Cabin Vindheim by Vardehaugen in Lillehammer, Norway
project: Cabin VindheimArchitects: vicinity: Lillehammer, NorwayArea: 699 sq.ftPhotographs by using: Courtesy of
architecture studio have designed a snowbound cabin called Cabin Vindheim withing a deep Norwegian forest, close to the metropolis of Lillehammer. As you will expect, the place in which it's miles placed is problem to heavy blizzard and low temperatures. As a result, the outdoors is clad with black-stained pinewood offering ambitious apertures reduce into the facade. It additionally boasts huge windows that offer perspectives to the fairy-tale like surroundings.
Cabin Vindheim is situated deep into the forest, within the alpine panorama near Lillehammer / Norway. The cabin is inspired with the aid of the traditional motif of snowbound cabins, that have most effective their roofs sticking out thru the snow. when snow covers the structure the department between architecture and nature becomes blurred, and the roof will become a man-made slope for ski jumping, toboggan runs and different snow-based sports.
despite a compact floor plan (55m2) the cabin is spatially rich and generous because of the sloping roof and the diverse uplifts. From the main bedroom and the mezzanine you may even gaze up at the stars and experience the northern light, while lying in bed. while resting within the cabin’s bedroom, a huge 4m-long window creates the impression of napping above the treetops and below the celebrities.
The constructing, which is composed of a big living room, a bed room, a ski preparation room and a small annex with a software room, is clad in black-stained ore pine. The interior is lighter, completely covered in waxed poplar veneer. The uninterrupted ceiling connects all the rooms.