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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Chalet Forestier Open To The Surrounding Nature

The client’s requirements for a secondary residence in the Eastern townships of Quebec were modest; an easy-to-maintain residence with spaces largely open to the surrounding nature. A large volume composed of three programmatic subspaces – parent/living, loggia and children – requires its residents to step outside in spite of the harsh winter climate in order... 
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Modern And Stylish Forest Sanctuary Near Lake Tahoe

There’s a lot of outdoor space, which helps tie this family home near Lake Tahoe, its design was all about fitting it into the environment. The entrance introduces the home’s main materials: steel, glass, wood, and concrete. The central vision was threefold: interiors that would bring the family joy, support their daily activities, and provide... 
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Colorful Forest Cabin Redesign On A Modest Budget

What started out as an old, un-heated and uninteresting cabin was transformed into a vibrant year-round retreat that we’d never want to leave! The redesign and revival by Reader & Swartz Architects infused this slope-side forest home with a bright blue facade and interiors that marry modern white and natural, punctuated by pops of bright... 
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Minimalist House In The Heart Of A Forest

This forest house by Ando studio was created to merge with the environment. The designers used wood, concrete and metal but anyway the residence looks very organic. The architecture of the house is very cool, the wonderful views of nature are in the centre of attention. There’s also a concrete structure that protect the house... 
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