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Apr162012

Cabin in a mountain

Love this 160 square metre cabin located literally in a mountainside. This cabin blends with nature both inside and out, but is unexpectedly furnished with modern Dutch designs (plates, cups, vases and lamps by Hella Jongerius, blankets and pillows Scholten & Baijings, lamps designed by Marcel Wanders, carpets of Claudy Jongstra, and my favourite Danish chair - Papa Bear by Hans Wegner). (Via Interiør Magasinet, photos by Birgitta Wolfgang Drejer)

Reader Comments (15)

dutch mountainside? nice joke.
this cabin is located in switzerland, in vals.

16 Apr 2012 | Unregistered Commentermilo

It reminds me of a hobbit hole...but in a mountain

16 Apr 2012 | Unregistered Commentercontempo space

I'm sure that this is considered cool and ultra modern, but I can't get past the concrete and hanging wires (which would be interesting and scultural in a different setting), it looks very drab and institutional to me.

16 Apr 2012 | Unregistered Commentertina

Hon, Holland has no mountains. Never have, and unless we get some serious tectonic shifts or volcanic activity real soon, probably never will. It does have some things the Dutch grandly call hills but in most countries would be called a shallow rise at best. But mountains, seriously? Flat as a pancake describes almost every square inch.

Here another link to the house: http://inhabitat.com/stunning-swiss-house-is-buried-under-the-earth/

As for the space: my car is waiting outside, please point me the way to Vals as I seriously want to move in right now.

Your site has been a bit of an addiction since day one, keep up the good work.

16 Apr 2012 | Unregistered Commentersuperdutch

Sorry folks - I was just following what google translate spit out. I removed the Dutch reference.

16 Apr 2012 | Registered Commenterkim

kim, you're fine. there is a "mountain" called Valserberg in the Netherlands. it's a little more than 300 m high. considering that you are far far away from Europe and considering that the Valserberg in the netherlands is relatively not so far away from the Vals area in Switzerland....I don't think that you'd have to know that.

16 Apr 2012 | Unregistered Commenterlina

We often get customers in our store who say they want to combine modern design with natural elements. I think that, if we showed them these pics, they would freak out, but in a good way. Love these pics.

16 Apr 2012 | Unregistered CommenterEsquire Interiors

Wow, it really is 'in' the mountain - must be very cosy.

16 Apr 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTricia Rose

Lovely but it's 160 square METERS or about 1450 square feet

16 Apr 2012 | Unregistered Commenterron

once again, hatin' google translate. thanks ron.
and thanks lina!!!!

16 Apr 2012 | Registered Commenterkim

I want a whole neighborhood like this.

17 Apr 2012 | Unregistered Commenterkevin

I like the location, but the inside is just too cold for me. Covering the concrete would go a long way for me, as would adding more warm colors and textures.

17 Apr 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKimberlyRose

Wonderful! That composition of dark and bright colours is fantastic!

18 Apr 2012 | Unregistered CommenterInspiratjohn

Google translation can be realy tricky, I speak Spanish and I can translate to English ... but when we talk about Swedish, Norwegian and Dutch ... I'm completely lost in translation ;)

20 Apr 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRomy

loving it!!

24 Apr 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTamara

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