MINIMOD by MAPA Architects
Nestled into a hillside, this low profile residence creates a contrast of spatial experiences. The south and east side capture downhill views to the valley floor. On the northern uphill side, the house’s two wings form an intimate courtyard with a grove of aspen trees. Read more!
Barrow Cabins, a photo series by Seattle-based photographer Eirik Johnson, depicts homebuilt Alaskan hunting cabins during the seasonal extremes far above the Arctic Circle. Built by the native Iñupiat people, the hunting cabins are vernacular shelters built of cast-off and found materials, used for only part of the year. The result: immaculate, paired images of vernacular structures amid the Arctic’s climactic extremes. Click through to see the photos!