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6 Awe-Inspiring, Isolated Micro-Shelters from Around the World

by , 05/30/14

Architecture, Eco Travel, Green Materials, Green Resources, Landscape Architecture, Recycled Materials, california, muir trail hut, connecticut, Dave Sinaguglia, Dovecote Studio, suffolk, Shetland, Jed Lind, Mobile Ice Fishing Shacks, Quebec, Rock Restaurant, Zanzibar

Boat Roof Shed in the Shetland isles

Located on a remote island called Hoswick off Scotland’s north coast, this gorgeous little cabin was built with local stones and boat fragments. The house’s most distinctive feature is that it uses part of an old boat as a roof, and it was featured by curator Jed Lind in an exhibition called Small is Beautiful.

Architecture, Eco Travel, Green Materials, Green Resources, Landscape Architecture, Recycled Materials, california, muir trail hut, connecticut, Dave Sinaguglia, Dovecote Studio, suffolk, Shetland, Jed Lind, Mobile Ice Fishing Shacks, Quebec, Rock Restaurant, Zanzibar

Mobile Ice Fishing Shacks in Quebec

When Quebec’s Lake Champlain freezes every year, its inhabitants push their shacks into it to find their favorite fishing spots. Painted in bright colors, these cute skating shelters offer protection from the freezing temperatures and biting winds.

Architecture, Eco Travel, Green Materials, Green Resources, Landscape Architecture, Recycled Materials, california, muir trail hut, connecticut, Dave Sinaguglia, Dovecote Studio, suffolk, Shetland, Jed Lind, Mobile Ice Fishing Shacks, Quebec, Rock Restaurant, Zanzibar

The Rock Restaurant in Zanzibar

If you really want to get far away from it all, hop on a boat to Zanzibar and visit the Rock Restaurant. This eatery stands on a rock in the middle of the Indian Ocean and only has space for a handful of people.

Via Cabin Porn

Lead image via Portland Hikers

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  1. Robert Cumming May 31, 2014 at 4:31 am

    Nice article. Incidentally, The Rock in Zanzibar is not “in the middle of the Indian Ocean”. It’s actually on the beach at Pingwe, and is only surrounded by water at high tide…

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