House for Gudrun is a cozy little two-bedroom in Mellau of Vorarlberg, Austria, and proves that square footage is by no means a fair metric good design. Architect Sven Matt transforms the house into a home with the warm wooden interiors. Accents of a darker, richer wood such as the wardrobe and reading cubby help give added dimension to the design. The exterior of the house is constructed from prefab timber, and encases a peaceful space conducive to reading and enjoying the picture-perfect view. A terrace and large west-facing window help incorporate the nature outside into the home, which is simply organized with two private bedrooms that are wrapped by an L-shaped area for common living space.

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Kimberly is a graduate from MIT's Department of Architecture, and has recently joined the publication team at MIT OpenCourseWare. While architecture remains her first love, her interests encompass literature – epic poetry and Medieval romances are her favorite – and also fashion.

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