A 1950s Cabin Renovation with a Treehouse-Like Extension

This holiday home in Hengelo, The Netherlands, was originally built back in the 1950’s. The current owner of the property recently had the small house refurbished with a modern extension to the roof. The redesign was carried out by local architects, Bloot Architecture.

Dubbed the Transformation Forest House, the project was completed in 2015 […]

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    Out Of The Valley – Rupert McKelvie’s Idyllic Cabin Getaway in Devon

Out Of The Valley – Rupert McKelvie’s Idyllic Cabin Getaway in Devon

This quiet tiny cabin can be found among the woods of Devon in England. The cabin has been created by designer-maker Rupert McKelvie, who established a small company called Out of the Valley. Out of the Valley functions as a workshop dedicated to the creation of sustainable, off-the-grid, aesthetically pleasing cabins.

McKelvie was trained […]

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    Vega Cottage – A Small Getaway Set in the Norwegian Archipelago

Vega Cottage – A Small Getaway Set in the Norwegian Archipelago

This small cabin by Kolman Boye Architects can be found on the island of Vega in Norway. Vega itself is set within the Norwegian archipelago, not far from the polar circle, meaning that the cabin had to be designed to withstand the sometimes harsh weather conditions.

Referred to as Vega Cottage, the cabin is […]

A Rustic Retreat Set on the Shores of Lake Femunden in Norway

This rustic log cabin can be found on the shores of Lake Femunden in Norway. The cabin is set on the edge of Femundsmarka National Park, one of the country’s largest wilderness parks, and boasts views overlooking the lake and surrounding forest.

Originally, the site was occupied by two 161 square foot (15 square […]

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    Gaudin House – Barn Transformed into a Small Cabin in the Swiss Alps

Gaudin House – Barn Transformed into a Small Cabin in the Swiss Alps

This small stone cabin has been renovated by Savioz Fabrizzi Architectes to serve as a winter getaway. Set among the mountains of the Swiss Alps, the architects have dubbed the new design Gaudin House.

Originally a barn, it was built in 1878 and can be found 5,774 feet (1,760 meters) above sea level. It […]

Modern Cottage Retreat Overlooks a Lake in Hungary

This modern cottage can be found overlooking a lake in Kapuvár, Hungary. It’s been designed by a local firm called Toth Project Architecture Office, who were hired by the clients to create an idyllic getaway on a small footprint.

The exterior of the cabin is clad entirely in larch, and the main hub of […]