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Halbhaus: 17th Century Modest Alpine Chalet Makeover

Wed, Sep 23, 2015 | Wood house designs

Halbhaus is a 17th-century timber-frame Swiss chalet located in the historic Swiss mountain village of Andermatt. Halbhaus (‘half house’ in German) originally stood next to a house that was its mirror image, but was lost to a fire several decades ago. The heart of the house is a double-height kitchen and living area. Whitened wood paneling and flooring...Continue Reading...


Bachelor’s Tahoe Ski Retreat Wit Industrial Touches

Mon, Sep 21, 2015 | Wood house designs

Diverse and welcoming, the contemporary Tahoe Ski Retreat in Truckee, California, USA captured our attention with its many appealing design highlights. A large open-plan living and dining area serves as the social core of the retreat as it belongs to a bachelor who likes to invite a lot of friends. Stacked wood adjacent to the fireplace becomes a design...Continue Reading...


Stylish Modern Take On A Traditional Mountain Chalet

Mon, Sep 7, 2015 | Wood house designs

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...Continue Reading...


Casa Brutale Right In The Cliffs Above The Aegean Sea

Wed, Jul 15, 2015 | Waterfront home designs

Casa Brutale is an unclad statement of simplicity and harmony in contemporary architecture. The conceptual residence by OPA is a chameleonic living space that teeters on the high cliffs above the Aegean sea. The home is constructed with simple materials like wood, glass, and raw concrete, putting the focus on the landscape and ocean. Nothing extends above...Continue Reading...


Mountain View House With Panoramic Alpine Views

Fri, Jun 19, 2015 | Wood house designs

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 entire walls of...Continue Reading...


Inviting Italian Chalet Completely From Wood And Stone

Tue, Dec 2, 2014 | Wood house designs

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 stone. The stone clad around the fireplace...Continue Reading...


Modern Mountain Residence With Stunning Views

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 | Modern home designs

This stunning Utah residence is a real masterpiece of modern architecture and design. The outside is clad mostly in wood and stone, its shape is very original and reminds of a giant ship. The design is characterized of lots of windows that keep warmth inside yet offering wonderful mountain views, which are the focal point in the interior. The décor is...Continue Reading...

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Modern Clifftop House With Spectacular Views

Wed, May 7, 2014 | Modern home designs

I think that mountain houses are exceptional: you not only get a spectacular view but also feel secluded. This holiday residence is located on a clifftop in the Valparaiso Region in Chile, overlooking the ocean. The setting is wild and spectacular, and architects Nicolas Lipthay Allen/ L2C respected this feature in their design. The element that anchors the...Continue Reading...


Via Sauvagia With Modern Architecture And Earthy-Colored Interiors

Wed, Feb 19, 2014 | Modern home designs

There’s something about the organic feel generated by the lovely cabins built up along the slopes of the mountains. Mostly people choose such houses to disconnect from the exhausting cities, in order to find peace, get in touch with nature. That’s why I think that harmony is one of the most important features when designing such a home. That’s all...Continue Reading...


Little Swiss Chalet In Honey Blond Wood

Wed, Jan 15, 2014 | Wood house designs

One more Alpine eye-candy for you! This chalet by Geneva-based architect Charles Pictet is located in in the Ormonts valley, Switzerland. The architect had to overcome a host of building constraints and site challenges when he designed this small chalet. The honey blond wood used throughout is a lighter and more modern take on the woodsy interiors of...Continue Reading...


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