Spread across three different levels a central courtyard that flows into the rear garden and sparkling recessed lighting put the final touches on a South African home where outdoor living takes precedence.
We always love a house that is planet-friendly without going over the top in terms of both design and the green technology that it uses. Eco-friendly design is as much about smart planning and responding to the landscape as it is about new-age technology. Epitomizing this is the lovely set in the posh Melbourne suburb of .
Both the ease in design and assemble mean minimal on-site construction making prefabs such as these absolutely perfect for eco-sensitive setting where the existing flora and fauna need to be left as undisturbed as possible.
A fully wooden cabin is lovely and traditional but it can become a monotonous sight if all sides of the house are exactly the same and there is no variety. Big windows are an important piece to include into the design as they will create not only an illuminated interior but also an innovative exterior!
When we combine these philosophies we get a modern version of a treehouse – a beautiful house among the trees that can serve as a permanent residence or your favorite vacation spot. Check out some of the most down below!
Wood cabins are often of a smaller size but when you find a bigger cabin you will clearly see that it doesn’t lose any of its coziness and security. It’s just a supersized version of a log cabin ready to be enjoyed in the middle of the natural setting. Even the simplest cabin can have a unique element that makes it memorable and significant. This adorable tiny cabin has two tiny hearts engraved onto the window shutters and it creates an incredibly meaningful exterior.
The beauty of an off-the-grid cottage lies in the way they appear to have always been a part of the scenery they are set in as if they grew into it organically. We can attribute this to the exceptional rustic exterior that makes the best of old wood and shabby presence.