The MINIMOD moves away from the constraints of conventional housing as most of the entire home can be built off-site in a factory and assembled at the remote location with ease. A case in the point is the two exquisite prefabs dubbed and nestled in the picturesque and uninhabited landscape of Catuçaba in Brazil.
The street façade of the LA House was built to keep out prying eyes with the rear opening towards the garden and pool area. Large swiveling glass doors usher in ample natural light and ventilation with the double-height central living area become the fulcrum of all activity.
It is both the searing heat of and durability of composite timber that encouraged the architects to use it while shaping both the timber screening and the generous outdoor decks. It is the deck that connects with both the living area on the first level and the bedrooms on the second level and usher in the outdoors.
A modern treehouse doesn’t necessarily have to be lifted from the ground to capture the magic of a house situated among the trees. The industrial presence of this treehouse really stands out against the natural backdrop. It’s available to rent on Airbnb and should cost some $250 per night. Sleeps 2.
A beautiful log cabin with a glistening exterior definitely doesn’t have the intention of blending in. It was made to stand out and it does so with class! The stone chimney is the cold element that shakes up the generally warm decor. A cozy cottage in the mountains doesn’t just offer an outstanding view of the landscape it also represents the perfect countryside shack with charming little window shutters and a matching fence surrounding it.
A big treehouse hidden deep within the forest can almost be overlooked if you don’t look closely! It’s built around a strong and powerful tree and appears like something out of an adventure book! A wooden treehouse with a geometric design that is situated near the highest treetops has a big glass wall that lets the light in opens up the space and offers the most incredible view!
An open and cheerful home offers the perfect platform from which you can take in the many sights and sounds play out in the landscape it sits in. It is barely a surprise then that Gottsmann Architects opted for a similar design as they shaped the gorgeous and light-filled that overlooks an adjacent Golf Course and Lake.