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10 Amazing Houses Buried in the Woods


10. Matali Crasset – The feral house In the heart of the Meuse (55), in Lorraine, tucked within the 5000-hectares forest of the villages Dompcevrin, Fresnes-au-mont, Lahaymeix, Nicey-sur-Aire, Pierrefitte-sur-Aire and Ville-devant-Belrain, along the Sentier du Vent pathway, the designer matali crasset has designed and built four feral-type houses, her “maisons sylvestres”. The cabins are centrally-positioned […]


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NB20°5


Built in a pine forest on the coast of New Brunswick, NB20°5 is a house/studio designed by yh2_Yiacouvakis Hamelin Architects for occasional use. With simple, spare lines inspired by the vernacular architecture of the Maritimes, the structure is composed of two wings made of sheet metal and wood, built directly on the ground in the […]


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Geometry in Black


In the Laurentians, a dense forest on a slight hill, down-turns into the expansion of a small river. Through the trees, the body of a black building is divided into three blocks linked by glass passageways. Three blocks of a home, mid-level from each other, are all in direct contact with the earth. Three blocks […]


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La Cornette


Built on the slope of a small hill, La Cornette is a country house open to the pastoral landscape that surrounds it. Under a soaring roof resembling a nun’s cornet wimple is a roomy dwelling modeled on traditional Quebec houses of old that lodged large families and their relatives. This house for celebrations and holidays, […]


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