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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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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Holiday House With Serene Pine And Larch Interiors

Located in the Dolomite mountain village of Mareo, in South Tyrol, Italy, La Pedevilla was inspired by the traditional farmhouses of the region. The house is an energy-efficient oasis with its own water source, geothermal heating, solar panels, and a photovoltaic power plant. The architects used locally sourced solid Swiss stone pine and larch and... 
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Modern Rural Family Home Made Of 100-Year-Old Beams

This striking modern Canadian home in sweeping hayfields is a wonderful example of a modern rural home open to nature. The house is constructed from 100-year-old beams salvaged from a series of warehouses collected by industrial designer Omer Arbel. Not a single reclaimed plank was cut or altered, giving the home its distinctive geometric look,... 
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