Now You Can Assemble Your Own Tiny House for Outdoor Recreation

Vancouver-based Leckie Studio Architecture + Design has founded the Backcountry Hut Company to bring affordable recreation structures to outdoor enthusiasts. Inspired by IKEA's philosophy of providing superior design at a moderate price point, the prefabricated hut prototype aims to embody the company's four cornerstones: function, quality, sustainability, and value.

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The hut system is designed for adaptability, and can be constructed on any backcountry site accessible by truck or helicopter. The engineered wooden post-and-beam frame can be assembled in the tradition of community barn raising. Prefabricated wall and roof panels are small enough to be lifted with a pulley and winch. The hut can then be finished with a simple nail-on window system and customizable interior fit-outs and exterior finishes. The modular structure is also customizable by combining 10-foot units.

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Though originally intended for backcountry use, the hut is flexible enough to be used on both rural and urban sites. The shell can be furnished to accommodate full-time habitation, similar to a tiny house.

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Cite: Alyssa Wu. "Now You Can Assemble Your Own Tiny House for Outdoor Recreation" 02 Oct 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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