Micro Cluster Cabins

Micro Cluster Cabins by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter




Micro Cluster Cabins
Photo © Lars Petter Pettersen

The client wanted a cabin for the whole family, but at the same time it needed to be divisible in some way.

Micro Cluster Cabins
Photo © Lars Petter Pettersen

The solution was a cluster of three structures, which can be used individually. Each of the buildings is defined as a clarified geometric volume, organized around the outdoor area that binds them together as one unit.

Micro Cluster Cabins
Photo © Lars Petter Pettersen

Toward the northeast, a hill borders and defines the site, together with the view in the opposite direction.

Micro Cluster Cabins
Photo © Lars Petter Pettersen

The spatial interaction between landscape and the structure creates a beneficial microclimate.

Micro Cluster Cabins
Photo © Lars Petter Pettersen

This is reflected by the structures’ southwest orientation, where the gable end is glazed.

Micro Cluster Cabins
Photo © Lars Petter Pettersen

In the other directions the buildings appear more closed. Source by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter.

Micro Cluster Cabins
Photo © Lars Petter Pettersen

Location: Herfell, Vestfold, Norway
Architect: Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
Area: 70 m2
Year: 2014
Client: Private
Photographs: Lars Petter Pettersen, Courtesy of Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Micro Cluster Cabins
Photo © Lars Petter Pettersen
Micro Cluster Cabins
Photo © Lars Petter Pettersen
Micro Cluster Cabins
Photo © Lars Petter Pettersen

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One thought on “Micro Cluster Cabins by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter”

  1. After seeing this structure I feel the experience of Nordic architecture, simple….. and use of wood emphasising tradition and modernity as one .

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