Back to basics in minimalist cabin in Norway

The complexities of modern life will recede into the distance with a stay at Larsestølen in Skurdalen near to Norways oldest ski resort Geilo. Historically the mountain cabin was where farmgirls would spend theirs summers, herding the farm animals during the warmer months. Today, old meets new as the small log-house has been upgraded with a modern style extension. The panoramic...

Scandinavian Cabin Fever – See the Naked Naust in Norway!

Inspired by Norway’s traditional boathouses 'naust', the Swedish architect Erik Kolman Janouch decided to build a cabin by the rough Norwegain sea on the remote Vega Island. With all natural materials and a minimal design the architect has achieved to create a secret and safe haven in stunningly dramatic surroundings. Vega Cottage stands on the island of Vega in the Norwegian archipelago not...

Cabin Fever; Amazing Scandinavian must see weekend escapes!

Most children loves cabin life. And although you might feel more relaxed in the comfort of your own home, there are some crazy cool cabins out there that will make you pretty excited to head for a family weekend escape too... As I child I loved going to the cabin during the holidays, the simple life and the fact that the smaller space brought the family closer together; from outdoor activities...

Scandinavian Cabin; One family shares 118 square feet

In only 11 square meters or approximately 118 square feet a family of four spends their weekend and holidays together, not far from Trondheim in Norway. The Norwegian architect couple Anne Lise Bjerkan and Bendik Manum wanted to build a cabin with little need of maintenance and that would be easy to heat up. The concept of small cabins like this is very popular in Scandinavia at the moment and...