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Cabin Porn: 6 Awe-Inspiring Isolated Micro-Shelters from Around the World

Posted By Ana Lisa Alperovich On February 20, 2012 @ 6:10 pm In Architecture,Features,Green Materials,Green Resources,Recycled Materials | No Comments

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Muir Trail Hut in California [5]

Muir Trail Hut stands at 12,059 feet high within the California rocky peaks and is one of the trail’s greatest landmarks. Made entirely from local stone and built in 1930 by the Sierra Club of California [6], this humble yet strong shelter blends perfectly into the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

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Slab Wood Shelter in Connecticut [7]

Made by artist Dave Sinaguglia [7], this rough and ready shelter uses slab wood offcuts. Located in a beautiful pine tree forest near Hartford [8], Connecticut, this shelter is a great place to find some solitude and inspiration.

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Dovecote Studio in Suffolk [9]

Dovecote Studio on the Suffolk coast is built inside the remains of an old Victorian dovecote. Designed by Haworth Tompkins Studio [9], this highly contrasting shelter now houses the Aldeburgh Music School [10]‘s studio.

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Boat Roof Shed in the Shetland isles [11]

Located on a remote island called Hoswick [12] off Scotland’s north coast, this gorgeous little cabin was simply built with local stones and boat remains. 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 [13] in an exhibition called Small is Beautiful.

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Mobile Ice Fishing Shacks in Quebec [14]

When Quebec’s Lake Champlain [15] fresh water freezes every year, its inhabitants push their shacks into it to find their favorite fishing spots. Painted in bright colors and prefabricated inland, these cute skating shelters offer protection from the freezing temperatures.

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The Rock Restaurant in Zanzibar [16]

If you really want to be far away from it all, get on a boat to Zanzibar [17] 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.

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[3] tiny homes: http://inhabitat.com/top-5-tiniest-tiny-houses/

[4] Cabin Porn: http://freecabinporn.com/

[5] Image: http://johnmuirtrail.org/trail.html

[6] Sierra Club of California: http://www.sierraclub.org/

[7] Slab Wood Shelter in Connecticut: http://davesinaguglia.com/

[8] Hartford: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartford,_Connecticut

[9] Dovecote Studio in Suffolk: http://www.haworthtompkins.com/built/proj04/index.html

[10] Aldeburgh Music School: http://www.aldeburgh.co.uk/

[11] Image: http://www.jedlind.com/work/view/small-is-beautiful/

[12] Hoswick: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoswick

[13] Jed Lind: http://www.jedlind.com

[14] Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/christiangates/5433094659/in/photostream/

[15] Lake Champlain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Champlain

[16] Image: http://www.therockrestaurantzanzibar.com/

[17] Zanzibar: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zanzibar

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