Collection of modern, minimalist, and eco friendly architectural design for your home inspiration
The Swiss Alpine Club and the ETH have cooperated in developing a contemporary and sustainable mountain hut. The result is a unique hut design, plus, the 90% of energy self-sufficiency. Yes, the hut is empowering itself by using the solar energy which abundantly available on Monte Rosa.
The hut is described as an “exceptionally innovative architectural point of view” and occupy an area of 2,883 meters up in the Swiss Alps, overlooking the pristine landscapes, the awe-inspiring glaciers of Gorner of Grenz, and the Matterhorn. Indeed, the mountain hut is expected to give a new concept in high-altitude construction.
The hut was started to build in the summer of 2008 by anchoring the hut’s steel foundations in partially blasted rock. The facade itself is ultra-modern, resembling shards of rock crystal rising from amongst the snow. Interior walls and ceilings are of wood in this four-level structure.
The following are sources of energy which the hut offer.
With tons of blueprints (over 16,000!) for different furniture designs and outdoor woodwork projectsyou can have a great insight into how to build different things with wood. In it, they tell you about wood, how to design projects, the detailed photographs, patterns, blueprints, materials list and step by step instructions on how to put build them.
The second part shows you the different tools and how to use them, and a complete guide to woodwork carpentry. And the color photographs and drawings are beautiful and show a lot of detail.
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