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House in the snowy woods: housing with a complex dynamic facade

Cabin Vindheim - a country house with a dynamic facade.


The Norwegian municipality Lillehammer Located in the woods house in the form of severalgenital volumes. By creating this project, the architects were inspired by the outlines of houses in the snowy winter, when, after a heavy snowfall can be seen only the roofs of houses. It turned out very unusual and impressive.

Architectural project of the Norwegian Vardehaugen studio.


Architectural studio Vardehaugen It has implemented the construction of a country house called Cabin Vindheim. Residence is located in the woods and resembles somewhat pointed triangular shapes, creating a kind of dynamic composition.

Cabin Vindheim. Inside view.


Despite the relatively small area 65square meters, the house looks spacious by multi-level ceilings. Inside is a living room, bedroom, kitchen, small storage room for skis and other sports equipment. In the bedroom, over the head of the owners, have done a wide window opening through which at night you can admire the northern lights.

Cabin Vindheim. Bedroom.

Cabin Vindheim. House plan.


For the facade the architects used Rudow pine, painted in black. Inside the structure is sheathed with plywood (poplar) light shades.

Cabin Vindheim. The layout of the house.


Norwegians love to build homes that are integrated into the natural landscape. So, in the vicinity of the Norwegian ski resort is Alsheia house, partly hidden in the natural slope. In winter it is almost imperceptible, t. To. The concrete, the color blends with the surrounding nature.

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