Norwegian Retreat Designed for Extreme Weather

Completed in 2014, and called The Rabot Tourist Cabin, this retreat is one of many offered by the Norwegian Trekking Association. The cabin has been designed by JVA, and it’s set not far from the Okstindan glacier in Northern Norway, on a site that’s 1,200 meters (3,937 feet) above sea level.

The building itself […]

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    Seelenkiste – A Flat Pack Retreat from Germany by Allergutendinge

Seelenkiste – A Flat Pack Retreat from Germany by Allergutendinge

From the creative minds of Matthias Prüger, Manuel Rauwolf and Ulrike Wetzel comes this rather ingenious tiny retreat. Called Seelenkiste, which translates as “Soul Box”, or “Spirit Shelter”, the retreat is designed to rejuvenate the occupants by providing a stress-free escape from day-to-day living.

The trio are part of a small design studio called […]

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    Long Sutton Studio – A Celebration Of Timber & Craftsmanship

Long Sutton Studio – A Celebration Of Timber & Craftsmanship

Called Long Sutton Studio and set on the grounds of an existing farmhouse, this modern workshop was created by Tom Lloyd and the London-based architecture studio, Cassion Castle. Set in Hampsire, England, the workshop serves as a garden retreat, studio, garage, and storeroom (although it’s easy to see how, with some modification, it could […]

Forest Retreat in Czech Republic is a Minimalist Getaway

This tiny, oddly-shaped hut has been built as a retreat for a client in Czech Republic by the design studio, Uhlik Architekti. The owner of the retreat hired Uhlik Architekti to create a modern hideaway in the countryside on his behalf. The space is intended to serve as a place of relaxation which the […]

A Medieval Retreat by Aires Mateus – Cabanas no Rio

Called Cabanas no Rio (Cabins on the River) and designed by the Portuguese architect, Aires Mateus, this small retreat takes inspiration from medieval wharfs. The combined foot print of the two cabins is just 26 square meters (280 square feet), with one of them containing a bedroom and bathroom, and the other serves as […]

The Shack at Hinkle Farm by Broadhurst Architects

Hinkle Farm can be found on the suburbs of Washington D.C. and the Shack is the latest addition to a large and historic property. The small retreat is a rustic but comfortable getaway for a family that’s set on the southern slope of the South Fork Mountain in West Virginia.

The Shack is set […]