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I built this hut in the bush using naturally occurring materials and primitive tools. The hut is 2m wide and 2m long, the side walls are 1m high and the ridge line (highest point) is 2m high giving a roof angle of 45 degrees. A bed was built inside and it takes up a little less than half the hut. The tools used were a stone hand axe to chop wood, fire sticks to make fire, a digging stick for digging and clay pots to carry water. The materials used in the hut were wood for the frame, vine and lawyer cane for lashings and mud for walls. Broad leaves were initially used as thatch which worked well for about four months before starting to rot. The roof was then covered with sheets of paper bark which proved to be a better roofing material (*peeling the outer layer of bark does not kill this species of tree). An external fireplace and chimney were also built to reduce smoke inside. The hut is a small yet comfortable shelter and provides room to store tools and materials out of the weather. The whole hut took 9 months from start to finish. But it only took 30 days of actual work (I abandoned it for a few months before adding bark roof, chimney and extra daub ).

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Small wooden hut at Santa Maddalena Valley in the Dolomites Mountains, South Tyrol, Italy

Makes me want to get a couple of acres in the woods somewhere and a 1/2 dozen of these small homes/huts and start a colony of cool people who can live small but think big. Love it. Thank you! M.

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The uninhabited old small wooden hut under the pines in spring forest on a sunny day. A small wooden hut or cottage can be called a , especially if it's in a remote or wooded place. Your grandfather's on a lake might be your favorite place to visit in the summer.

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The contents of each hut included a wood stove, axe, broom, grain scoop for removing snow, a table for cooking, and a Coleman stove and Coleman lantern. A small wooden potty was built and installed close to the huts. Included, also, at each hut was a hut log book for individuals to record comments about their trip. After a year of entries, the log books have become fun reading for hut visitors in the evening sitting around the wood stove. To properly educate users about the huts, a manual was prepared. Information in the manual includes:

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Here we refer specifically to the long and narrow rectangular house plans, mainly one-story horizontal designs. We’ve seen a lot of these modern minimalist designs in the Nordics countries such as Finland, Norway and Sweden but they are popping up everywhere now. The 3 examples below are from 3 different countries. But they all have one design element in common – a small part of the building is open to outdoors on both sides (like a central viewing corridor, sort of), either permanently (no walls) or protected by glass walls. And with the narrow profile, you can see nature on both sides of the house without leaving your chair. Ability to easily incorporate this element, we believe, is one of the main attractions of this type of architecture. It lets you add a highly desirable home feature – a covered deck or an outdoor living room – without deviating from the simple plan of the wooden rectangular building. These are very cost efficient and very modern designs.
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The flat roof offers totally different aesthetics, and if you’re attracted to minimalism and want to build a small home on a small budget, this could be the most affordable type of design for you as it requires less of structural wood and is easier to build. There are many benefits of these low and narrow designs. They are convenient for older people as all quarters are on the ground floor, and they are also the most energy efficient as they are easy to heat or cool. Elongated rectangular architecture is also a common plan for prefabs. In addition, flat roof designs can be the most suitable for locations that experience heavy winds (high wind loads) such as oceanfront, high mountain ridges, cliff locations, and widely open planes. Check them out below!
This New Zealand home (below) was conceived as a wooden container. But it’s much more than that. With its lowering decks, it becomes a vista home – with views over both the ocean and the countryside. And when you’re ready to leave, the decks and the shutters all close, and it becomes a sealed wooden container in your absence. The house is pure wood, inside and out, in the tradition of New Zealand craftsmanship. Stunning, isn’t it?Famed British furniture designer helmed the second hut. Made of cork, it also has a narrow, Japanese-style wooden porch and contemporary ribbon windows. “Whenever I think about going to the country for the weekend, I start imagining a small house with everything needed for a short stay. The dream usually collapses when I think of the complexity of building a new house, but with this project I realized there was a chance to design such a house as a product rather than a one-off,” he says. Therefore, this model has a bit more to offer, including a wood-burning stove, tatami-style floors (which serve as a bed and couch of sorts), a kitchenette, eating area, and bathroom.