Vahrn is a quiet little place located in the province of South Tyrol Italy. Surrounded by a beautiful natural landscape this picturesque Italian countryside setting seems like the perfect spot for a gorgeous modern home that combines the contemporary with the classic
Tall ceilings ample natural ventilation and smart artificial lighting combine to give the interior a cheery ambiance. This ‘multipurpose zone’ can be configured to fit your particular needs with a simple change of decor and accessories. The first floor houses the home office along with the living area modern kitchen dining space and a lovely patio.
Designed by Spanish architecture studio ÁBATON the portable fits this billing perfectly. This transportable micro house can be located pretty much anywhere thanks to its prefabricated design that ensures you have a complete home on site almost instantly!
The cantilevered cabin has a footprint of just 200 feet and yet offers a living space of spread across several levels. Its uncomplicated design coupled with adaptable features turn it into an absolute delight!
The transition between the traditional stone wall structure on the lower level and the contemporary wooden and glass edifice seems both intriguing and appealing giving the home an exceptional identity of its own.
The most unique feature of the cabin is the use of human power to operate large movable shutters that cover the glass windows during the harsher winter months. Switching between complete insulation and unabated views this smart feature is controlled by a large hand wheel that is easy to operate. So as you bid adieu to your weekend refuge you can secure it completely without any fuss whatsoever!
The owners of the home wanted a quick renovation that not only altered the existing floor plan and ambiance of the house but also improved its insulation and energy efficiency several fold. Taking on this task of refurbishment while giving the landscape outside a new revitalized look architects from ÁBATON Arquitectura completely transformed this three-decade-old Spanish home.