Off-the-Grid Vacation Homes
For when you truly need to leave it all behind, these remote escapes are there for you.
Architect Jesse Garlick’s rural Washington vacation home references its rugged surroundings.
The restrained 820-square-foot interior is defined by the angular ceiling.
Beside the Georgian Bay in Ontario, architect and partner at Toronto's CORE Architects Charles Gane built a...
The home maintains remarkable material consistency, with Douglas fir cladding the beams, kitchen countertop, and...
The kitchen island, also Douglas fir, showcases the material’s rich striations and color variations.
While a lengthy building lifespan minimizes environmental impact—for example, the charred cedar will last 80 years—an...
Each prefabricated unit is covered in aluminum but built from SIPS: Structurally Insulated Panels that consist of thick...
The Element House stands on pylons, creating the illusion it hovers over the desert floor.
The building is wrapped in a skin of silvery grey western red cedar. There are no windows visible from the street.
High clerestory windows provide light over the indoor kitchen, with its Gaboon ply cabinets and joinery designed by the...