Gallery: This Low-Impact Cabin is Accessed Through a Hidden Retractable...

Like a fortress located near the Hood Canal waterfront off the Puget Sound in Washington, this cabin is only accessible via a retractable staircase found underneath the house. Designed by Seattle-based Castanes Architecture, the Treehouse is a vacation home for a couple who often work in Japan, but spend their free time in the States racing bicycles. The low-impact cabin has a minimal footprint on the forest, and was designed with an efficient layout, plenty of daylighting, a composting toilet, and high-quality and environmentally friendly materials.

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