The land is on a slope, generally steep heavily forested but flatter and open in a few places. Rocks are exposed all over the place, due to natural and human influences. Most of the trees are mature growth and seem healthy and sturdy. East to west runs a scar from previous development, with younger trees and big rocks. North-south there’s an informal or historic trail crossing the center of the property.
Revising earlier 8x12ft cabin design after gaining a new understanding of framing techniques. Feeling my way through building using virtual materials built to match designs found in research.
Basic designs for different applications: work table, picnic table, and bench.
These are some examples of simple buildings. Often used for storage, livestock, and work spaces. The shed, lean-to, monopitch style of roof has the appeal of reducing material cost and labor required to put up a structure. I like this aesthetic for the mountain.
Stacking dry stones is probably one of the oldest foundation building techniques ever. There are many loose stones of all sizes available to us where we are on the mountain, so this technique seems a natural fit.
Interesting ideas found while searching online for inspiration.