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Mon 21.9.

Delta Shelter in Mazama / USA by Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 21.09.2009 - Tagged as: , , ,

Delta Shelter by Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects, lead architect Tom Kunding, Photo by Benjamin Benschneider

Delta Shelter by Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects, lead architect: Tom Kundig, FAIA, photo by Benjamin Benschneider

The Seattle-based Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects designed this 1,000 square-foot weekend cabin in the beatiful countryside around Mazama in their home state Washington.

The Delta Shelter, which is basically a steel box on stilts, can be completely shuttered when the owner is away. Situated near a river in a floodplain, the 20’ x 20’ square footprint rises three stories and is topped by the living room/kitchen. Large, 10’ x 18’ steel shutters can be closed simultaneously using a hand crank.

Entrance, Photo by Benjamin Benschneider

Entrance, photo by Benjamin Benschneider

The interiors were also designed by Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects, lead arhitect was Tom Kundig, FAIA.

Delta Shelder by Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects, Photo by Benjamin Benschneider

Delta Shelder by Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects, photo by Benjamin Benschneider

The shutters' mechansim

The shutters' mechansim, photo by Benjamin Benschneider

Delta Shelter by Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects, lead architect: Tom Kunding, FAIA, photo by Tom Bies

Delta Shelter by Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects, lead architect: Tom Kundig, FAIA, photo by Tom Bies

to the Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects website

‘Outpost’ in Central Idaho / USA by Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects

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