Ana Lisa Alperovich

Tiny 'Cube in the Woods' Offers Forest Solitude with a Minor Footprint in Maine

by , 10/16/13



Petra Simmons Design, wooden cube, artist studio, Harpswell Studio, Maine, wooden shelter, Architecture, Tiny Homes, Green Materials, Daylighting, Botanical

Located inside Harpswell woodland, this gorgeous geometrical studio is the perfect place to find peace. Since it was built just a few hundred feet from a tidal creek, the architect decided to place it on wooden stilts that provide protection from raising water while also causing minimal impact on the ground.

Harpswell Studio started with a basic cube, but the outcome includes angles, peeks and sharp corners. Small orthogonal windows bring in natural light and provide beautiful woodland views from every angle. A one of a kind retreat, the wooden cube in the woods offers inspiration and solitude and a tiny footprint.

+ Petra Simmons Design

Via This is Paper

Photos by A. William Frederick

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  1. Mihai Brandybuck October 16, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    beautiful home! great idea!

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