• Inspirations No. 14

    Hope you’re enjoying a relaxing Saturday. We’re getting bundled up and about to head down to the Cafe for waffles with our guests visiting from California. There’s nothing like sugary waffles and warm coffee to kick off a weekend with friends. We’re so thankful for the success of Alpine Modern Cafe and the amazing staff …

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  • 29|2 Aurland, Norway

    While on our family vacation through Scandinavia this summer we stayed at a magnificent bed and breakfast in the heart of the Norwegian Fjords. 29|2 Aurland is nestled within the Aurland valley. We starting our Fjord journey in Oslo and rode a high-speed train to Flam. We boarded the Flam Railway and traversed down toward the …

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  • Louisiana Art Museum in Denmark

    If you must see one museum while in Copenhagen, go to the Louisiana. It’s about one hour north of the city and you can get there by bus or taxi. The exhibitions and installations are nice but what truly sets this museum apart is the architecture of the building and its setting on the water. …

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  • Jonas Lindvall

    Jonas Lindvall was educated as an interior architect in Gothenburg, Sweden and studied furniture design at the Royal College of Art in London and architecture at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture in Copenhagen. Upon completing his studies he returned to his hometown, Malmö, where he opened his own office. As an …

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  • PM & Vänner Hotel and Restaurant

    This hidden gem of a hotel is located in Växjö, Sweden. We stayed here in July and fell in love with the design, service, and dining. Architect, Jonas Lindvall, is responsible for the building and interiors. We were so taken by his design that we purchased a book of his work. We booked our hotel …

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  • Minimalist Metamorphosis: Cowshed turns cultural center

    A local hotelier turns his family’s old barn into a beautiful center of cultural life — the Allmeinde — in Lech, Austria

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  • Photo by Beierle.Görlich for Euroboden

    Editor’s Choice: Concrete Beauty

    5 brilliant examples of use of the quintessential building material that helped to define the aesthetics of modern architecture.

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  • Buser and Chapoton blackened the exterior cladding themselves / Photo by Kamil Bialous

    Family HQ in Alaska

    In the shadow of Denali mountain, amid Alaska’s meadows and icy streams, a former teacher and a four-time Iditarod winner build a modernist cabin as expansive as the Last Frontier.

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  • My Source of Architecture

    A structural impossibility impels Colorado architect ml Robles to deconstruct her design and rethink the source of architecture. Surrendering to the house’s revelation ignites a deeper means to practice her métier.

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  • Treehotel’s 7th room in Sweden / Photo by Johan Jansson

    Up and Away: 10 dream tree houses

    These ten small structures make childhood dreams come true.

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  • Photo by Beierle.Görlich for Euroboden

    Art Photography in the Shoemaker’s Farmhouse

    From the Photo Archives… The shoemaker’s farmhouse in Alt-Riem near Munich was built in the 18th century. Stefan Höglmaier, founder of the Euroboden Group, bought the historical structure in 2013 and converted it into a a two-family house in collaboration with architect Peter Haimerl. The architectural concept of the Stockerweg project is based on the premise of …

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  • Editor’s Choice: Journey to Japan

    The Beauty of Use Hidden in the Japan Alps, a Czech-born artist makes woodstoves that match the simplicity of Japanese interiors. Read more » The Skyward House Japanese architect Kazuhiko Kishimoto designs a human-scale house for a retired teacher. Read more » Repair With Gold The Japanese tradition of wabi-sabi. Read more » A Platform for …

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  • Alpine Modern Feature Wins Silver Award From North American Travel Journalists Association

    Alpine Modern contributor Claire Walter receives prestigious journalism award for her feature “Reinhold Messner: A Man and His Museums”

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  • Editor’s Choice: Modern design in the Austrian Alps

    Stable in the Landscape An award-winning Austrian architect ennobles vernacular alpine building tradition to sophisticated minimalism. Read more » *** Snow-Proofed Hillside Family Home in Austria This house can weather even the fiercest winter storm and an avalanche. Read more » *** Context and Contrast in the Alps An Austrian vacation home’s design references its mountainside setting …

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  • Photo by Caroll Taveras

    A Cabin Cluster in the Quarry

    Three small pavilions connected by a deck form a summer retreat in Maine that balances privacy with a panoramic view—all in less than 900 square feet.

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