Facing towards North sunlight and the warmth that it brings is maximized inside the house with Coigüe and Cypress shaping the exterior. A concrete base provides a stable platform that can counter the strong winds on bad weather days.
To bring in ample natural light a large section of one of the external walls was replaced with a glass wall even as unnecessary internal partitions were removed to create a loft-like common space.
Strong winds from the north are all too common in this region of Norway and the cabin’s orientation and overall form specifically ensure that the wind does not damage the property in any form. Beautiful and apt lighting fixtures along with pops of color put the final touches on this dashing getaway that takes you into the heart of Sjusjøen.
An open living area with a gallery style setting an ergonomic kitchen with ample space for prepping and cooking and a large dining area that is perfect for hosting friends and family on weekends make for a dynamic and engaging home.
The building has its own little garden space which is shared with the original home a private entrance that is not connected with the main entryway and can be turned into a completely independent home down the line. A neutral color palette wooden accents and a splash of green turn this adaptable addition into a modern delight.
Maximizing space is on the top of everyone’s agenda when it comes to home design and decorating. The one little hassle with the brilliant plan is of course how do you actually get it done without sacrificing on form! As always we look around for inspiration and ideas that help us with space-savvy design even as we work within style constraints.
With an open plan living dining area and small single-wall kitchen organizational ease takes over inside the apartment. A ladder reaching up to the storage area above the bathroom and a neatly tucked away bedroom with plenty of privacy complete the transformation that is both pleasing and practical.
A laminated timber structure extends into the pergola outside and offers shade while passive heating technology and concrete floors soak up the ‘barely available’ natural heat during the winter months to keep the living area and bedrooms toasty warm. Triple glazing and top-notch insulation put the final touches on an eco-savvy and exquisite family home on the serene coast.