Rustic Passive House, Barn And Sauna Tower Compound

Architecture and interiors firm BarlisWedlick created this eclectic compound designed to suit a client with an idiosyncratic wish list. The main house is constructed from structural insulated panels and clad in charred cedar. Connected to the main house by a narrow bridge, a three-story cedar tower with a sauna at its base recalls a tree... 
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Fairy-Tale-Like And Cozy Wooden Norwegian House

This luxurious Norway home with a black façade is 100% authentic and absolutely beautiful! Rustic interiors can boast of retro and Scandinavian touches, which make it perfect for spending winter holidays – it looks like a wooden home from a fairy-tale! Designers decided to keep the atmosphere and decorated the house with trunks, massive chandeliers,... 
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Modern Annex Home With Lots Of Wood In Decor

DUBBELDAM Architecture recently completed a residential project for a young couple in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The house was called Annex because it originally consisted of two volumes. The new interiors feature an open floor plan throughout, the most notable design feature being a large wooden volume that hides ductwork, storage and a bathroom. On the... 
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Prefab Lake Cottage With Unfinished Wooden Walls

This prefab cottage by Kariouk Associates is situated on a private lake in a remote part of Ladysmith, Quebec, Canada. Almost all the interior walls are left unfinished, allowing them to age naturally, the floors however have been clear sealed for extra durability. The walls have either been whitewashed or tiled, as has the floor.... 
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Box Green Home Built To Passive House Standards

This home in Portland, Oregon has simple, boxy forms starkly contrast with surrounding residences, its compact shape and modest scale help it fit into the traditional neighborhood without calling attention to itself. The house was built around a large birch tree, with dwarf fountain grass and porcupine grass planted in front. A weeping blue atlas... 
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