Sometimes you don’t need to go that far to escape the frenzy of the city. Forget about charming mountain retreats or luxury seaside homes, this humble beauty provides the perfect place to escape from it all–right in a Boerum Hill backyard. Crafted by local studio Hunt Architecture using standard pieces of wood, the Brooklyn Garden Studio is a grown-up version of the classic treehouse.
To make this humble shack, the architects built a wooden platform that rests on fat concrete bricks. This cabin uses vertical wooden planks and has an inclined roof that is half planted/half skylight.
A long rectangular window has been placed on one of the facades, allowing some views of the garden and main house. The clean, white interior just fits a small twin-sized bed, chair, low table, fluffy carpet, and a lamp (yes, it has electricity)–so, about the size of some Manhattan studios.
Perfect for disconnecting, reading, meditating, or even sleeping overnight, the cabin’s only missing detail is that there is no toilet, but the entire Brooklyn townhouse is just steps away.
See more cool urban designs by Hunt Architecture here.
- Fashion Stylist Scott Newkirk Goes Unplugged in His 14×14 Rough-Hewn Cabin
- Brooklyn’s ‘A Cabin in a Loft’ Transforms a Space with Two Treehouse-Like Bedrooms
- Cozy Rustic Cabin Near the Finger Lakes Comes with a Sauna and Serene Surroundings
Photos via Hunt Architecture
Neighborhoods : Boerum Hill