Philip Jodidio's Cabins (Taschen, November 2014) chronicles how architects have explored the concept of a minimal,...
The facade consists of exposed concrete, Galvalume roofing, and cedar or torrefied wood coating.
The 1,500-square-foot cabin merges traditional and modern, and the couple's mutual desire to balance comfort with the...
Sævik compares her house to a contemplative hideout. “It’s very quiet,” she says.
"We really wanted to capture the ruinous quality of this old building rather than do something overtly new," Blee says.
The 1950s desk in the office is from the original house; the chair is by Aksel, a Norwegian furniture company.
The roofs of each of the three sections of the home are constructed of zinc and are insulated for added protection.
Subtle features incorporated into the design, including an elevated terrace and jetty, help the home float above the...
Large sliding glass doors allow daylight to fill the living room.
The site needed a path that would let residents easily ascend from the bank to the house.
Rocks that were unearthed while digging the foundation make up the hardscape in the rear, beyond the open porch.
When they are eventually integrated into the parks, the cabins are meant to stand in groups of ten to 15.
“We did our best to tuck the buildings into the site—the goal was to get up high on a perch.
The area includes a Wally planter from Woolly Pocket near the custom steel-and-glass doors.