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Relaxing lake cottage offers a nature-inspired oasis on Lake Rosseau

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Tamarack North has custom built this relaxing lake cottage retreat with modern-rustic details, nestled on Lake Rosseau, a popular recreation lake in the Muskokas, Ontario, Canada. Designed as a weekend retreat, this wonderful oasis is meant to leave its occupants feeling relaxed and refreshed. Throughout the exterior and interior of this home are a great use of textures […]

Renovated cabin provides sanctuary for an architect on Bainbridge Island

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Alan Maskin, a principal and owner of Olson Kundig Architects has renovated his personal cabin retreat, located on Bainbridge Island, Washington. A second-floor addition provides this cabin with sweeping views over Agate Passage, a high-current tidal strait on the Olympic Peninsula. The scope of this 1,100 square foot project entailed the remodel and addition of a 1938 […]

Beautiful coastal Maine home envisioned for idyllic summer getaways

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Hamilton Snowber Architects is responsible for the design of this New England coastal home nestled on a site that gently slopes down to Penobscot Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Maine and Atlantic Ocean in Rockport, Maine. This was conceived as a summer home and vacation destination for a Washington couple and their four grown children. Drawing from […]

This cozy mountain cabin offers relaxed lakeside living in Montana

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This cozy mountain cabin was designed and constructed by Denman Construction, nestled on Ashley Lake, a beautiful lake just outside of Kalispell, in the Northwest part of Montana. Surrounded by the Salish Mountains, this home features hidden doors, gaming bookcases, and many inspirations of the owners personal connections to the area. The heart of this cabin […]

Modern interpretation of New England farmhouse vernacular

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Elliott + Elliott Architecture has put a modern twist on this New England farmhouse vernacular, located on a small island off the coast of Maine. It is rooted in the traditional hierarchical relationship between the prominent white clapboard farmhouse and the less adorned, shingled outbuildings. In order to accommodate multiple generations of the family, the main […]

Montana ranch retreat boasts gorgeous display of rustic-luxe details

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This rustic ranch compound was designed as a recreational base camp for three generations of family by Miller-Roodell Architects, located long the Ruby River Valley in southwest Montana. Multiple structures on the property is family and adventure specifically, including a 6,300 square foot main lodge with a kitchen and living room spacious enough to accommodate a family […]

Mountain industrial retreat in Idaho has steel and glass cantilevered wings

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This spectacular mountain industrial retreat was designed by Olson Kundig Architects, located in Sun Valley, a resort town in Idaho. The design of this dwelling draws inspiration from the surrounding high desert landscape, balancing the prospect of sweeping mountain views with a sense of refuge and intimacy. The 6,500-square-foot home’s two west-facing wings launch out of […]

Weathering steel mountain retreat perched hillside in Colorado Rockies

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This Corten steel clad modern mountain retreat designed by Skylab Architecture is perched on a hillside in beautiful Snowmass, Colorado. This home boasts panoramic views of Snowmass Mountain, built on the idea that a physical place can deepen the connections between friends, families, and the natural world.  The project vision for Owl Creek Ski House included […]

Gorgeous modern cabin retreat surrounded by rugged beauty of Maine

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This modern cabin retreat was designed by Elliot Architects, located on a heavily wooded 10-acre property on a peninsula that jutted out into a pond near Phillips Lake in Lucrene-in-Maine, Maine. Encompassing 1,900 square feet of living space, there are two bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms and a finished basement space. Access to the cabin is via a […]