Vardehaugen’s 1:1 Project Plans Let You Walk Through Their Drawings

Norway based architecture studio Vardehaugen has created a series of life-sized project drawings in its own backyard. Inspired by the idea that the "bodily sensation of scale, or the notion of simply walking through a room, cannot be experienced through traditional 3D visualizations or scaled models," the 1:1 models allow for better understandings of dimensions and spatial sequences, even before the projects are built.

Sketch of “House of the Nymph” project. Image © Vardehaugen

Through the full-sized drawings, the architectural ability to visualize the unbuilt can be strengthened, while helping with the communication of concepts and solutions.

Sketch of “The Wolfhorse” project. Image © Vardehaugen
Building Circle. Image © Vardehaugen
Real Stamsund. Image © Vardehaugen
Sketch on site of “Cabin Vardehaugen” project. Image © Vardehaugen

Learn more about Vardehaugen on their Instagram, or later next month on their new website.

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Cite: Sabrina Santos. "Vardehaugen’s 1:1 Project Plans Let You Walk Through Their Drawings" 16 Jan 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

Sketch of “Mountain Hill Cabin” project. Image © Vardehaugen


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