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Fisher House

Hatboro, USA
by Louis Kahn

"I always start with squares", said Louis Kahn. - The Fisher House, also known as the Norman Fisher House was designed by the architect Louis I. Kahn and built for Dr. Norman Fisher and his wife, Doris, a landscape designer, in 1967 in Hatboro, Pennsylvania.

Characterized by its dual cubic..

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Nestled into a slope on the southern shore of Lake Simcoe, this one room sleeping cabin is a simple but sophisticated Canadian bunkie, evoking the “primitive hut” of branches constructed in the wilderness.

The fully insulated glass cabin is encased on three sides by cedar slats. A green roof..

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Isolated in the Green Mountain National Forest of Vermont, this 1,650 sf prefab home is an escape for a retired Brooklyn couple. With no electric or cell phone service, this ‘Off-the-Grid’ home functions as the common gathering space for the couple, their three grown children and grandchildren to..

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In order to meet the client’s budget goals, an efficient plan and cost effective selection of building materials reduced construction costs and led to the simple box design. The use of sheet materials both inside and out maximized material efficiency while emphasizing the simplicity of the..

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This modest, 880 square-foot cabin for a young family sits at the end of an old logging road, its compact volume hugging the edge of a small clearing in a remote Wisconsin forest.

The tight budget required a rigorously simple structure. In order to minimize the building’s footprint and take..

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Alpine Cabin

Port Hardy, Canada
by Scott & Scott Architects

The cabin was constructed out of a desire to directly design and build as a singular act, to work with the freedom one experiences when snowboarding, and in a manner which is centered in the adventure and not bound heavily in pre-determination.

The structure consists of douglas fir columns,..

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The Corporate Campus Apeldoorn, designed by ADP Architects, contains two small pavilions tucked away in the forest. Two stand alone meeting rooms have been built as modern interpretations of a log cabin. The pavilions are designed as connecting knots in the comprehensive structure of pedestrian..

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Locals call the granite and shale cliff overlooking Montana’s Flathead Lake “The Matterhorn”. It is a place to observe the natural world: the lake, the surrounding ponderosa pine forest, and especially the eagles and ospreys that nest nearby. Together, the water, cliff, and trees form a classic..

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Franz House

Mar Azul, Argentina
by BAK Architects

The ground on which we should intervene is close to the corner, is of small size and the most relevant data presented is a slope of almost three meters from one end to another of a front of only 15 meters. The lot itself is well forested with maritime pine trees of great size, but then the forest..

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Gunnar’s House

Os i Østerdalen, Norway
by Huus Og Heim Arkitektur

The house is built in a residential area in the forest in Os i Østerdalen in Norway. The client wanted to preserve as much of the site’s natural character as possible and build a house of wood, based on the traditional 6″ timber frame construction. On the basis of some fixed constraints, such as..

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Cabin Nordmarka

Nordmarka, Norway
by JVA

Situated in a freshly cut clearing in a deep forest the cabin doesn’t really relate to its present local piece of ground, but rather towards the soft hills and lakes towards the low winter-sun of the southern horizon.

The cabin is lifted from the ground, and except from the opening of the..

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Elqui Domos is a small 10-year-old hotel located in the heart of Valle del Elqui, a narrow valley stretched in between the Andes Mountains.The valley is renowned for its sharp, clear skies and pleasant weather, as well as for its great potential for wine growing, astronomy, and tourism.

The..

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This 2,200 square-foot residence is located on a Chesapeake Bay barrier island near the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, an estuarine marshland ecosystem, and an important stop along the Atlantic Flyway. David Jameson Architect designed three structures to accomodate the clients needs of a..

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Leaving Manhattan behind, homeowner Betty Spence decided to build her dream house on a rugged piece of land in the Housatonic River Valley, in the agricultural town of Cornwall, Connecticut—a Feng Shui-informed retreat utilizing natural materials in harmony with its surroundings; a composition of..

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Haus am Moor

Vorarlberg, Austria
by Bernardo Bader Architects

Based on the traditional houses of the Bregenz district, the two-storey residence has a simple rectangular plan with a steep gabled profile and a wooden deck driven through its middle.

Austrian studio Bernardo Bader Architects used 60 trees to produce all the wood needed for the house with..

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Chop Stick

Indiana, USA
by Visiondivision

Visiondivision‘s concession stand for 100 Acres, an Art & Nature Park in Indiana, is made entirely from one 100-ft yellow poplar tree. Not only does the trunk form the horizontal beam of the structure, but literally nothing of the tree was left to waste: bark became shingles; extracted pieces of..

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Melimoyu Cabin

Región de Aysén, Chile
by Armando Montero, ...

The patagonian fjords are a geography shaped by glaciers, mountains and islands between dense forests. The huge ice-fields of the Melimoyu volcano stand over the valley. In this landscape it rains over 2800 mm per year and its complex geography makes it one of the country’s most beautiful and..

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Frustrated by the floundering American housing market, Revelations Architects developed the E.D.G.E.(Experimental Dwelling for a Greener Environment). This experimental minimalist structure aims to meet basic human needs while still providing a qualitatively rich life. William Yudchitz, the..

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The site is located in Kanagawa Prefecture on a mountainside that overviews a sea and a city. The client couple, who are friends of mine, and I visited there, when the project was initiated. Walking around in the pre-project site, where too many tall trees stand on, views changed variously,..

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The journey of arrival at the Millbrook House is an unhurried ascent, focused on experiencing and re-experiencing the land. On this 200-acre site, an architecture of discrete geometric objects set within a heroic landscape choreographs the route, mediating an unfolding sequence of thresholds and..

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