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Alpine Shelter For The Fearless Adventurer

Your school boy dreams of running away with a goat and living on a secluded mountain can finally be achieved (that was our dream anyway).

The mad architects at OFIS and AKT II have teamed up with the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Freeapproved and PD Ljubljana Matica to create an insane alpine getaway on Skuta Mountain in Slovenia.

The goal was to tackle the challenges of building an innovative and practical shelter to meet the needs of the extreme alpine climate such as weather, radical temperature shifts, and rugged terrain.

The shelter lives more like a home with three partitions of living space. the first is dedicated to the entrance, storage and food prep whilst the second partition acts as sleeping quarters. The third houses extra bunks for more of your buddies if required. Both ends of the shelter offer spectacular panoramic views.

Rugged gents of the world and Airbnb, are you watching?


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10 Sep, 2015

Mike Huynh