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Energy-efficient timber cabin is made from all-natural materials in Norway

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 14, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Oct 13, 2015

Dikehaugen 12 comprises three saddle-roofed buildings: the main living space, sauna, and annex. All three volumes are constructed from locally milled untreated wood and clad in pine shingles, also left unpainted, that will develop a patina over time. The house was built using as much recyclable and plant-based materials as possible so that only a minimal amount of non-recyclable waste will be generated at the end of its lifespan. Schmidt minimized site disturbance by designing with the existing landscape,...






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