Twisted Cabin by JVA

View all 15 Photos

In the snowy and wooded area of Kvitjell, Norway is an unconventional house that rejects tempered lines in favor of the daringly oblique. Designed by Jarmund Visgnaes Architects aka JVA, Twisted Cabin honors form over program, but manages to incorporate the latter in a creative way that caters to the building’s unique bends and angles. The plan of Twisted Cabin places all kinds of geometric conditions, with the rare orthogonal walls that serve to reorient the in-house resident. Between the extreme shear of the roof and the occasionally sloped, wooden interior walls, the rooms include typical living spaces as well as a ski shed, sauna, and even a bubble bath. The multi-faceted boundaries isolate each room, transforming each individual space into its own perfect getaway.

via

Kimberly

Kimberly

Kimberly is a graduate from MIT's Department of Architecture, and has recently joined the publication team at MIT OpenCourseWare. While architecture remains her first love, her interests encompass literature – epic poetry and Medieval romances are her favorite – and also fashion.

Take me there

  • Design Destination: San Francisco

    A design lover’s dream destination, San Francisco teems with well-known ‘must-visit’ locations and lesser-known gems….

More for you

  • Beyond the Blueprint: ArchiPlan Studio

    Italian design and architecture firm ArchiPlan Studio craft their work around careful observation, focused research,…

  • The Chapel of Silence

    Resting quietly among the leafy trees just outside the small Italian town of Botticino is…

  • A Floating Sauna In Sweden

    Beautifully integrated into its natural surroundings and context, this floating sauna conceptually links Sweden, Italy,…

  • Bed-Stuy Loft

    Renovated and completely transformed by New York-based design practice New Affiliates, Bed-Stuy Loft is a…

Close Cart