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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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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Modern Family Lake House With Clutter-Free Interiors

What used to be the family’s campsite on Lake Superior in Wisconsin is now a fascinating family retreat. The interiors of the 1,280-square-foot main house are dressed in clear basswood, reflecting warmth and evoking closeness to nature. Simple decor creates a clutter-free environment. Its unusual shape is framed by a storage building and woodshed made... 
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Halbhaus: 17th Century Modest Alpine Chalet Makeover

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... 
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Small Moonlight Cabin That Embraces Outdoors

Jackson Clements Burrows Architects built a small shelter overlooking the coast of Victoria, Australia. Envisioned as a place to get away, the structure allows inhabitants to engage with its natural surroundings. Sized at only 60 square meters, the small footprint aims to explore how small is too small, questioning what is really necessary in a... 
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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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