…it is the fisherman’s hut in Bournat, 1900 at bugue reconstructed village in Perigord style” – Off Grid Quest
via Handmade Cabin Circa 1900.
In a small forest in France’s Dordogne, self-taught carpenter Menthé built his home with a living roof and mud walls… The result is a charming and very cozy home that fits perfectly into the woodland.” – Kirsten Dirksen
via Art of living in a Dordogne’s tiny mud home with living roof – YouTube.
The space is only 269 square feet, but the architects managed to create four unique levels/rooms for a bathroom, kitchen/living room, bedroom and even a home-office.” – Kirsten Dirksen
via Paris’ maison-stairwell stacks 4 floors in 25 sqm (269 sq ft) – YouTube. Designed by SML Architectes
This small house from France is intended as a vacation rental unit – but it sure makes manufactured homes look good. Some of the features cited on their website include:
- Light, airy and spacious living area
- Operable louvre shutters fitted to master bedroom window for total blackout
- En-suite bathroom
- High standard equipment : recycling cooker hood, large fridge freezer, coffee table
- Ample storage and over-bed reading lights in children’s bedroom
- Convertible bed in lounge seating
- Sundeck on the roof (access through safety gate) to make the most of sunny days as well as starry nights.
See more at the Mobil-homes IRM website.
Located in the open landscape of the Rives Arcins in Bordeaux, France– this cabin draws inspiration from the night “owls” of the land. Crafted as a part of the “Noise Initiative” for the area, this cabin was designed by Zebra3/Buy-Sellf.” – Rachel at Inthralld
See more of ‘The Watchers’ – Owl Inspired Cabin. Rental information can be found here.
We have disclosure! We now know why extraterrestrials make all those crop circles! Flying saucer are made from corn cobs! Just kidding 🙂
“StAndré-Lang Architectes was inspired by the corn dryers of Alsace to create this unusual housing prototype clad in a cage of corn cobs.”
via Tourner Autour du Ried is a 20-Square-Meter Home Made of Corn Cobs!
While this little command post at a Marina in France is not a house, it reminded me of fire tower-like tiny houses. Not exactly a warm and rustic timber frame fire tower but for those who like concrete and steel, a really nicely done little building.
Dans mon arbre is a treehouse company in Grenoble, France. Each treehouse they build is one of a kind and designed for each individual tree and client. I was really impressed with all the different designs they’ve come up with so far and the high level of craftmanship. The treehouse pictured here is especially cool with shutters and awnings that open and close to help control the interior temperature. I first spotted this on Inhabitat.
Dans mon arbre