A tiny, rustic, off-grid cabin sits on vast 300 acres in Australia

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The exterior combines recycled brick, radial sawn timber, and galvanized roof sheeting. “Materials were selected to meet the clients’ brief that the house fit within the cognitive idea of an old shed,” explain the architects.

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This rustic Quebec cottage now has a beautiful, prismatic extension

When a client with a large family reached out to ACDF Architecture for an extension of their rustic country cottage in Quebec, the Montreal studio responded with a modern build that provides an interesting contrast to the historic house. Dubbed the Chalet La petite soeur, the addition mirrors the original building’s dimensions with a sharply gabled roof. Unlike the existing home, however, the new-build is clad in white-painted timber and a sheet metal roof for a crisp and modern appearance.

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10 gorgeous vintage lamps that add rustic modern charm to any space

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Enchanting tiny home combines rustic French charm and modern luxury

French rustic charms and modern luxuries come together in this beautiful tiny home on wheels. France’s tiny house company Baluchon has outdone themselves again in their latest build called the Ostara, a tiny home built on a six-meter trailer. Currently located near a horse farm in Toulouse, the light-filled timber abode looks surprisingly spacious despite its small size and sleeps two in a loft bedroom.

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