Wood and glass cabin home brings luxury to nature
Whidbey Island, Washington is the location you will find this stunning wood cabin home designed by Chesmore|Buck Architecture. The cabin building style of timber house blends beautifully with its natural scenic surroundings. Both the exteriors and the interiors of the house compliment the forest setting, with an exterior clad in wood from floor to ceiling, and expansive glazing that frames views of the trees, the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains in the distance. The 2,000 square foot wood cabin is well suited to family life.
The wood cabin has a butterfly roof that maximizes the scenic views in every direction, also helped by the floor-to-ceiling glass walls that also bring the views in. Exposed wood beams flow seamlessly from inside out, with the vertical wood beams supporting the signature V-shaped roof structure. The butterfly roof maximizes the views in every direction, and the floor-to-ceiling glass walls add to the appeal. Just on the other side of the glass walls, there is a walk-out to an outdoor terrace which provides a spot to enjoy the beautiful views first-hand. The wood cabins placement at the edge of a slope helps to create the effect that you’re right in nature. Just like the exterior, the wood used contributes to defining the space with its warm, honey tone in the living areas. The earthy, organic building material compliments the view. You will want to take a look at the photo gallery of this beautiful wood cabin design that uses plenty of natural building materials from wood, concrete, and glass.
Using wood in this cabin building design is a good way to help benefit the environment. Using the right wood helps to store carbon. Trees and wood building products and materials have a unique ability to store carbon. As a tree grows, they take in carbon out of the atmosphere. When the trees are later harvested and used to make wood and building products, the carbon remains stored in the wood and logs for the life of the product. About 50 percent of the dried weight of wood is carbon. Wood is also good for both health and wellbeing. Exposure to wooden building materials and wood furniture and fittings has real and measurable health and well-being benefits. Wood helps to lower heart rate and stress responses and helps to encourage greater interaction between people. The right wood also produces less carbon dioxide. Both the production and processing of wood building materials are highly energy efficient, which gives wood products a very low carbon footprint. Wood can quite often be used instead of building materials like steel, aluminum, plastics, or concrete building materials that require large amounts of energy to produce. The right wood is also renewable. Wood that is responsibly sourced is renewable. Forests will regrow which provide a wide range of benefits such as carbon storage, oxygen generation, and forest habitat. Using wood can also help to increase forest cover. Wood is a durable building material. Wood is a durable building material for both wood cabins and commercial buildings. When properly looked after wood cabins and homes can last hundreds of years. Modern wood preservatives also help to enhance natural durability. Wood is also a natural insulator when used as a building material. The wood itself is a natural insulator due to air pockets within its cellular structure.
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