The Cozy Cabin: A Timeless Design Element

In recent years, staying in tiny houses has become very popular. It is possible to see these newly built tiny houses in natural environments close to cities.

Building more than one of these houses and putting them into service for the accommodation of people has also turned into an industry.

Night view of the tiny cabin. Photo Courtesy of Dwell

Starting with this idea, Christopher Eilers, Johann Ahlers and Julian Trautwein founded a company called Raus.

Their aim was to build tiny houses close to the city, but in a quiet nature, to enable people to experience a simple life in these tiny houses and to spend their holidays in a peaceful way.

Three friends collaborated with Danish architect Sigurd Larsen for the tiny house they decided to build in a wooded area near Berlin.

In the living area, architect and designer Sigurd Larsen sits on the built-in bunk bed. Photo Courtesy of Dwell

Larsen says the aim of the project is to create a comfortable living space by using less material.

In order to make the small space seem large, the bathroom and sleeping area of ​​the tiny house is gathered to one side and the ceiling of the kitchen area is left quite high. Panoramic windows have been placed on the kitchen walls, making it appear larger than it is.

The building material of the tiny cabin built in Wehrmühle in Art Biesenthal consists entirely of wood. The color of the wood material was requested to be black in order to have an uninterrupted appearance in the elm forest it is in.

Since the interior is also black, the forest view reflected from the windows provides an uninterrupted view.

The tiny 193-square-foot tiny cabin doesn’t need mains connections. It meets the electricity energy from its own solar panels and the water from the warehouse.

Tiny house consists of four parts: the sleeping area, the kitchen, the living area and the bathroom. Black color stands out from the ceiling to the floor of all sections.

The cabin can accommodate three adults or two adults and children! Photo Courtesy of Dwell

There is a double bed in the sleeping area.

There is a built-in bunk bed in the living area that can also be used as a sofa. Photo Courtesy of Dwell

The sitting area is placed in a very practical place in the middle of the storage cabinets.

In the kitchen, there are large windows that frame the view. Photo Courtesy of Dwell

The kitchen, on the other hand, looks quite large with the effect of panoramic windows.

A feature of the tiny house is the windows in the ceiling of the bathroom and sleeping area. The natural light coming from these windows is very effective in illuminating the house. It is also said that it is very relaxing to watch the branches of the trees and the sky from these windows.

The cabin is located on the grounds of a cultural venue an hour north of Berlin. Photo Courtesy of Dwell

There is a small veranda on the side of the tiny house.

Due to the well-thought-out location of the house, it stays in the shade all day long.

The architect says he tested the cabin overnight and felt very comfortable despite its small size.

You can rent this tiny house for at least three nights for $183/night, and have the chance to experience an adventure in nature in the comfort of your home.

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