Ever since architect Armin Blasbichler was a child, he had the idea to build a house that looked just like the log stacks and let the home blend into the scenery that he had grown up with. The result is der Muslhaufen, which sits in Lüsen, not far from the Dolomites.
loveisspeed.......: PARIS ON THE HUDSON: NATHANIEL GOLDBERG'S HUDSON VALLEY HOME He may have been raised amid the splendors of Paris, but globe-trotting fashion photographer Nathaniel Goldberg lost his heart to a simple country cottage in New York's Hudson Valley..
An exterior view of the home of Charles and Julie Carmignac, in the 14th arrondissement of Paris, on Oct. 11, 2010. The couple decided to ad color and fantasy to their home by filling it with objects that reflected their sense of humor while keeping its original threadbare style of faded ivory stucco walls and worn hardwood floors. (Andreas Meichsner/The New York Times)