Tiny POD House Arrives Fully Assembled

Robust Outdoor Brands – a Swiss design firm – has come out with this charming “PODhouse” – with a very small footprint. They arrive fully assembled, you just open the door. Aren’t they just the sweetest little cabins? Now you can buy that piece of land in the woods that you’ve always dreamed of, and put the PODhouse on it. Voila – instant retreat. Originally designed for camping in the Swiss Alps, you can rest assured it will hold up to winter and provide year-round enjoyment. Or you … (read more)

Building a Tiny A-frame Cabin on Top of the Alps

Think building a cabin on a mountaintop in the Alps is easy? Think again. Our friends at Trendir first found this wooden A-frame cabin built high atop a mountain in the Alps and we think it’s an awesome project. Located in the Julian Alps (which run from Northern Italy to Slovenia), the cabin is perched at 2,531 meters high (over 8,300 feet high). The cabin was built by the family of mountain guide and climber, Luke Vuerich, who died in an avalanche in 2010 at only 34 years old. A … (read more)