cabins are becoming more and more popular as a cost- effective alternative to site-built
designs. The ever expanding array of choices in today's marketplace make them a viable option when consider- ing a weekend getaway or retreat!
Above: The "Weebee" from Tumbleweed Tiny House Co.
Styles range from simple and basic "boxes" . . . . . to Gingerbread Vic- torian and Craftsman cottages . . . . .
. to sleek, glass-walled contem- poraries.
The unique design that follows derives its inspiration from private railway cars of the late nineteenth and
early twentieth centuries.
Pictured at right and below are prefab cabins reminiscent of nineteenth cen- tury Victorian cottages. Note the
up- per level Gothic style windows in the designs at right and below, left.
The two designs that follow take their cue from
architec- ture. Popular in the early years of the twentieth century, the style is currently enjoying a resurgence
In stark contrast to the traditional designs we've looked at, thus far, are sleek contemporary designs
at right and below.
Pictured at left, below, is the "Hermit's House" by The Cloud Collective in The Netherlands. A prefabricated
retreat with a whitewashed interior and wood-clad exterior, this minimalist structure functions as a lounge and
The sleek design on the right, below, is called the One+ Concept. A mod- ular design by the aptly named Swedish
manufacturer, "add-a-room," the structure can be expanded in size -- as your needs dictate -- by simply attaching
And finally, the sleek contemporary glass-walled design pictured below is from ARKit, an Australian
prefab home manufacturer. Crafted from glass and Western red cedar over timber framing, the sustainable
structure in- corporates a host of eco-friendly features.
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