21 Exterior Metal Roof Material Cabin A Frame Roofline Design Photos And Ideas

Designed by Espen Surnevik, the PAN Treetop Cabins consist of two A-frame structures elevated into the treetops of a Norwegian forest.
Originally built in 1974 as a kit home, this A-frame cabin was saved from ruins by an ambitious couple who temporarily turned it into a home for five.
A luxurious rural retreat that doesn’t skimp on comfort, JR’s Hut is an off-grid glamping destination with spectacular views of the 7,000-acre Kimo Estate in Australia.
Designed by Giovanni Pesamosca Architetto, this shelter in the Italian Alps fits nine beds within its triangular A-frame structure. Situated along the Ceria-Merlone trail at an altitude of 8,303 meters, the shelter is a memorial to Luca Vuerich, a well-known mountain guide who was killed by an avalanche while climbing an iced waterfall in the mountains near Tarvisio.
Architect Espen Surnevik chose the American typology of the A-frame lodge because it is "both intimate in its width and monumental in its height, and represented something basic with its triangular shape."
A spiral staircase, inspired by fire lookout towers, leads up to the A-frame cabin.
The cabins are equipped with electricity and water for a convenient and comfortable stay.
This elevated prefab cabin in the Chilean Andes has a buffer zone that helps protect it against harsh climatic conditions.
The chiflonera leads to the entrance of the cabin.
Silvertop Ash shiplap siding clads the facade.
Black steel covers the steeply pitched roof, while the exterior walls are wrapped in charred cedar.
The architects say that the mirrored finish hasn't caused any problems with the local wildlife.
A view of the cabin from the frozen lake. Here, the existing property can be seen to the right of the cabin.
Lightweight corrugated zinc roof sheeting clads the exterior.
David Ferguson of Kimo Estate took construction into his own hands in a two-person owner-builder team.
The glazed door and other openings allow guests to enjoy sunset views from bed.
Stargazing is easy thanks to the lack of light pollution.
The A-frame structure is elevated on pad footings.

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