Madritsch Pfurtscheller, Energy-efficient, House Bout, Austrian Alps, alpine cabin, wooden interiors, wood burning stove

This Alpine dwelling pays homage to the pine trees were cleared to give way to urbanization. Its tall and lean design causes minimal impact on the ground and the blonde pine wood blends in with the surrounding nature. The pinewood that clads its outer skin, interior walls, floors and ceilings provides the home with warmth and comfort.

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Madritsch Pfurtscheller, Energy-efficient, House Bout, Austrian Alps, alpine cabin, wooden interiors, wood burning stove

A closed spiral staircase leads inhabitants throughout the home’s 3-levels while acting as a décor focal. The living room features a glazed wall that fills the room with natural light while framing the majestic scenery and its snowy caps. The home cleverly divides living areas, using different levels and ceiling heights that, along with good insulation and a sustainable heating solution, help keep interiors warm.

+ Madritsch Pfurtscheller

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Photos by Wolfgang Retter