has intrigued thinkers across the ages from Socrates to Schopenhauer: why is it that abstract patterns of sound mean so very much to human beings?<p>We are more exposed to music …

German Philosophy

Skyshark Modern Home in Goldendale, Washington by Guggenheim… on Dwell

When it came time to turn their vacation home into a full-time residence, a Portland couple with a love for fishing and the outdoors called on our studio to deliver a unique, creative and functional design. The existing house consisted of a kitchen, sleeping loft, and a large open living plan. It …

Architecture

Leyda House

Leyda Valley is located on the west side of Chile’s central coastal mountain range. About 7 km. from the Pacific Ocean sea side. 95 km. to the west of Santiago. The Leyda Valley is renowned because of it's proximity to the coast, in the area there is an important development of viticulture. Because …

11 Hillside Homes That Feature a Balancing Act With Nature - Dwell

These daring constructions illustrate that the added expense and effort of building at radical angles might just be worth it.

Pacific Ocean

The Guesthouse

This small house is located in the hills of Bologna, in a forest of strong character and natural landscape.It is designed to achieve a building of wood, both to respect Energy saving features, and to emphasize the relationship between architecture and landscape.The building is covered with wooden …

Family House Echoes The Sky In Its Modern Interior Design

It’s pretty rare to encounter a project where the client is also the builder or the architect. These cases are interesting because they offer a …

Minimalist timber cabin puts a modern twist on Austria’s rural vernacular

When clients approached LP Architektur to commission a rural retreat, the architects responded with a cozy cabin that puts a modern spin on Austria’s …

Lund Hagem's blackened timber cabin designed to withstand Norway's harsh winters

Oslo studio Lund Hagem has completed a holiday cabin on a Norwegian ski resort, featuring a blackened timber and concrete elevations that hunker down …

Sea Level

10 of the best cabins in the Canadian woods

The US election result has driven some Americans to search for a way out across the northern border – so many that the website for Canadian …

Agathom builds artist's cabin in dense British Columbia forest

<b>A+Awards:</b> next in our showcase of this year's Architizer A+Awards winners is a wooden artist's retreat on Vancouver Island by Toronto firm …