It is wood that shapes both the interior and exterior of these two versatile prefabs that were crafted in a factory in Sao Paulo and transported over 150 km to reach their final destination.
Not every home needs to be about a spectacular or unique façade that steals the spotlight turns heads and makes a big impact right off the bat. In fact a modest and unassuming façade that blends with other homes in the neighborhood offers advantages of its own.
White is the color of choice inside and that barely comes as a surprise in a region where Scandinavian style and aesthetics hold sway. Gentle pastel hues shelving that extends all the way up to the ceiling and space-savvy hidden cabinets complete this relaxing and charming Hanko home.
By adding a large floor-to-ceiling glass window in the living area towards the south and the east the kitchen sitting zone and dining space now enjoy unabated view of the hypnotic scenery outside. Even the loft style bedroom gets a long window of its own that allows guests to take in the sights and sounds of Eidsvåg even as they soak in its comfort.
A home where 10 poorly planned internal rooms stood has now been turned into a spacious cheerful and comfortable cabin and one can find absolutely no trace of those unnecessary partitions. Smart insulation elegant décor and carefully preserved traditional Norwegian charm now shape this remarkable escape.
A beautiful log cabin with a glistening exterior definitely doesn’t have the intention of blending in. It was made to stand out and it does so with class! The stone chimney is the cold element that shakes up the generally warm decor. A cozy cottage in the mountains doesn’t just offer an outstanding view of the landscape it also represents the perfect countryside shack with charming little window shutters and a matching fence surrounding it.
This is a dream log cabin that combines the concepts of traditional cottage architecture with the dynamic of upscale houses. It radiates comfort and grandiosity without seeming over the top due to the simplicity of the wood.