Moving away from the more expansive lakeside cabin designs that one can find across the gorgeous Norwegian landscape this minimal and modern cabin is draped in pinewood and glass.
Affordable housing is a major global concern and architects across the planet are coming up new solutions that bring housing within reach of a larger section of people. This obviously takes different shapes in different corners of the globe and each manifestation depends on available materials and existing building constraints.
At the heart of this Chilean home designed for a family of five is a large double-height living area with small loft space above. Essentially a single level structure the height of the home allows for the addition of a smaller loft level without having to commit to building an entire second level.
It is the new Y-shaped addition between the two bedrooms of the house that gives the revitalized house its name even as a relaxing porch becomes the center of family activity.
Sliding glass doors separate the indoors with the porch and allow for an easy transition between both the areas even as the homeowners can enjoy the best of Texas weather without ever living the comfort of the living room.
We are often so embroiled in aesthetics ergonomics and even a dash of luxury that we tend to forget the cost at which all of that comes. For most homeowners across the globe their ‘dream home’ plans start by figuring out the costs involved.