In order to meet the client's budget goals, an efficient plan and cost effective selection of building materials reduced construction costs and led to the simple box design. The use of sheet materials both inside and out maximized material efficiency while emphasizing the simplicity of the cabin's form. Two concrete walls cradle the box and allow it to cantilever over the hillside, reducing effective site disturbance. Elevating the cabin allowed for unobstructed views down slope and to the mountains beyond, transforming a modest living space from ordinary room to a viewing platform that extends from inside to out.

We believe this project demonstrates our belief that architecturally interesting solutions can be achieved for budgets of all sizes without sacrificing quality or aesthetics.
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“Sta maria” — maumontero
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“Sliding doors out to deck from kiTchen and family room” — colangelo518
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“the whole thing” — danny869
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“cladding” — Alison Morison
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“Hangout” — mxolisis33
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“Design” — thebentsens
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“Very simple entry” — Zugai Strudwick Architects
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“30” — Lars Melo
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“Cantilevered balcony” — Zugai Strudwick Architects
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“Scale” — mukiwa72
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“Deck/railing” — debbie2price
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“Efficient deck nomcooums” — Zugai Strudwick Architects
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“plywood walls” — dhmcpherson
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“Wall” — evenkey
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“shelves above toilet” — nnotaro
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“knotty pine on sides” — remodel219
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“Way it sits on landscape” — Zugai Strudwick Architects
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“Modern mountain cabin” — matrails
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“Simplicity understaed” — Zugai Strudwick Architects
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