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

Hardanger Retreat in Norway

This retreat was desgined and built by Todd Saunders and Tommie Wilhelmsen.  A self-initiated and self-financed project. The main dilema for emerging architects is finding clients willing to take a chance with young, enthusiastic architects that have limited experience. When we first started our firm, instead of looking for clients we went looking for plots, […]

A Prefab Cabin in Norway

Both the size of the property and the budget set limits to what I could create.  My client had a list of requirements that in many ways echoed those that you can find in large holiday homes: open fireplace in the living room, kitchen, separate bedroom, shower and toilet, recalls Borge. However, there was a big […]

Fieldfare Cabin in Norway

One of my readers sent me this link, thanks Anka! What an amazing place to build a cabin and talk about roughing-it. Also, please forgive the Google Translate translation: “Fieldfare cabin is a true copy of that war Quarter Linge officers and Ålesund Sunnmøre Association members Joachim, Birger and Olaf Aarsæther built in spring 1944, […]