Found in Italy, 2531 meters above sea level, on the Foronon del Buinz Mountain, along the Ceria-Merlone trail of the Julian Alps, this nine-bed cabin was made for mountaineers and hikers. The Giovanni Pesamosca Architetto construction was commissioned by the family of Luca Vuerich, who died in an avalanche in 2010. Created in a chapel-like pyramid of wood and sheet metal, the cabin is designed to withstand the weight of snow and offer adventurers refuge from the elements.

via – photography by Flavio Pesamosca

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Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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