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!
Inspired by the California coast Method Homes’ White Rock II exemplifies chic green living in the South Surrey region of British Columbia. The LEED Platinum prefab comprises 3 bedrooms 4 baths and a soothing facade characterized by a clean contemporary aesthetic.
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 striking two-story modern addition sits at the rear of the house and uses expansive glass windows and doors to connect the interior with the backyard. Designed by Steve Domoney Architecture the sparkling extension is barely visible from the street yet it efficiently expands the living area of the home.
While it might look like an alien spaceship that landed in the middle of a field WG3’s Hypercubus is actually a miniature hotel room that allows guests to experience modular living on a small scale for a few days. Meant to be an oasis that draws the surrounding landscape indoors the minimalist accommodations are surprisingly spacious on the inside thanks to a cozy lofted bedroom.
Ray Kappe fans will have an extra appreciation for the series of LivingHomes designed by the legendary architect. Available in a variety of LEED Silver-level models the airy abodes start at 1690-square-feet and feature generous outdoor living spaces.
Centered around a peaceful minimalist lifestyle the residence also has an interesting ability — the exterior can be folded up onto itself to secure the home for transport or when the owners are away for extended periods of time.