Modern Tiny-Cabin

Project Info

Project Description

Custom Features

  • The Core Ten steel was selected to encourage natural weathering
  • Compact design with a very high degree of attention to detail
  • Passive solar design
  • Virtually fireproof and seismically stable

Technical Details

  • The structural building materials used are: glass, steel, and SIREWALL. All inorganic materials
  • A large steel shutter slides open and closed in front of the south window
  • The steel doors weigh 800lbs and the steel roof weighs 10,000lbs
  • The siding is 3/8-inch steel
  • The 24-inch thick SIREWALL makes for an R33 wall

Awards & Recognition

Location: Salt Spring Island, British Columbia
Architect / Designer: Tom Kundig
Builder: Terra Firma Builders