lab zero: yeta log cabin
lab zero: yeta log cabin lab zero: yeta log cabin
dec 20, 2010

lab zero: yeta log cabin

‘yeta log cabin’ by lab zero images courtesy of lab zero

italian architecture firm, lab zero have designed ‘yeta log cabin’, a small multi-purpose hut, that can be placed in a multitude of locations to provide shelter.

the dwelling measures approximately 12.5′ wide x 14.5′ long x 10.75′ tall, and is equipped with a small kitchen and bathroom, complete with a shower. the undefined interior space means that the cabin can be used according to specific needs. when not in use, the deck folds up, thus creating a structure that appears to be a large stack of cut wood.

sustainably built with untreated wood, LED lighting and photovoltaic modules on the cantilevered awning, the cabin can operate either on or off the grid. carbon-based filters collect and filter rainwater, while black water is stored in a separate tank. the exterior shell is insulated and the glass panel is double pane, making it possible to comfortably inhabit the hut in any environment.

3/4 view

front view

photovoltaic modules


back view

side view






exterior at night

sketches and model

sketches and model

sketches and model

sketches and model

sketches and model

  • Let the trees grow!

    JAH says:
  • A well thought out design. Good detailing and brilliantly executed. Top marks for ingenuity.
    architecture for architects.

    silicon m says:
  • very nice project… 🙂
    it’s simple and very well integrated on the landscape

    keep going on it! 🙂

    tiago fortuna . comunicair says:
  • Is looking like a stack of firewood a disguise or an invitation to vandalism

    ywg says:
  • Simple, concise, convenient, easy, fresh as summer.

    anatol novikau says:

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