belgium based ARK studio’s ark-shelter is a prefabricated cabin is designed as mobile dwelling offering the occupants to escape into nature or any location they please.

 

 

‘today we witness a perpetual evolution of new technologies in a fast moving forward world. it’s a never-ending story of daily pressure and continuous deadlines. we thought about a way to escape our stressful lives and to get back to our roots. we believe people will find the break they need by bringing nature back.

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the rational external envelope –wrapped in dark timber paneling– is complemented with comfortable interiors that feature custom furniture and finished with pinewood. the shelter is designed as an extension of nature, bring architecture back to its basics. each side of the scheme unfolds and opens up to reveal views of the surrounding landscape. as the modular cabin is built without foundations, it can be easily transportable and can be placed in a diverse range of locations.

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a large window reveals the integrated bed

 

 

 

the warm and refined interiors come with a lounge space, cozy sleeping accommodation and bathroom facilities – all comprised of natural materials and powered using wind-power. ultimately, offering luxury camping ‘glamping’ -an increasingly popular choice in activity- or simply as a mobile home, giving the inhabitants a peaceful respite to appreciate nature and the basics.

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a fire place separates the communal area to the bedroom

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the timber-wrapped interiors provide a warm and comfortable setting

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as it is constructed without foundations, the shelter can be placed in any location

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the sides open, taking in the landscape and becoming an extension of nature.

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the modular dwelling can also be used as a home extension

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the shelter is powered by wind energy and collects rainwater

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its simple design aims to merge into the landscape

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  • where available and how much?

    Rich says:
  • Does it come with a portable well, septic system, and wind tower?

    earnald says:

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