Cabin Fever – the architecture of remote cabins and epic spaces

Alpine Shelter Skuta Mountain, Slovenia.¬†OFIS architects and AKT II with harvard gsd students Inspired by the vernacular architecture of Slovenia, with its rich and diverse heritage, this gem is practical against the extreme alpine climate and radical temperature shifts. Embedded in the rugged terrain of Skuta Mountain in the Kamnik Alps, the shelter comprises three asymmetric modules with a modest interior. However, this shelter can accommodate up to eight mountaineers, with space for storage food preparation, sleeping and socialising, and windows at both ends to offer impressive panoramic views of the valley and Skuta Mountain. This impressive structure is the epitome of isolated minimalist living, but to access it, you need a good head for heights and a heart for treacherous adventures. Kongsfjord wind shelter Varanger peninsula, Norway.¬†biotiope This unusual structure, situated on the cliff of northern Varanger Peninsula, is a piece of architecture with a conservation purpose. Kongsfjord Wind…