Stylish Modern Take On A Traditional Mountain Chalet

Znameni Ctyr Architekti created this adorable mountain chalet in the Czech Republic that combines traditional and modern details. The adapted staggered profile with angles outwards on both of its end walls protects the walls from rainwater. The house contains four storeys: two set into the sloping ground and two upstairs. Granite flagstones give the building... 
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Floating Cedar House On The Side Of Lake Huron

Named Floating House by MOS Architects, the two-storey building provides a summer residence on the Canadian side of Lake Huron. Thanks to its pontoon base, the house adapts to the changing water levels of the lake, which rise and fall throughout the year. Externally the building is clad in a rainscreen of cedar planks. Living... 
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Smart Wooden House Built With Beech Wood Plugs

This hi-tech wooden house was built without glue, screws or nails, it’s built with beech wood plugs. The whole house is made from spruce, larch, pine and birch wood, and built without using chemicals or artificial tools – this is eco-friendliness at its edge! The interiors are modern and almost minimalist – who needs much... 
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Mountain View House With Panoramic Alpine Views

Three-storey Mountain View residence by SoNo Arhitekti nestles into a hillside near an Austrian Alpine village. Its position near the top of the hill allows for impressive views, so the house was designed to take advantage of this. The house is framed by reinforced concrete and cross-laminated timber, this arrangement made it easy to create... 
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Cozy Wooden Log Cottage With Eclectic Interiors

Located near Moscow, Russia, this wooden cottage is a cozy and welcoming retreat designed by Elena Sherbakova. Surrounded by lush forests, it makes the most of its location and takes advantage of the privacy offered by the trees. The house is built of wooden logs and this allows it to blend in easily. The design... 
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Completely Hand-Built Wooden Cabin Filled With Light

Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel created a cabin atop the foundation of a previous greenhouse – can you believe it? With one side of the house closed off, views are directed through the glazed south and west facades to the grassy clearing beyond. The west side is clad with six shutters made of horizontal,... 
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Montana Glass Home With Lots Of Natural Wood In Decor

The Montana Glass Home, painstakingly rendered by Cutler Anderson Architects, is a great example of modern construction. Glass walls, tapered columns and a floor plan that flows as gracefully as the river in front, make it hard to distinguish indoors from outdoors. The interiors are done in modern style, and every room is full of... 
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Small Studio House Design With Double Pitched Roof

This small studio house was created by Jeffery S.Poss Architect and overlooks George Lake. The main level is the sculpting workspace and the guest suite is upstairs and while the site is well treed, views of the lake below can easily be seen from both levels of the structure. Inside the studio, the knotty cedar... 
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Inviting Italian Chalet Completely From Wood And Stone

Chalet houses are absolute love and joy, especially in winter, due to the fantastic coziness inside. This one is located in Italy, not far from the border with France, and was designed by architect Tanya Haug. Not only the house itself but also most of the furniture are made from natural materials like wood or... 
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Chalet Lac Gate Inspired By The Surrounding Landscape

Located on the shore of the Gate Lake, on a slightly sloping land of almost 80 000 pi2, this cottage by architect Eric Joseph Tremblay is located near the border of a mature cedar wooded area with inclined majestic trunks. The cottage’s exterior covering is made of stones and cedar, natural and site specific materials,... 
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