Archive for the ‘Wood Home Design’ Category

It is hard to imagine how this old house could look more attractive, built in 1952 and has been renovated by architect Cliff May who now also as his personal residence. The Experimental Ranch House is a unique picture of the evolution of the ranch-style home is located in Sullivan Canyon in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles. I like the open concept by allowing some natural elements as the main force. The restoration of this house to rebuild the original layout with an open plan while preserving the integrity of the original wood beams and the structure of the  [ Read More ]

Starting from the demand of people who want to stay away from the crowds and want a comfortable place to hide, studio JeanArch under the direction Jeanna Berger her studied stress reduction conducted by Karolinska Institute. From the results of extensive research they have succeeded in creating 72 hour cabin and offers an inspiring retreat on the island of Henriksholm, Sweden. As if lost in nature, these small wooden modules are installed on stage to minimize their impact on the ground while providing protection against wild animals. The decor is quite simple and minimalist so every client can experience a  [ Read More ]

Good news for ski sports lovers all over the world, if you visit China’s Jilin Province then there is a brutal observation platform used for ski retreats from anywhere. Created by META-Project architectural studio, Stage Of Forest is located above the ski slopes of Shongua Lake Resort. Built using wood and concrete, these buildings blend with the landscape of forests and offers views of the mountains and valleys of the lake. Walking into the interior, the studio uses red cedar which is useful for reflecting sunlight and creating warm spaces. The building is claimed to be resistant to the most  [ Read More ]

Talking about tree house has always been a fun topic, just as a modern, recently completed treehouse built in Jerusalem is truly amazing. Unlike most tree houses we know, you can not stay in them, even though it’s the kind of place somebody wants to lie in and stay for a while. Designed by architects Ifat Finkelman and Deborah Warschawski, new tree house is equipped with a bumpy playground in the yard entrance Youth Wing for Art Education at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. It has a real pine tree structure and is constructed of a 2 cm wooden plank affixed  [ Read More ]

The house was initially abandoned and accidentally discovered by families who wanted to move to Hood River, Oregon. When you first see a small red house with A-frame, they immediately decide to have it. They had never seen A-frame beforehand, especially when it was first discovered in very bad condition with nothing in it. But they can see the beauty of the actual home of plywood floors, carpets painted green, dark veneer panels and worn very small kitchen with an iron bath tub pink complete with a matching toilet. Renovation of the house is not too much for retaining the  [ Read More ]