This futuristic mountaintop cabin was erected in the Alps as a shelter for mountain climbers

Slovenian Alpine Shelter Skuta was designed by Harvard University students and Slovenian studio OFIS. To erect the cabin, the elements of the structure had to be transported by a helicopter and then assembled right on Skuta Mountain.


The video made by Carniolus studio shows the process of construction: all the components built off-site were airlifted into place and installed in just one day by a team of 60 volunteers.

When you look at the pictures of the cabin for the first time, you wonder how it could appear in that remote and inaccessible place. It looks fantastic and inviting at the same time. We think it would be really great to spend a day or two in the shelter above the clouds contemplating beautiful mountain scenery.


What do you think about the project? Isn't it a bright example of modern technological wonder? You are welcome to tell us in the comments below!


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41 Comments
Anastasia Kukalo
Wow! Such an amazing retreat!
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Feb 26, 2016 10:12AM
Jan Mill Turner
Awesome..
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Feb 26, 2016 9:34PM
C-h L. Cooper
C-h L. Cooper
beautiful!
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Feb 26, 2016 9:58PM
Peter Purificacion
Peter Purificacion
must be an amazing experience building this in the middle of this locations. Human Technoogy at work.
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Feb 26, 2016 10:17PM
James Kennedy
James Kennedy
NOT MY CUP OF TEA. James Kennedy
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Feb 26, 2016 10:33PM
Bonnie Dehais
Wow I wish i could be there
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Feb 27, 2016 12:49AM
Donna Meadows
Oh so beautiful
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Feb 27, 2016 1:28AM
Tom Young
Tom Young
Awesome...
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Feb 27, 2016 2:03AM
Nicole Toma-Tolman
Looks like it's going to go sledding if a pebble works loose!
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Feb 27, 2016 3:57AM
oilfndr
What is the view from the large windows on the side of the cabin? Is this the best possible view or was that taken into account during the design or construction?
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Feb 27, 2016 4:30AM
Sandra M Carrero Otero
Sandra M Carrero Otero
Like It!!
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Feb 27, 2016 5:34AM
Vic Estrada
Practical, and could be romantic.
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Feb 27, 2016 6:12AM
Kat Frederick
Kat Frederick
Oh my! I'd love to go up there, just to take Photos, of all the beautiful surroundings! What an awesome view you'd have, from up there!
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Feb 27, 2016 11:58AM
William Beltran
William Beltran
yep! human being at his best.
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Feb 27, 2016 12:12PM
Michele Stillfluffy Vics
strange...looks like it's floating on air. Just doesn't blend in with scenery.
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Feb 27, 2016 11:12PM

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