11 Exterior Tent Building Type Design Photos And Ideas

Vail’s property sits on 1,000 acres of working ranch land that features horseback riding trails, an onsite winery, and opportunities for hiking and fly fishing. It’s about 25 miles from Vail Village and 15 miles from Beaver Creek.
The team behind Collective Retreats built the custom canvas tents with wood that they sourced locally. They used timber they found in the property’s vicinity to hold the peaks together at the top. Shown here is the Yellowstone location.
The long, lean Kobayashi complex includes a bathroom and storage room in the structure on the far right.
One North Face tent sits atop a deck; another caps the main building, which contains a kitchen and dining area.
The yellow North Face tent looms over the top of the main building.
Mami and Goo the Kishu dog return from a frolic in the forest, which the couple, along with Hideaki, has thinned and trimmed back over many weekends. It’s an idyllic escape and a world away from the concrete expanse of Tokyo.
Setsumasa and Hideaki toss on the rain fly. The solar panel in the foreground supplies daytime electricity.

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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