Tag Archives: Norway

Tiny Writers Retreat in Asker, Norway

The cabins sharp geometric form is due to the unusual boundaries of the site, among other constraints like the terrain, and the location of underground pipework. The retreat contains 173 square feet of usable floor space and is divided up into two main sections: the outdoor space, and the indoor space.” – Humble Homes See more […]

215 Square Foot Off-Grid Concrete Solar Shelter

We realize this is not a house; but wouldn’t this 215 square foot concrete shell make a cool solar tiny house? See more at LJB.no and ArchDaily. The main structure has the shape of a tilted cube and this creates a covered entrance for the services and at the same time offers a perfect south exposition […]

Lyset Paa Lista – An Outpost to Preserve Rural Norway

The structure itself was built with the help of locals and architecture students from both Norway and Mexico. According to the architects the project was formed in typical TYIN fashion, the design of the outpost took place in tandem with the building process. Part of this was due to pragmatic factors like the availability of […]

Inge & Jørn Built the North Of The Sun Cabin from Driftwood and other Cast-off Materials

Inge Wegge (25) and Jørn Ranum (22) spent nine months of cold, Norwegian winter in the isolated and uninhabited bay of a remote, arctic island by the coast of Northern-Norway, facing nothing but the vast Atlantic Ocean. There they built a cabin out of driftwood and other cast-off materials that washed up on shore.” – Tiny […]

Troll Cabins – Mountain Photography by Jack Brauer

These quaint little grass-roofed cabins look like a troll village; actually I think they are summer cabins for farmers up at Haukåssætra high above the town of Urke and the Norangsfjorden. . Photo © copyright by Jack Brauer.” – Mountain Photography by Jack Brauer via Troll Cabins : Sunnmøre Alps, Norway