11 extraordinary modern  homes built in  forests

By Rachit Agarwal

Designed by South African studio Malan Vorster, Tree House Constantia is constructed from four cylindrical towers.

Tree House Constantia (South Africa

Clad in okume wood, this home designed by Mobius Architekci in Poland.The home’s circular shape is informed by a trunk, with nearby trees “piercing” through it for a dramatic effect.

Circle Wood (Poland)

The site ridgeline informed the playful concrete contour of this home, which peeks through the lush terrain of a tropical forest in Far North Queensland. Designed by Jesse Bennett,

Planchonella House (Australia)

Measuring at just over 505 square feet, this small cabin was designed by Norwegian firm Sanden+Hodnekvam Arkitekter for a couple looking for a quiet place to relax and take in the views of Beitstadfjorden

Cabin Rones (Norway)

This home designed by firm Envelope was born from the question: What if the forest itself were the house? Rather than one building, the home is made of three separate tent cabins.

Forest House (Northern California, US)

The tented roofs and vanishing walls create an immersive connection with the natural setting—its sounds and changing seasons—while large clear and mirrored-bronze glass windows frame views of the landscape and neighbouring ‘rooms,’”

This small vacation house is designed as a stairway to the treetops,” Gluck+, the architects of Tower House, write of the home.

Tower House (New York)

The living spaces spread out “like a tree canopy” across the top floor, located within a horizontal perpendicular volume. The glass-enclosed home offers nearly unobstructed views of the Catskill mountain range.

the home mirrors tree roots, branching out from one central location through the forest floor. “Moving through the house is moving through the forest,” the architects write of the changing views and scenes visible from inside the home.

House in the Forest (Japan

On the banks of the Chaliyar River, this home designed by firm Thought Parallels features a facade made nearly completely from glass, offering stunning views of the lush land the home sits on.

Kerala River Home (India

Located in Rosengarten, Germany, Neo Villa is a 5,209-square-foot home designed by Querkopf Architekten in 2019.

Neo Villa (Germany)

The home, made up of two rectangular cuboid volumes, features full-height windows on the base, V-shaped columns, and a swimming pool that reflects the home and forest around it.

Designed by prefab company Sagemodern, this modern home is located among trees in Truckee, California. With expansive outdoor space, large windows, and natural materials.

Truckee Forest Home (California, US)

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