Posts Tagged ‘retreat’

  • Marlboro

    Marlboro Music School and Festival

    Apr 24, 17 • 514 Views • HabitatNo Comments

    Johannes Brahms once said “Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind”. The 19th century classical composer took much of his inspiration from his peers – the likes of Beethoven and Mozart, but he was also a...

  • Lundberg

    Breuer Cabin

    Oct 14, 15 • 1015 Views • HabitatNo Comments

    Next time you see someone rooting through a skip or driving rubbish away from the local refuse don’t be too quick to judge – they could be scavenging materials to make something like the Breuer Cabin. Beginning with an uncompleted, ramshackle old hut it...

  • ecocapsule-2


    Jun 11, 15 • 949 Views • Multipurpose, RidesNo Comments

    Despite looking like a slightly roomier version of those pods in The Matrix that store humans, EcoCapsules are a far more appealing space to be enclosed in and just about the most futuristic retreat we’ve seen yet. Roomy enough to comfortably house two...

  • Nahahum

    Nahahum Canyon Cabin

    May 19, 15 • 938 Views • HabitatNo Comments

    Getting away from it all is all we’ll ever end up doing if people keep creating luxurious abodes in the wilderness like this. It’s the Nahahum Canyon Cabin, near Cashmere, Washington, created by Balance Associates Architects as a 1500 foot square two...

  • Brillhart

    Brillhart house

    Mar 22, 15 • 812 Views • HabitatNo Comments

    When it comes to combining a modern luxury retreat with the (otherwise) untouched beauty of nature they don’t come much better than the Brillhart house, an ambitious self-build project in the heart of tropical Miami. Sitting five feet above the ground...

  • LeaningHouse

    Praud Leaning House

    Nov 6, 14 • 923 Views • HabitatNo Comments

    It would be perfectly reasonable of you to ask exactly why someone would want to live in a house that leans. There are many reasons – it can maximise the amount of natural light that enters during the day, it can increase the internal floor space, it can...

  • CaseInlet

    Case Inlet Retreat

    Oct 30, 14 • 1232 Views • HabitatNo Comments

    If you’re after a secluded retreat with a bit more panache than a simple log cabin, we’ve got a rather more modern alternative for you. The Case Inlet Retreat nails that beautiful combination of natural surroundings and contemporary architecture on a 20...