Gallery: OLGGA’s Portable Log Cabin Conceals a Sleek Modern Interior


The mention of log cabins usually brings to mind thoughts of Abraham Lincoln chopping wood in a flannel shirt – hardly the image of sleek modern design. So, when we heard about OLGGA Architect’s two-piece transportable log cabin – the Flake House, we knew we had to check out this eye-catching, curiosity piquing design. The exterior of the nomadic, road-ready dwelling appears for all the world like a stack of lumber that has been broken into two halves, while the interior strikes a complete contrast with smooth, sleek modern lines.

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  1. davidwayneosedach June 5, 2009 at 10:37 am

    It is a very eye catching design. I think with a few different versions it will be a hit!

  2. innomind June 4, 2009 at 6:01 pm

    I wonder if government will demand property tax if one to bring this cabin into the woods somewhere in the US.
    I don’t think this approach as efficient as having a home on wheels, a camper.

  3. Shropshire Architect June 4, 2009 at 11:02 am

    A great idea. It doesn’t matter how many trees are used, they are a renewable resource that absorb Co2 when growing. I suppose it could be built out of reused telegraph poles but that could affect the design.

  4. vibenade June 4, 2009 at 2:37 am

    how many trees exactly have to be cut down to built this thing??

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