Cliff House by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

View all 11 Photos

Lunging over ridged rocks so maximizing the beautiful scene off Nova Scotia’s Atlantic Coast is the Cliff House, the first in a series of similar constructions by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects. Situated on 455 crisp acres, these small cabins only 960 square feet amplify a simple get away using unconventional designs. It’s an interior clearly luxurious although not indulgent with only the efficiencies at hand. Quality craftsmanship ravishes the landscape with impressive galvanized steel beams stretching and reaching the underside to the bedrock below. Outside ocean stained cedar siding is worn grayish; whereas the interior wooden panels showcase in a golden hue. Dramatic cross beams cut through the great room in a demonstrative presentation, exaggerating the depth and height of the room, the vastness of the view just beyond them.

    string(7) "Allison"
Allison

Allison

Allison Parker is a proud stay at home mom maintaining a full schedule kissing boo boos and passing out hugs just because. Her days many times are spent between the garden and the kitchen. From a journey of learning whole food eating habits, she's taken on the challenges of baking bread, muffins and cakes from scratch and filling the cellar shelves with scores of her own canned goods each year. Writing is one of those things she does because its part of who she is. That and it's a nice break from the never ending work that comes with raising a family.

Tags: , ,

Featured Products Explore new arrivals at the Gessato Shop

More for you

  • House Inside a Ruin

    A modern home built inside the envelope of an old brick farmhouse. Located in a…

  • Church of Beatified Restituta

    A spectacular modern church designed with poetic details full of meaning. Architect Marek Jan Štěpán…

  • Casa R

    A minimalist concrete house nestled in a rocky landscape on the island of Corsica. Located…

  • House in Algaida

    An agricultural shed transformed and expanded into a house with a two-story studio. Nestled in…

  • Castaños House

    A concrete and glass house designed with open spaces and an interior courtyard. Located a…

  • Lahao Stone Houses

    The revitalization of a rural area with respectfully designed guest rooms that blend into the…

  • Dutchess County Farmhouse

    A 200-year-old farmhouse tastefully renovated into a modern home. Located on a pastoral property in…

  • Camp Adventure

    A treetop walkway and observation tower nestled in a protected forest in Denmark. Located about…

  • The Kabinka Prefab Cabin

    A compact prefab cabin designed with a DIY-friendly installation method that requires only basic tools….

Take me there

  • Nobis Hotel Copenhagen

    Classic and modern styles come together in this high-end hotel’s sophisticated design. Designed by architect…

loader