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A-Frame Cabin | by Andrea Lattanzio
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A-Frame Cabin

An architectural icon from 1950 to about 1975, the A-frame is one of my favourite rural homes ever, a triangle-design built for lounging on outdoor decks and staring at nature.

I built this cabin inspired, in part, by Harlan Hubbard's book Payne Hollow, about living a simpler life in a hand-built home. The author is considered by many a modern-day Thoreau.

 

Two brothers, Dan and Ethan, burned out on modern working believed that stripping away modern comforts and living more simply in nature would lead to a more spiritually an creatively fulfilling life. They looked for a cabin in the woods and finally found out this old wooden A-Frame Cabin. They fixed up it and now they live there happily.

 

It's not my first cabin in the woods but it was very funny building the A structure and trying to add many weird details. I also played with the light to let the scene as deep as possible.

 

To build the basement I rip off the clever hammers technique by Letranger Absurde.

 

Thanks for stopping by!

 

 

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Taken on October 13, 2020