Cabin In The Woods

Best of the Rest: AJ Small Projects 2016.

A new dwelling designed to sit next to the existing, Hugh Casson-designed house but have a character of its own. The Cabin is recessed into the sloping woodland and orientated to allow the internal spaces to enjoy expansive views over the farmland to the sea, woodland and mature landscaped gardens. The living quarters and washroom are on an elevated position nestled amongst the trees. The walls of the cabin are wrapped in timber shingle with a rubber roof and anchored to the site by a large lime-painted brick chimney. The cabin has borrowed the rubber capping material of the adjacent house, but utilised it as a cladding material above and below several of the windows to break-up the cedar fa├žade. Interiors by Retrouvius.

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