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A writing space too beautiful to write in



Okay, this might be the writer’s cabin to end all writer’s cabins. In fact, I’m not sure you can even call this amazing flip-down, glass-walled writing retreat with 360-degree views a “cabin.” Says

At 500 square feet, it is not a huge retreat but it serves its purpose perfectly: fold-up sides keep it secure when not in use, while doubling as privacy screens, light blocks and thermal barriers as desired. Essentially a glass house on the inside, folding down three of the four exterior walls gives the occupant a nearly 360-degree connection to the surrounding context.

With a writing space this gorgeous, though, how could you get anything done? The temptation to stare out at the landscape—while warming your feet by the “180-degree rotating fireplace”—might seriously undermine productivity…

Further Reading:

  • Prefer a writing space with a little more action? Take a cue from author Tony Parsons and try Heathrow airport.
  • Want to see more writers’ spaces? Write Place, Write Time features the workspaces of established and up-and-coming writers.

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