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Traditional Cabin in the Alps Meets Big Glass

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Wow. What beautiful proportion. What utter purity of line!

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The attic bedroom is centered at the apex of this cabin in the Austrian alps.

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The result is a dream bedroom on the top floor with the simplicity of a child’s stick-figure drawing.

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This architectural style – mountain cabin with a perfect right-angle pitched gable roof – is not normally associated with extensive glazing.

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But this house bucks that trend.

It is nearly entirely glass.

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With such generous expanses of glazing, the interior seems to flow right out into nature.

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Architects Hohensinn Architektur skilfully blended the house in with its more traditional neighbours.

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The house is located in the mountains of Bad Aussee, Austria.

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The delicate wooden rain screen gently filters light both coming in in the day and going out in the evenings.

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The house is a careful blend of the two disparate architectural styles and pulls it off with panache.

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The result is a very livable space – with a nod to tradition in its drawing – that makes something completely new.

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