The Cuckoo's Nest Cabin

The Cuckoo’s Nest Cabin / Hoem + Folstad Arkitekter

Curated by Paula Pintos
Architects : Hoem + Folstad Arkitekter
Area : 115 m²
Year : 2020
Photographs : Knut Folstad
Manufacturers : Artemide, Bega, EGE, Meling, Reggiani, Alvdal Surlag AS, Eilo Tre AS, Kota Inari, Norheimsmia, Osterhausgaten Dører og Vinduer, RA Norway AS, Steinovn

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Textual content description offered by the architects. The cabin within the woods is impressed by studying Henry Thoreau´s “Walden Pound”. Architectural design is intently associated to previous farmhouses from the native valleys. The central room is dominated by a big hearth and huge room top. It opens onto the solar and lake views.

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Bedrooms and storage rooms situated on the again. The sloping partitions shield the shingle cladding from climate stress and preserve the terrace dry all year long. On the skin, each the roof and partitions are clad with heartwood pine shingles. Inside is used pine planks that are lower to all the thickness of the log.

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The planks, subsequently, have a tapered thickness which gives an additional problem for the carpenter throughout laying. The sauna annex consists of a sauna with a self-designed aluminum bathtub and a wooden range.

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As well as, is a restroom with sliding glass doorways that may be opened to the forest and lake. Each the cabin and sauna are set on poles in order that the entire development is lifted above the bottom. It causes all floor water from each rain and melting snow to simply drains away. All mounted furnishing, together with doorways and sofas, are made on-site.