set within trollheimen, a scenic mountain region in norway, ‘viewpoint granasjøen’ by bergersen arkitekter AS is a modern version of the old norwegian gapahuk – meaning simple wooden structure with two our three walls and a roof. encompassing various functions like shelter, summer house, grill shed, bath house, or just an observatory, the structure takes into consideration the owner’s needs and was designed in close collaboration with him.

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designed by bergersen arkitekter SA, viewpoint granasjøen is set within a scenic mountain region in norway
all images by kjetil nordø

 

 

featuring a green roof, ‘viewpoint granasjøen’ by bergersen arkitekter AS is clad in dark brown stained wood, matching the main cabin of the property. its simple design, the materials used, and an angled roof mimicking the mountains result in a property that blends seamlessly with its surroundings. floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors open to the landscape, incorporating it even more to nature. inside, a specially designed and built-in bench makes sure there’s good seating. 

bergersen arkitekter as granasjoen viewpoint norway designboom
the structure references the norwegian gapahuk – a simple wooden structure with two our three walls and a roof

bergersen arkitekter as granasjoen viewpoint norway designboom
the angled roof mimics the surrounding mountains

bergersen arkitekter as granasjoen viewpoint norway designboom
cladded in dark brown stained wood, the cabin also features a green roof

bergersen arkitekter as granasjoen viewpoint norway designboom
floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors connect the interior with the interior

bergersen arkitekter as granasjoen viewpoint norway designboom
a wooden bench has been installed, providing views of the landscape

bergersen arkitekter as granasjoen viewpoint norway designboom
a fireplace keeps the interiors warm during the cold months

bergersen arkitekter as granasjoen viewpoint norway designboom
the cabin was designed in close collaboration with the owner

bergersen arkitekter as granasjoen viewpoint norway designboom
the reference with the landscape is obvious

bergersen arkitekter as granasjoen viewpoint norway designboom
the norwegian region where the cabin is set is called trollheimen

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