The Shack at Hinkle Farm by Broadhurst Architects
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The Shack at Hinkle Farm by Broadhurst Architects

Situated on the southern slope of South Fork Mountain, overlooking the rolling hills of West Virginia, the Shack at Hinkle Farm is a 18 sqm tiny cabin that designed as a weekend retreat for a family from the suburbs of Washington.

Architects: Broadhurst Architects
Location: Upper Tract, West Virginia, USA
Photographs: Anice Hoachlander

The Shack at Hinkle Farm by Broadhurst Architects

© Anice Hoachlander

The Shack at Hinkle Farm by Broadhurst Architects

© Anice Hoachlander

This diminutive bucolic structure with board-and-batten siding and a standing seam roof, no electricity, oil lamps provide light, and a small wood stove provide heat.

The Shack at Hinkle Farm by Broadhurst Architects

© Anice Hoachlander

The Shack at Hinkle Farm by Broadhurst Architects

© Anice Hoachlander

The Shack at Hinkle Farm by Broadhurst Architects

© Anice Hoachlander

The southeastern façade of the building is opened to a cantilevered wood deck, a removable canvas awning serves to shade the deck and extend the living space during wet weather.

The Shack at Hinkle Farm by Broadhurst Architects

© Anice Hoachlander

The Shack at Hinkle Farm by Broadhurst Architects

© Anice Hoachlander

Inspiration from architect:

The shack was created as a logical step between tent camping, and the yet unrealized weekend cottage.


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