cabin nerskogen by oslo-based studio vardehaugen rests on a sloping terrain in the alpine landscape of trollheimen, central norway. the mountain residence is clad in carbonized wood, concrete, and floor-to-ceiling glass windows, while it is primarily defined by three separate fireplaces on the edges of its star-shaped plan, each connected to a concrete gable.

vardehaugen's nerskogen cabin in norway is defined by three separate fireplacesall images courtesy of vardehaugen



due to the strict building regulations of the area, vardehaugen has reworked norway’s old fashioned cabin style into its modern version, created in close collaboration with local carpenters. extending towards three different directions, the 120 sqm structure encloses two bedrooms on one wing, a living room and dining room on another, and a master bedroom on the third. three fireplaces are placed at the edge of each extending wing, while additional facilities include a sauna, bathrooms, and a ski preparation room.  vardehaugen's nerskogen cabin in norway is defined by three separate fireplaces vardehaugen's nerskogen cabin in norway is defined by three separate fireplaces vardehaugen's nerskogen cabin in norway is defined by three separate fireplaces 



project info:



name: nerskogen cabin

architect: vardehaugen

location: trollheimen, central norway

  • Yes, it is beautiful …an excellent design with perfect symmetry …but, “It’s cold out. Let me in to see the rest.”

    Jimmy Xi says:

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