Built by a crew of three, the home makes a virtue out of being unfussy and straightforward. The north-facing glass wall under the gable, with a triple-glazed facade, doesn't require shading or insulation. The quick-to-build structure—which consists of just structural insulated panels (SIB) made from OSB panels with a foam core, and a concrete floor that retains heat—doesn't include any complicated systems or require much maintenance.  Photo 2 of 8 in Small Country Home with Dramatic See-Through Wall
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Inside, the custom-built casework and splashes of blue and red stand out. Jurkovič designed a central "service box" on the ground floor, so open space wraps around the plywood-encased core which contains the kitchen, bathroom, toilet, stairs, and storage.  Photo 4 of 8 in Small Country Home with Dramatic See-Through Wall
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Outdoor, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, Grass, and Shrubs The garden-facing "ganok," an under-roof porch, connects the home with the outdoors. A key part of traditional homes, according to Jurkovič, the ganok gives these narrow buildings on small plots of land more outdoor space.  Photo 3 of 8 in Small Country Home with Dramatic See-Through Wall
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