Rabbit Snare Gorge - Cabin, designed by Design Base 8 in collaboration with Omar Gandhi Architect Inc.

Photography by Doublespace Photography

 

A family is enjoying this new modern cabin, located along the Cape Breton coastline in Nova Scotia, Canada, thanks to Design Base 8, in collaboration with Halifax-based Omar Gandhi Architect.

 

Rabbit Snare Gorge - Cabin, designed by Design Base 8 in collaboration with Omar Gandhi Architect Inc.

Photography by Doublespace Photography

After working closely with the client through numerous design iterations, Design Base 8 reached out to Omar Gandhi Architect to collaborate on the final design, detailing, and construction process.


Rabbit Snare Gorge - Cabin, designed by Design Base 8 in collaboration with Omar Gandhi Architect Inc.

Photography by Doublespace Photography

The cabin is set on a 46 acre parcel of land found on the rugged wooded coastline of rural Cape Breton.


Rabbit Snare Gorge - Cabin, designed by Design Base 8 in collaboration with Omar Gandhi Architect Inc.

Photography by Doublespace Photography

Traditional, local wood board cladding covers the cabin.


Rabbit Snare Gorge - Cabin, designed by Design Base 8 in collaboration with Omar Gandhi Architect Inc.

Photography by Doublespace Photography

Inside, there are spectacular views from the large windows and balcony.


Rabbit Snare Gorge - Cabin, designed by Design Base 8 in collaboration with Omar Gandhi Architect Inc.

Photography by Doublespace Photography

The double height kitchen and dining room make the cabin feel large and airy.


Rabbit Snare Gorge - Cabin, designed by Design Base 8 in collaboration with Omar Gandhi Architect Inc.

Photography by Doublespace Photography

Rabbit Snare Gorge - Cabin, designed by Design Base 8 in collaboration with Omar Gandhi Architect Inc.

Photography by Doublespace Photography

Stairs connecting the floors lead to the entry and bedrooms on the ground floor, and the living space on the third floor.


Rabbit Snare Gorge - Cabin, designed by Design Base 8 in collaboration with Omar Gandhi Architect Inc.

Photography by Doublespace Photography

On the upper level, the elevated cabin allows for a long, wide view of the property including the head of the gorge leading towards the ocean.


Rabbit Snare Gorge - Cabin, designed by Design Base 8 in collaboration with Omar Gandhi Architect Inc.

Photography by Doublespace Photography

Get the contemporist daily email newsletter – sign up here

  • Facebook
  • Google Plus