Woodshed Inspired Dwelling On A Forested Site

Woodshed Inspired Dwelling On A Forested Site
American studio Birdseye Design took cues from traditional woodsheds while creating this house for a forested site in northern Vermont, and the project is called accordingly – Woodshed. The dwellings composed of two volumes with asymmetrical, gabled roofs. The volumes are connected by a central entry vestibule that opens onto a terrace. The building is... 
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Halbhaus: 17th Century Modest Alpine Chalet Makeover

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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Chalet Forestier Open To The Surrounding Nature

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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