Modern A frame cabin:
Framing, in construction, is the fitting together of pieces to give a structure support and shape.[1] Framing materials are usually wood,engineered wood, or structural steel. Building framing is divided into two broad categories,[2] heavy-frame construction (heavy framing) if the vertical supports are few and heavy such as in timber framing, pole building framing, or steel framing or many and smaller called light-frame construction (light framing) including balloon, platform and light-steel framing. Light-frame construction using standardized dimensional lumber has become the dominant construction method in North America and Australia because of itseconomy. Use of minimal structural material allows builders to enclose a large area with minimal cost, while achieving a wide variety of architectural styles.
UO Journal: How to Build an A-Frame Cabin:
A Frame cabin:

For this tiny house in Brecht, Belgium, adding 290 square feet to the 566-square-foot A-frame was all that was allowed by local building ordinances, but the architects at dmvA found that a single wing extended out to the side gave resident Rini van Beek all the storage and living space that she needed.

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Originally appeared in This Minimal Addition Looks Magical in the Belgian Forest
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An A-frame Cabin or Tiny House for $2000 (“The Dart”- Greenhouse Studio?)

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