Collection by Erika Heet

Cozy Cottages


With fall upon us and a distinct nip in the air, there is no better time to snuggle up by the fire in a rustic—but still very modern—cottage. Here are seven that will help you throw out your old notions of what a cottage should be.

Sheets of unframed glass fill the spaces between the building’s operable windows and the sloping eave of the roof,...
The cottage appears to hover over Shelter Island, cantilevered on all sides on top of a foundation of spread concrete...
All of the outside play means that the interior flooring must be durable.
The rise of the front lawn and the height of the trees give the house a subtle presence amid magnificent surroundings.
The Porter cottage makes the most of its unwieldy site.
Le Corbusier's Villa Le Lac, a small house he did for his parents on Lake Geneva. Photo by Soren Rose.

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