27 Jun '14, 3pm

#Luiis_3x ] Nickisch Sano Walder Architekten Turns an Old Log Cabin into a Concrete Tiny Hous... [ #Luispokel

#Luiis_3x ] Nickisch Sano Walder Architekten Turns an Old Log Cabin into a Concrete Tiny Hous... [ #Luispokel

Can anything replace the traditional warmth and tactile aesthetic of an old log cabin? Architects Nickish Sano Walder gave it a go with their tiny holiday home for two in Graubünden, Switzerland. They took the logs of an existing cabin and used them as the form to cast new concrete walls, creating a negative of the logs. As a result, the ultra modern tiny house preserves the scale and even an impression of the materiality of the original structure.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/nickisch-sano-walder-architekten-tur...

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