Viewpoint Granasjøen By Bergersen Arkitekter AS

View all 14 Photos

A small and multi-functional grass roof house in the middle of nature.

Built in a mountainous landscape in Trollheimen, Norway, Viewpoint Granasjøen provides the perfect space to relax and admire the beauty of nature. Trondheim-based Bergersen Arkitekter AS architecture practice designed the small grass roof house to complement the setting as well as the existing main cabin. The design provides a modern take on the traditional Norwegian Gapahuk, which translates to lean-to in English, but goes beyond its classic shelter label.

Created in a close collaboration with the client, the compact structure suits his specific needs and becomes a multi-functional space. Lounge area, bath house, or grill shed – the cabin welcomes visitors into a cozy interior. Sliding glass doors connect the space to nature, providing gorgeous views over the mountains and the Granasjøen lake. A custom wood bench and a built-in fireplace create a warm atmosphere. At the same time, the stone flooring continues on the terrace, blurring the line between indoors and outdoors. Stained dark wood cladding complements the main house, while the grass-covered roof and angled walls blend the shelter into nature. Photographs© Kjetil Nordø.

    string(5) "admin"
Tags: ,

Featured Products Explore new arrivals at the Gessato Shop

More for you

  • Sonoma Farmhaus

    A retreat designed for a cycling enthusiast and nature lover. Seattle-based architecture firm SKB Architects…

  • Eulalia Gil

    The recovery and revitalization of an industrial warehouse in Madrid. Completed by experimental architecture firm…

  • Caterpillar Hill House

    A wood-clad home inspired by tree houses. Named Caterpillar Hill, this wood-clad house rises from…

  • The Filter Pavilion

    A space of quiet reflection in the middle of Times Square. Designed by CLB Architects…

  • Art House

    Three volumes arranged around a courtyard in Palo Alto, California. When the owners of a…

  • Cabin Rones

    A cabin with views of a Norwegian fjord. Located on a steep site in Rones,…

  • Brick House with Tower

    A contemporary brick house that celebrates Norwegian masonry traditions. Inspired by the masonry building traditions…

Around the world

  • Wonder Bee & Bee

    A slow tourism project in southern Italy. Wonder Grottole started out as an experiment but…

  • Hotel Grand Stark

    A building from 1908 transformed into a stylish boutique hotel. Located in the Central Eastside…

  • The Circulo Mexicano Hotel

    A 19th century residential building transformed into a hotel with Shaker-inspired furniture. Located in the…

loader