A low-impact cabin with a minimal design that maximizes comfort.

Designed by Vilnius-based studio Utopium, Etno Hut marries the fundamental concepts of slow living with minimalism. The cabin stands at the edge of a woodland in Pakalniškės, Lithuania. It overlooks a bucolic landscape of green fields and forested areas, with rural homes also visible in the distance. Built on steel stilts, the house minimizes its impact on the land and makes the most of the site’s topography. The dark wooden cladding blends the cabin into the surrounding trees. While the lush forest provides shelter to the rear of the house, the front of the dwelling overlooks the green landscape.

The studio optimized the interior space, creating a compact but comfortable cabin. Tiny yet cozy, the house features one room with a large bed, kitchenette, and seating. A fireplace adds a warm feel to the room, along with wooden flooring and rustic details. A door leads to a small bathroom. Minimal furniture, hidden storage areas, and white walls make the cabin look more spacious. Glass doors open to a balcony which offers plenty of space for a table and two chairs. Here, the owners can enjoy their breakfast in the morning or glass of wine in the evening while admiring the countryside. Photographs© Leonas Garbacauskas.

    string(5) "admin"
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