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Nelson Island, British Columbia, Canada

A remote, topographically challenging location made for some unique challenges on this 1000 sq. ft. cabin. Kettle River Timberworks handled this one soup to nuts – design, engineering, permitting, logistics, general contracting, timberwork, glasswork and finishing carpentry.

All materials were barged to the island and then choppered from the barge to the building site on the bluff overlooking the water. The project is completely off-grid – rainwater recovery and filtration, solar power, composting toilets and firewood heating. A unique ‘cantilevered’ staircase projects from the wall. Extensive glasswork and skylights give this cabin panoramic views of the ocean and the stars at night.

Location Nelson Island, British Columbia, Canada
Builder Kettle River Timberworks
Home Design Kettle River Timberworks