Modern Timber Mountain Getaway (20 HQ Pictures)
5 May 2018
Would you like to enjoy a staycation somewhere very relaxing? Then this modern mountain getaway home by Strapans Design is for you! Situated on the mountain, this is the perfect place to relax while also enjoying nature! The house is very spacious, perfect to hold a family dinner or a mountain retreat with friends and relatives. It has an unique exterior design and a sophisticated interior with a touch of contemporary style that’s suitable for the whole family. At night, the main entrance draws everyone’s attention thanks to its stylish arcs and beams. A fireplace is situated within the living room, where you can play board games and share stories. This house as a spacious kitchen equipped with high-quality appliances that are ready to be used. Upon entry, you’ll notice the stairs and the chandelier that add a luxurious touch to the place. The Master bedroom has an excellent view of the pines. Every time you get up from bed you’ll start your day with spectacular views. You can find relaxation and calmness from the busy days of the city when you have a vacation house in the mountains. Sipping a cup of coffee, reading a good book, and having […]
Picturesque Little Timber House in the Mountain (10 HQ Pictures)
5 August 2018
Tired of living in the busy city, with all the noise the hustle and bustle that large cities create? Are you looking for some healing and relaxation that only nature can provide? Then this wooden house is perfect for you! This picturesque little wooden house is built for nature lovers and people who love the idea of a quiet and peaceful getaway. The house is situated on the mountain, where you can wake up to the sun hitting your skin, fresh air and a magnificent view of the like and the mountains. This home was designed with great precision and built with the finest timber and quality materials in order to accommodate its owner’s demands of having a house that can be easily assembled without compromising its design and layout principles. With its simple yet elegant design, this wooden house will capture anyone’s eyes. It might seem a little small on the outside, but the interior design makes the area more spacious and can certainly give you the peaceful vibe you’re looking for. This little house is also ideal for book lovers who just want to wake up, make a cup of coffee, sit on the small balcony and […]
Smart Ecology Home w/ Timber Wood Siding (8 HQ Pictures)
5 July 2018
Madeen, a group of home designers and architects, made this Small Ecology Home with Timber Wood Siding. From the pictures below, the first thing that you will notice is how high the house is. Typical for timber houses, this Smart Ecology home also has that tall characteristic. For some, it may not strike to them as appealing since the outer part of the house may look too dark, most especially when night time comes, but when you see through its simple nature, you will definitely notice how charming this house is. Due to its wooden body, this lovely house gives a vibe that you usually get when you are in the woods. Its naturalistic look will instantly appeal to anyone who enjoys a house that’s closely linked to nature.This house’s general look from the exterior appears to be very inviting since it possesses a warm aura from the outside environment. Also, its huge and tall appearance makes anyone interested to explore the interior. Once inside this ecology home, you will be welcomed with a living room full of huge glass windows that make anyone awestruck. Its dining area and kitchen are also kept captivating by incorporating designs that blend naturally with the […]
Luxurious timber frame house – a sight for sore eyes (20 HQ pictures)
14 January 2018
Living in this luxurious timber framed homemade by Canadian Timberframes Limited will make you wonder if you’re at home or in a hotel. The attention to detail is clearly visible in the custom-made home the creators forged to the liking of their client. This fancy house in Fernie, British Columbia reflects a unique personality. The yard is grassy enough to camouflage with the ground around it. Chatting under the starry night with the comfort of a warm bonfire can boost closeness among friends of families. Guests are welcomed by a church-like porch and door. The interior is spacious which is suitable for parties and reunions. The living room is alongside the dining area. Both spaces are surrounded by full-length windows and an arch window, inviting natural light into this classy abode. The living room is occupied by a circular wooden center table and a sofa set. These are placed in front of a sophisticated fireplace. A glass door can be found beside the fireplace that leads to a veranda. In the dining area, there’s wooden table that can accommodate ten people. The kitchen is dashingly designed with built-in cabinets, an island, and countertops made of marble. The bedroom is […]
Jaw-dropping interior of a dream lodge (11 HQ pictures)
15 June 2018
This dream lodge that can be found in Montana. It was made by Pearsons Design Group to showcase their inventive and creative spirits. This well-crafted work of art does not only demonstrates originality, it also displays a balance between collaborative work and architectural intellect. Calling its interior magnificent is an understatement. The house emanates elegance and intricacy. The entirety of the house is a combination of stone, glass, and wood. Before even entering the house, an odd looking chair will welcome you. This chair enhances the beauty of the porch especially with the fur sitting on it. The front door doesn’t open inward nor outward, it rotates. Brilliant, isn’t it? There are bone wall decorations, too. The glass wall lets ample sunlight to keep the room well-lit during the day. It has a living room with huge couches, a wooden center table, a fur carpet, and a fireplace. It even has a swing inside! This lodge also has a dining place with a spectacular outside view and a fireplace. On the next level, there’s a gaming area with a bar, a billiard set, and a wooden table. It’s a perfect place for boy’s night. The bedroom has an enormous bed, […]
Modern Urban Farmhouse in Texas.
11 August 2018
This modern urban farmhouse is surely a place to call home. Designed by Texas Timber Frames, the house perfectly mixes the concept of modern and farm life. The metal and concrete blend seamlessly to the plant and wood accents, giving a sense of freshness amidst the busy life. There is an abundance of green everywhere from the garden up front to the wide expanse of the lawn in the middle. This place is where families can relax, bond, and grow together. The inside space is also well-designed. The fireplace is well-situated in the middle to distribute heat throughout the house for the cold winter nights. Nearby are the long soft, comfortable couches, perfect for snuggling. The high ceiling not only gives an illusion of space but also helps cool the house during summer. Large windows are everywhere, giving a picturesque view and allowing sunlight in to cast a natural glow on the things inside. These windows could also act as ventilation to let fresh, cool air in the house. In addition, the kitchen is spacious and beautifully lit. The wood furniture and accents give the kitchen a healthy organic feel. The simple yet classy dining area is spacious enough […]
How to Build Energy Efficient Timber Home?
On top of aesthetics and durability, another main factor that we should not overlook in building a new timber home is its energy efficiency. This won’t only be beneficial budget-wise, but this is also an environmentally friendly move. To help you enjoy an energy efficient timber home, consider the following tips. On Heating & Cooling A house’s heating and cooling system could consume the greatest expense. In fact, this is said to cover 56% of the energy use of an average American home. Given the rise of energy rates, it’s about time to choose the most energy-efficient alternatives. You can start with solar water heating and geothermal heat pumps. Solar Water Heating Heating water consumes a quarter on each penny spent for energy bills. Thus, it’s ideal to simply install a solar water-heating system. This includes collectors, plumbing systems, and storage tanks. It’s very simple. Even your grandparents know how it works. Instead of consuming electricity or gas, the constant energy of the sun powers the solar thermal systems to heat water for a home. Since electricity or gas consumption is cut down, huge savings can come your way. Not to mention the perk that there are some states offering […]
Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) – Ultimate Money Saver for Your Timber Home!
SIPs or structural insulated panels, also known as stress-skin panels are a great option as they’re reliable, cheap, and eco-friendly. The wall system of SIP can stand the test of time while keeping your budget intact. Professional companies who want the most efficient systems make use of structural insulated panels to surround their house projects since they are faster to install and can minimize thermal bridging. It’s a budget-friendly choice as well, given the increasing cost of the heating and cooling systems today. The use of SIPs can help homeowners save around 60% on their energy costs per year. Let’s talk about the facts The new building code requirements for residential construction has now been made stricter in terms of wall and ceiling energy efficiency. To meet this requirement well, SIPs is the best option. The best part is that SIPs fuse a strong wall, hearty installation, and exterior sheathing to a single step: fasten the panel to the home’s exterior. This enables a quick and simple installation. Though different products from different manufacturers may vary, SIPs today generally have a firm core of insulation packed in two good layers of OSB or oriented strand board. Other materials needed in […]