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House Engan / Knut Hjeltnes

  • 01:00 - 27 March, 2014
House Engan / Knut Hjeltnes
House Engan  / Knut Hjeltnes, Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes
Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes

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  • Collaborators

    Øystein Trondahl, Nils Ole Bae Brandtzæg, Nils Erik Hjorth Joneid, Sieglinde Muribø
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House Engan  / Knut Hjeltnes, Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes
Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes

Axonometric
Axonometric

The importance of keeping the characteristic rock formation of the site and the dramatic view shaped the house.

Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes
Courtesy of Knut Hjeltnes

The first floor of terraced concrete is carefully adjusted to the site, to avoid any alteration of the rocky hills, and keep an imtimate connection with the ground.

A wooden volume – a shape typical for traditional norwegian housing – is placed on top of the lower concrete body. This volume contains the more private functions of the house.


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Cite: "House Engan / Knut Hjeltnes" 27 Mar 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/490004/house-engan-knut-hjeltnes/> ISSN 0719-8884