Lucy Wang

h2o architects' Timber La Cabotte Cabin Complements Southern France’s Rolling Vineyards

by , 06/16/14
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Built to combine three main functions, the small 625 square foot wooden cabin accommodates a wine-tasting service area, reception area, and office space. These three areas were combined to create a Y-shaped plan, with each branch housing a different function. The unusual plan and elevated location offered the architects the chance to maximize views towards the vineyards in multiple directions.

Related: Giant Wine Barrel Room Overlooks the Black Forest in Germany

Inside, the walls, ceilings, and floorboards are painted bone-white to create the illusion of spaciousness. Furniture, such as the wine rack and taste testing picnic table, offer light wooden accents in the otherwise all-white, open plan rooms. To mitigate the uneven slope, the architects added footings on the edges of two of the three wooden volumes.

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Via ArchDaily

Images via h2o architects

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