Juri Troy Architects makes use of timber and straw for vacation cabin in Austrian village

Austrian studio Juri Troy Architects has accomplished Straw Flea Home, an angular cabin within the historic village of Murstetten constructed utilizing locally-sourced timber and straw.

Designed as a single-bedroom weekend residence, the dwelling sits alongside a historic barn on a wooded website outdoors the village’s centre, and is oriented to border landmarks such because the close by church via its giant home windows.

Straw Flea Home was designed by Juri Troy Architects

Constructed in collaboration with native studio Caravan Atelier, the cabin was designed to have a minimal influence each by way of its construction and supplies, constructed utilizing locally-sourced and processed timber and insulated utilizing straw from a close-by farm.

“The home is elevated and solely touches the terrain by way of the eight screw foundations; because of this no floor floor is sealed,” defined the studio.

Photo of the facade at Straw Flea house
The cabin was constructed utilizing timber and straw

“Many of the supplies used come from the instant environment,” it continued.

“The wooden, each for the structural parts and for the surfaces, comes from the consumer’s personal forests and was processed within the neighbouring sawmill

Contained in the cabin is a single dwelling, eating and kitchen space, with a toilet within the northern nook topped by a mezzanine sleeping area accessed utilizing a wood stair.

The steep roof of the cabin slopes downwards in direction of the south, the place it opens out to the panorama with a set of full-height folding glass doorways and a raised wood terrace.

Each the wood terrace and the doorway stairs to the north will be absolutely retracted with a system of pulleys, permitting the cabin to be utterly closed-off if desired.

Interior photo of Straw Flea House
It’s situated in Murstetten, Austria

The inside is sort of totally lined with uncovered timber shelving, making a sequence of niches for each storage and cushioned seating areas beneath giant home windows oriented to border the environment.

“The brand new constructing performs freed from the encompassing buildings and stands solitarily, self-confidently and naturally within the midst of the historic stays,” stated the studio.

“The massive panorama home windows are aligned with the historic and panorama references, and provide an unrestricted view in direction of the church, into the valley or to the stays of historic standing within the park.”

Interior photo of the Austrian cabin
Pale wooden strains the inside of the cabin

The cabin’s heating and vitality are each offered by a photovoltaic system, with panels put in on everything of the south-facing roof.

Troy based Juri Troy Architects in Vienna in 2003, with a give attention to residential structure.

Different cabins lately featured on Dezeen embody a timber vacation cabin within the Black Forest by German follow AMUND, and a minimal timber cabin overlooking the Trebbia valley in Italy by native studio Llabb.

The images is by Juri Troy.