Summer House Gravråk, addition

This project for a summer retreat is an addition to an old “Nordlandshus” (traditional northern Norwegian house) on a remote site in the coastal area of Lofoten. The original idea was to envelop the old and worn-down timber core within a new climatic shell, leaving the old house standing freely and structurally unstressed inside. The new shell had a separate foundation and structure, and followed its own grid module. This gave an interesting “syncopation” of door- and window openings between the old and new structures.

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