Norwegian Wood Cabin

Norwegian Wood Cabin

Architect
Pushak
Location
Oyer, Norway | View Map
Project Year
2014
Category
Private Houses

Norwegian Wood Cabin

Pushak as Architects

Old farm buildings in the mountains of Norway have inspired the low, long and slim shape of the building. The site has anextensive view of the mountain ranges in the west. This white horizon is present in all parts of the interior, down to the bathtub. The client asked for a cabin with three bedrooms separated from the living area. Modern holiday homes are places where friends and family gather. There are therefore many places for socializing or withdrawal in the house. Two annex buildings will be completed at a later stage, creating a small yard and a sheltered and sunny terrace. The cladding of the outer walls and roof is made of horizontal local hard pine in large dimensions. The elongated gutters are also made of wood. Interior cladding and furniture are made of pine without knots. The interior wood are wax treated and not sealed to keep its natural performance. The fireplace, kitchen and foundation are in grey in situ concrete with wooden formwork.

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