Woodland Cabin South of Flanders, Belgium, 2002
South of Flanders
2001 - 2002
Robbrecht en Daem architecten
A wooden walkway, which descends from a platform to the small valley behind a villa in southern Flanders, leads to the Woodland Cabin, a distant relative of the igloo and the small buildings one comes across in the mountains everywhere in the world. On a platform next to a pond, wooden blocks have been stacked to form a two-lobed space that is closed off with a glass wall and door. Beams that fan out support a green roof from which emerges the chimney of the wood stove.