The Rabot Cabin

The Rabot Tourist Cabin is one of many DNT (Norwegian Trekking Association) lodging facilities throughout Norway. It is located at 1200 meters above sea level, close to the glacier at Okstindan in northern Norway. The site is spectacular and the mountains and glaciers are in close proximity. The weather can be extremely harsh and the structure is constructed for heavy winds and storm.

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Hand Built Houses

A “handmade” house is perhaps the antithesis of the machine-made homes many of us know today. The hand built movement blossomed in the second half of the last century, with architects, untrained builders, and designers going into the country and making their own homes in protest against the turbulent events of the time.

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The Brick House mirrors surrounding landscape

This organic design, of the aptly-named Brick House, is playfully opposing its incredible modernist features. iSTUDIO Architecture from India was responsible for the design of this stunning residence. Located a midst the rural settlements in Wada, the gently sloping and curving brick structure beautifully mimics the topography of the surrounding hills and farms.

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Moonlight, Organic Architecture Indian Style

It grows out of the site enhancing the grace of the surrounding nature. Architect Mahesh Naik’s ‘Moonlight’ – the farmhouse in Kot, Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra in India, sees him using a simple approach to designing – without defined lines of front, rear or side. The architecture of Moonlight has no beginning nor ending. The outside and inside merge seamlessly; the architecture of the site and that of the structure becomes one.

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