the world's most visited architecture website
i

Sign up now and start saving and organizing your favorite architecture projects and photos

Sign up now to save and organize your favorite architecture projects

i

Find the most inspiring products for your projects in our Product Catalog.

Find the most inspiring products in our Product Catalog.

i

Get the ArchDaily Chrome Extension and be inspired with every new tab. Install here »

i

All over the world, architects are finding cool ways to re-use run-down old buildings. Click here to see the best in Refurbishment Architecture.

Want to see the coolest refurbishment projects? Click here.

i

Immerse yourself in inspiring buildings with our selection of 360 videos. Click here.

See our immersive, inspiring 360 videos. Click here.

All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions
Navigate articles using your keyboard
  1. ArchDaily
  2. Projects
  3. Houses
  4. Norway
  5. Lund Hagem
  6. 2014
  7. Knapphullet / Lund Hagem

Knapphullet / Lund Hagem

  • 03:00 - 10 February, 2016
Knapphullet / Lund Hagem
Knapphullet  / Lund Hagem, © Kim muller
© Kim muller

© Ivar Kvaal © Ivar Kvaal © Kim muller © Ivar Kvaal + 29

© Kim muller
© Kim muller

Text description provided by the architects. Knapphullet is a small annex replacing two small sheds on the property. The new building has a distinctive roof free spanning. The roof folds down to the ground creating a ramp up to a viewing platform connecting to the upper cliff.

© Ivar Kvaal
© Ivar Kvaal

The project began as an idea for how to utilize a naturally sheltered area surrounded by large rocks and dense vegetation. The idea developed to create a way to climb up from this shelter to see the panoramic view over the sea, which led to the characteristic shape of the roof: a stepped ramp leads up from the terrain to the roof.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

A sheltederd atrium is formed by the house and the cliffs where the interior concrete bench extends from the interior to the exterior tying it all together.

© Ivar Kvaal
© Ivar Kvaal

The annex contains a suspended bed, a small living space and a bathroom. The building occupies a small footprint, but the space expands vertically into three levels: the basement, the ground floor level and the roof.

© Kim muller
© Kim muller

The annex is accessed by a footpath that runs along the small meandering wooded area to the north of the site. The slit on the roof pours light into the building, combined with a hammock.

© Kim muller
© Kim muller

Site restrictions and planning limitation:

Materials:

Exterior.

Roof: 270mm thick concrete with 30 mm VIP insulation on the inside. Courtyard and floors: White concrete

© Kim muller
© Kim muller

Interior.

Acoustic ceiling is covered with woven oak strips to mask joints in the panels making a continuous surface. Interior walls are natural sawn oak 50/50mm.

© Kim muller
© Kim muller

View the complete gallery

About this office
Lund Hagem
Office
Cite: "Knapphullet / Lund Hagem" 10 Feb 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/781620/knapphullet-lund-hagem/> ISSN 0719-8884
Read comments
Read comments