Cabanas no Rio

Posted on Mon, 7 Apr 2014 by midcenturyjo

Perched on the tidal waters of Comporta south of Lisbon, Portugal are two small cabins. Crafted from recycled timber they reference the local fishermen’s huts. The first cabin contains a bedroom and bathroom. The second a living space with basic kitchen. Simple and beautiful, romantic and at one with the wetlands. Cabanas no Rio by architect Manuel Aires Mateus. In my dreams I am there already.

BRUNO says:

less is more…

NancyL says:

Sure, it's a small foot print, but does it belong there at all?

oregonbird says:

I honestly can't imagine spending time in these spaces — heat, insects, humidity, all trapped in lovingly crafted boxes without so much as a window. The outdoor shower is a good idea…

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