TYIN tegnestue architects arne garborg extension in norway
TYIN tegnestue architects arne garborg extension in norway
may 03, 2014

TYIN tegnestue architects arne garborg extension in norway

‘arne garborg’ by TYIN tegnestue architects, trondheim, norway
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TYIN tegnestue architects debut their first international structure in norway, the arne garborg addition to a single family house. in adherence to local building codes, the walls gain a robust 30 cm and the roof half a meter thick- easily controlled by the studio as they took over every aspect of the design and build. the new construction creates a new spacious entry with a combined laundry and bathroom. as the wooden structure grows in elevation it also gradually breaks away from the host building before wrapping back around to enclose the space. this creates a larger ceiling plenum over a multifunctional loft. apertures of varying sizes dot the exterior pine-clad envelope either providing light or specific views from different parts of the interior. the extension also stands as a challenge to the existing vernacular, pushing the boundaries of the allowable building forms in the area- a design move that has warranted both praise and skepticism within the community.



entrance under the new addition
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view of the larger living room space

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living room interior
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spacious interior flooded with natural light
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wall sheathing detail around window openings
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loft space
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project info:



location:        trondheim, norway
client:            vivian helene bye og tom erik kroknes
project:        simgle family house extension
cost:            1 300 000 nok / 157 000 eur
building period:    september 2011 – january 2014
area:            48 sqm

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