118 Exterior Cabin Building Type Flat Roofline Design Photos And Ideas

The three-bedroom, two-bathroom cabin has a communal space with a custom Baltic Birch bookshelf, and a bench by the window where the owners can look out to the surrounding wilderness, and fern meadow.
Each Getaway cabin has a hot shower with bath products, and electric toilet, mini-kitchen, hearing, and either one or two queen beds with, fresh linens, and pillows.
The goal was to be able to squeeze a full bathroom, kitchen, living room, storage, as well as a sleeping space that would accommodate a king-sized bed into the cabin's original tiny footprint.
The prefab cabin at night.
The constraints informed the building design, and were embraced—for example, the cladding that was milled at the end was only enough to partially clad the studio.
The studio is built on two floors—there is a 592-square-foot enclosed space accessed via a bridge from the slope which is above an open workshop.
The steel firebox situated on the central axis is a ruin from the fire and functions as a centerpiece for outdoor space.
The location's sometimes inhospitable conditions (wind, dust, and high temperatures) lead to the project's name, which means "Air of Bardenas" in Spanish.
Joussard, Lesser Slave Lake, Alberta, 2011
The floating suites are scattered throughout the site.
After sunset the effect is reversed, and a radiating internal glow emerges from between the wooden slats.
Night views.
An exterior view.
The wood screens translate the elegant vertical movement of the reeds into a repetitive geometric pattern.
A view of the surrounding wraparound deck and wooden privacy screens.
The architecture almost evokes primitive constructions in the midst of the lake's reeds.
A wooden gangplank leads from shore to suite.
The shape and material selection of the building let it blend in.
Nic Lehoux
The Treehouse, also part of the Post Ranch Inn, features Cor-ten panels.
This small writer's retreat on San Juan Islands, Washington completely exposes the interior to the site’s impressive island views. Photo by: Tim Bies
House O, designed by Jun Igarashi, forgoes hallways and interior doors in favor of casually interconnected rooms.
Torontonians Dan and Diane Molenaar head north to Drag Lake when they need a weekend away from urban life—though they brought some of the city with them. The mirrored windows that circle the cottage were recycled from two office towers in Toronto.
The facade is clad with beveled siding, stained dark to meld into the forest.
main elevation
Windows are punctuate the façades of the new cabins at unexpected but strategic locations in order to frame and maximize views.
The two new cabins, also by Jensen & Skodvin Architects, are built on a steep hillside. They are held aloft by narrow steel rods and clad in a lumber stained to blend into the natural surroundings.
Pascal and Richie have worked hard to learn the lay of the land around their new house, and to become stewards of their small wetland area, with help from local high school kids.
From the road, it could be easy to mistake this modern hideaway for a typical farm shed. At sundown, light gleams off the metal exterior, glowing amid lengthening shadows.
The front deck, invisible from the road, is an extension of the wood paneling in the main living space.
Project Name: Orchard

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The Fish Camp acts as the couple’s forest getaway, just a quarter mile from their main house.
South façade

Zoom out for a look at the modern exterior. From your dream house, to cozy cabins, to loft-like apartments, to repurposed shipping containers, these stellar projects promise something for everyone. Explore a variety of building types with metal roofs, wood siding, gables, and everything in between.

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